Laura Bush explains how Health Sciences Center institute reaches out to women ... - LubbockOnline.com
Ask Laura Bush any question about women’s health issues, and the former first lady rapid-fires: Research is male-dominated; dosages of drugs for cardiovascular disease are based on trials using more men; tubes for angioplasty are designed for men’s veins, which are bigger.
Since its founding in 2007, the institute within the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center has provided more than $500,000 in research funding to Tech faculty in all disciplines: nursing, pharmacy, medicine and allied health, said Dr. Marjorie Jenkins, associate dean for Women in Health and science director and chief scientific officer at the institute.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.
Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life
A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.
Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults
Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.
TTUHSC to Host Lubbock’s Spring Medication Cleanout™
The TPPC, managed by the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, will host Lubbock’s Spring Medication Cleanout™ event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 (Saturday) at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Honors Inaugural Cohort of School of Nursing Traditional BSN Graduates with Lamp Lighting Ceremony
TTUHSC School of Nursing honored its first class of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates with a lamp lighting ceremony on Thursday, March 30.
From House Calls to Virtual Visits
Texas Tech Physicians primary and specialty clinics across West Texas have completed more than 160,000 telehealth visits since the start of the pandemic.