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How to Ease Your Child's Fear in Times of Tragedy

Paul Douthit, Ph.D., discusses how to tackle tough conversations with children and reassure safety.

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.

School of Medicine Honors International Pain Expert

Gabor Racz, M.D., was recognized for his contributions to pain medicine both at TTUHSC and worldwide.

The Carving Knife: Halloween's Spookiest Creature

Pumpkin carving is a fun Halloween family activity, but it can also land you in the emergency room.

Going Green (Tea): Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million

The grant from the National Institutes of Health will help develop complementary and alternative medicine intervention for bone health.

Don't Let the Mosquitoes Bite: Take Caution to Avoid West Nile Threat

Despite a recent increase in rainfall on the South Plains, residents shouldn't worry about contracting the West Nile virus if certain precautions are taken.

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.

On a Mission for Better Health Care

A group of students recently took their skills on the road to provide care to the impoverished and underserved citizens of Nicaragua.

Watch What You Eat and Stay Healthy in the Heat

Summertime health isn't just what you put on your body, it's also what you put in your body.

Start Your Summer Off On the Right Foot

With warm weather comes barefoot activities that could leave your feet howling for months to come.

Ignorance Isn't Bliss: 5 Health Issues Men Need to Know

Allan Haynes Jr., M.D., tells us why men should make their health a top priority.

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.

No Tassel Left Unturned at Commencement

Hundreds of students were welcomed into the health care profession at the annual ceremony.

Professorship Honors a Living Legend

Before the School of Medicine had its own place to call home, Bernell Dalley was making an impact on future health care providers.

Medicine Faculty Celebrated for Dedication and Professionalism

Nearly 200 educators in the School of Medicine were honored at this year's Dean's Faculty Awards.

The Students Have Spoken: New Leaders Announced

Outstanding organizations, faculty and graduating seniors were honored at the Student Government Association's annual banquet.

Endometriosis: It's All in the Family

Typically diagnosed between ages 25 to 35, endometriosis is often found in women with a family history of the condition.

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.

Students Take First Place at National Competition

The team demonstrated their ability to work together to build a better health care system.