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HSC, Deterra launch campaign to protect families from unused medicationsBy Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is launching an educational campaign to prevent overdose deaths by teaching families how to properly dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription medications.   Through a collaboration with Deterra pouches by Verde, HSC and several community partners will distribute 500 pouches, which destroy drugs when warm water is added to the bags containing deactivating pods. Deterra pouches will also be provided to some Read More »

Aug 10, 2020

HSC’s FitWorth providing dairy, produce for Fort Worth’s food insecure familiesBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s FitWorth program is partnering with GoFresh to provide boxes of food to hungry families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration will supply families with dairy and produce through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Read More »

Jul 8, 2020

HSC Drug Drop Box Program provides a safe way to dispose of unneeded medicationsBy Betsy Friauf The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth provides a safe place to dispose of unneeded and expired drugs. You’ll find a secure drop box, available to the public as well as our campus, in the HSC Police Department lobby at 3600 Mattison Ave. It’s open 24/7. Visitor parking Read More »

Jun 12, 2020

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Volunteers, HSC deliver more than 7,000 masks to Tarrant-area organizationsBy Diane Smith   A project organized to help fight COVID-19 produced more than 7,000 protective masks that were delivered to Fort Worth’s most vulnerable communities. “They saw there was a need and they filled a need,” said Fort Worth businessman Jim Rosenthal, who coordinated a plan in early April that linked Tex-Air Filters with Read More »

May 20, 2020

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HSC is here for our alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic – and every dayBy Betsy Friauf Each day, the Alumni Relations team at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth works to strengthen alumni bonds of fellowship by developing relationships, establishing lifelong learning connections and cultivating alumni as leaders, volunteers, advocates and donors for HSC. Rising to a new challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic, Read More »

May 13, 2020

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HSC High School Art Show goes virtual this yearSince 1985, the HSC High School Art show has showcased young people’s work in media from photography to painting to computer art, and several in between. The show, usually on view each spring in the EAD Atrium Gallery, is an annual tradition that draws 11th– and 12th-grade artists from Cooke, Denton, Erath, Hood, Parker, Tarrant, Read More »

Apr 28, 2020

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Don’t toss it – donate it during Earth Day Clothing DriveBy Oreoluwa Obayan Help out the disadvantaged, the environment, and your own sense of purpose by donating discarded clothes and household goods during the HSC Fort Worth Clothing Drive, a student project honoring Earth Day. April 22 through May 6, drop off your items in a no-touch bin on the west side of the HSC Read More »

Apr 20, 2020

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HSC Community Garden continues to provide organic fresh produce to food banksBy Oreoluwa Obayan The HSC Fort Worth Community Garden continues to grow fresh organic produce for those experiencing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic — while following guidelines for physical distancing and sanitizing. The garden last year donated 150 pounds of fresh produce to local food banks and the HSC Student Food Pantry. This spring Read More »

Apr 8, 2020

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‘We are not helpless’: HSC, Tex-Air Filters partner to make 100s of masks to fight COVID-19By Diane Smith Fort Worth businessman Jim Rosenthal is attacking COVID-19 as it charts a ruthless path across the United States with an army of crafty volunteers. The mysterious disease moved into North Texas communities bringing a sense of helplessness, Rosenthal said, explaining he wanted to counter the dim outlook filling news reports. “What could Read More »

Apr 7, 2020

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HSC Fort Worth donates 5,000 surgical masks for first respondersBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is giving the Fort Worth Fire Department 5,000 surgical masks and calling on health organizations across the region to make similar donations to first responders in need. “This donation continues to demonstrate the relationship between the Fort Worth Fire Department and Read More »

Mar 25, 2020