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Turn Up the Volume on a Silent Killer

The fifth leading cause of female cancer-related death, which often goes undetected in early stages, will claim more than 15,000 lives this year.

Diagnosing Dementia

The Garrison Institute on Aging helps patients decipher between general forgetfulness and possible signs of dementia.

Philanthropist's Legacy Lives on Through Education

Four School of Medicine students received scholarships during the Helen Hodges Trust's annual reception.

New Director to Put Institute Streets Ahead of its Peers

Laura Street has been named the new executive director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health.

Future Physician Looks Forward to a Bright Tomorrow

Fourth-year medical student is one of 18 in the U.S. to receive a prestigious scholarship.

A Team Effort in the Battle Against Epilepsy

Faculty, staff and students participate in a walk/run to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas.

Learn Tomorrow's Best Medicine Today

Registration is now open for the fifth semester of Community Medical School.

First, Do No Harm

Medical students in El Paso and Lubbock receive white coats and recite oaths at annual ceremonies.

Silent and Deadly

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is the tenth leading killer of men in the U.S.

Happy Birthday Hand-washing!

Today we celebrate the physician who has protected many people from the spread of bacteria and viruses with the introduction of proper sanitation techniques.

Put Your Best Face Forward

Dermatologists at Texas Tech Physicians of Lubbock are offering new cosmetic procedures to address common skin complaints.

Faculty Member Recognized for Excellence in Geriatrics

Marge Dean will be one of 50 nurse practitioners inducted into the 2011 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Fellows.

Funding a Cure for Children

Min Kang, Pharm.D., has been awarded $25,000 to be used toward state-of-the-art equipment for pediatric cancer research.

Everyone Knows His Name

Denver the therapy dog, and his owner, Matt Driskill of Texas Tech Physicians – Opthalmology, enjoy putting smiles on patients' faces.

No Woman's Health Care Left Behind

Free clinic provides needed breast and cervical screenings to uninsured and underinsured patients.

Avoid the Preventable. Protect Your Prostate.

Awareness and early screening could save the one in six men that will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime.

School is in for Summer

A special class of medical students has started their training to meet the health care needs of rural Texans.

Anatomy of a Kidnapping: A Doctor's Story

Physician’s memoir recalls how medical training – and a keen memory – aided his escape from a 2005 abduction.

Zumwalt the Wellness Warrior

Orthopaedic surgeon takes pride in helping fellow athletes and encouraging others to be fit.

Got Pain? Call Texas Tech Physicians

Becker's ASC Review has honored Gabor Racz, M.D., and Miles Day, M.D., as two of the nation's 70 best doctors in pain management.