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Clearing the air about vapingBy Sally Crocker  A Fort Worth mother of two discovered some unusual items while unpacking her family’s suitcases on vacation. Turns out, she had found her 15-year-old son’s JUUL pods. He had been secretly vaping, joining the tens of thousands of kids across the U.S. who have fallen prey to the latest hot – and Read More »

May 23, 2019

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Small town boy’s inspirations lead to 2019 Faculty Achievement AwardBy Sally Crocker   Thad Miller, DrPH, MPH, has been inspired by many influences in his life: family, his desire to serve others, the opportunity to create change in the world through research and action, and some good old fashioned values learned from a long line of salt-of-the-earth Erath County farmers. But what most inspires Read More »

May 22, 2019

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Limits on screen timeBy Jan Jarvis They have been dubbed digital natives, and they are the first generation to cut their teeth on technology. Theirs is a world of tablets and texting; blogs, videos and all things digital. “These are the kids who have never even known a world without cell phones,” said Brandy Roane, PhD, Associate Professor Read More »

May 22, 2019

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WE HAIL honored with Innovators in Aging awardBy Jan Jarvis    For four years, Workforce Enhancement in Health Aging and Independent Living, or WE HAIL, has expanded training and services in the community to better serve older adults.  The Texas Health and Human Services Commission recently recognized WE HAIL by presenting it the Innovators in Aging award. This is the first time Read More »

May 22, 2019

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UNTHSC’s second Little Free Library opens a new chapterBy Cari Hyden Looking for a good book to read? Have you just finished a riveting volume that you’d like to share with others? UNTHSC just opened its second Little Free Library. It’s in the Lewis Library lobby, near the Java Lab. There you can feel free to pick up a book to read. Then next Read More »

May 20, 2019

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Graduating TCOM student became voice for mental healthBy Jan Jarvis Halfway through his first year in medical school, Parker Murray fell apart. Homesick, depressed and overwhelmed, the Utah native collapsed on his bed one weekend. “I cried like two days straight,” he said. “I felt like I was drowning and struggled to pull myself together to breathe.” That Monday, he returned to Read More »

May 15, 2019

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Cycling to work is healthier — but is it also faster?By Alex Branch   Would a bicycle get you to work faster? Maybe you’ve pondered that question in your car during a slow, congested morning commute. Two UNT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy professors will answer the question — albeit quite unscientifically — Friday on Fort Worth Bike to Work Day. At 7:30 a.m. Read More »

May 15, 2019

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‘Missing in North Texas’ event helps families find closureBy Alex Branch    Gene and Helga Lukacsy will never forget the worry and sleepless nights after their son went missing in October 2016.   Anthony Lukacsy, 46, faced his share of life struggles and was homeless. But he always periodically checked in with family, even if just to ask for a little extra cash.  3rd Read More »

May 14, 2019

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Entrepreneurs offer advice on benefits of biotech start-upsBy Jan Jarvis Investing in Biotech: What If You Could Change the Future? May 16 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. MET building on the UNTHSC campus Investing in a biotech or life science start-up promises benefits that go beyond the substantial financial rewards. Such investments offer the chance to make an extraordinary difference in the world, Read More »

May 13, 2019

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Innovative IPE training draws faculty to UNTHSCBy Alex Branch Preparing health professions students to work in high-performing teams is key to UNT Health Science Center’s vision of producing the health care providers of the future. But to succeed, those students’ teachers need equally extraordinary team skills. That’s why faculty members from UNTHSC, Texas Christian University and University of Texas at Arlington Read More »

May 9, 2019