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Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million to Help Fight Cancer

The funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will support research projects related to pediatric cancer.

Geriatric Oncology Chair to Improve Care of Elderly

The Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation and Mary E. Bivins Foundation Endowed Chair of Excellence hopes to decrease geriatric cancer in West Texas.

It's Not Too Soon to Prepare for the Flu

With October just around the corner, now is the time to vaccinate yourself against the latest strain of influenza.

Give Your Kid a Shot Against Preventable Diseases

As a new school year approaches, so does the need for immunizations.

Commit to Weight Loss in 5 Easy Steps

Diets often backfire, but a long-term commitment to weight loss helps you shed pounds and inches... and keep them off.

Residents Ready for the 'Real World' of Medicine

After years of playing a critical role in caring for patients, residents from the School of Medicine at Amarillo prepare to move forward.

Books: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Texas Tech Physicians of Amarillo has partnered with Reach Out and Read to promote early literacy and prepare children for school.

Physical Therapy Helps Amputees Lead Fuller Lives

Local and regional orthotists and prosthetists recently introduced students to new techniques and devices.

New Flu Vaccine to Offer Better Protection

Under recommendation by the Food and Drug Administration, the new vaccine will protect against four strains of the virus.

Let's Talk About Sex

Sexual activity and STDs are on the rise in senior citizens and college students.

Pharmacy Student on a Chase to Help Others

A love of running leads one Amarillo pharmacy student to make a difference in his community.

Three Heart Myths Debunked

Watch out for these common misconceptions as you work to improve your heart health this month.

Birth Defects Prevention Month: Medications

Over the years, many medications that cause birth defects have been identified and should be avoided during pregnancy.