Obstetrics and Gynecology

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‘This just shouldn’t be happening’By Jan Jarvis It was 4 a.m. when a very pregnant Nicole Purnell woke up in excruciating pain, weeks before her due date. When she arrived at the hospital, physicians couldn’t find her child’s heartbeat. “The next thing I remember was my OB slapping me on my legs and telling me to just keep breathing,” Read More »

May 15, 2017

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UNTHSCA€AsAms midwifery group helped mother have the pregnancy she wantedBarb Gilchrist’s first two children were delivered by Caesarean section, but she wanted her third birth to go differently. Her doctor declined to participate if she insisted on attempting a vaginal birth for her third child, which prompted Gilchrist to change doctors. But she found it wasn’t easy to find a physician willing to let Read More »

Jul 2, 2014

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UNTHSC celebrates World Refugee DayAmy Raines-Milenkov, MPH, DrPH World Refugee Day honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under the threat of persecution, conflict and violence. UNT Health Science Center will host an event for those who want to learn more about refugees and opportunities for promoting the Read More »

Jun 18, 2014