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Joint Cancer Research Proposals Receive Internal Support

An initiative between TTUHSC and Texas Tech aids researchers in securing external funding.

Oh, Christmas Tree: Dangers Lurk in Holiday Decor

'Tis the season for decorating, but traditional decor could bring harm to your children.

Professors Receive Covenant Health System Endowments

The endowed chairs will benefit pediatric and oncology patients, as well as provide additional education and research opportunities.

Chancellor’s Council Awards Announced

For 11 years, the council has recognized university system faculty members for outstanding teaching and research.

Scientists Refine Alzheimer's Simple Blood Test

The test, a simpler version of a previous blood test, has recently been validated in an international journal.

Berk: Encouraging Student Interest in Family Medicine

While the percentage of physicians in primary care continues to drop, a unique program in the School of Medicine addresses the changing landscape of medical education.

Getting to Zero: Researchers Search for Answers to AIDS

Worldwide recognition brings to light understanding and treatment options for health care providers and those infected with the disease.

'Tis the Season to Be... Melancholy?

Do the holidays have you in a slump? You're not alone.

Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait

Prematurity, the number one killer of newborns, affects 13 million babies worldwide each year.

Don't Let Your Health Go Up in Smoke

An estimated 440,000 Americans will die this year from tobacco related illnesses.

Physician is Army Strong in Children's Care

For more than 20 years, Richard Lampe, M.D., provided quality health care in times of great need.

Faculty Selected for Geriatric Teaching Scholars Program

The purpose of the program is to improve care for elderly patients throughout all health care disciplines.

Avoiding Listeria: When in Doubt, Throw it Out

An outbreak of listeria, which has been traced to cantaloupes, has sickened more than 70 people.

University Sets Enrollment Record

Fall 2011 enrollment is up 11 percent over last year.

Regional Extension Centers a "HIT" With Physicians

West Texas doctors champion the adoption of electronic health records.

Berk: A Cure for Alzheimer's Disease is on the Horizon

Researchers are working on ways to better understand and treat a degenerative brain disease that affects more than 5 million Americans.

We the People...

TTUHSC celebrates Constitution Day with annual lunch and lecture.

Watch Your Mouth: Hepatitis A Case Found in Lubbock

Health officials warn that anyone who dined at a local restaurant in the past two weeks may have been exposed to the virus.

Some Plaque Can't Be Cured by Brushing

Making healthy life choices could prevent carotid artery disease.

Take a Step Toward Cancer Awareness

Entries are now being accepted for the second annual Art Heals Creative Expo in Lubbock.