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Career Center Open for Nursing Students and Alumni

Counselors are available to meet in person, by phone and via teleconferencing upon request.

Make the Season Merry and Bright for Your Special Needs Child

Holidays can be overwhelming for people with autism and AD/HD, but they don't have to be.

Telemedicine Allows Underserved HIV Patients to Receive Care Close to Home

A high-tech program available to the Lubbock area for years has now expanded to Abilene.

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.

Regional Extension Center Offers Services to Specialists

The West Texas Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center helps health care professionals successfully implement and use electronic health records.

New Dean of Biomedical Sciences Named

Brandt Schneider, Ph.D., replaces Douglas Stocco, Ph.D., as dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Nurse Practitioners: Your Partners in Health

The School of Nursing honors its nurse practitioner alumni through personal stories.

President Mitchell On the Race to Better Health

At the 2012 Ironman World Championship, Mitchell served as a volunteer physician for nearly 2,000 endurance athletes.

Nursing Students Get ARTS-y at Annual Show

Students created original works of art to encourage creative thinking, which can lead to creative problem solving and better clinical judgment.

School of Medicine Honors International Pain Expert

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

Get the Lowdown on Simulation and Teamwork from TLC's "The Little Couple" Star

Jennifer Arnold, M.D., tells us how she maintains star status both professionally and on TV.

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.

Border Violence Takes Its Toll on Children's Health

A new study by researchers at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine has uncovered an increase in mental health problems for children on the U.S./Mexico border.

If You Can’t Get Moving, Get a Friend to Move You

Exercising with a buddy that has similar fitness goals can be fun and keep you motivated.

Program Receives Grant to Advance Health Care Careers

The funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to expand services at the West Texas Area Health Education Center.

Class Twists and Turns Into New Autism Therapy

Speech therapy graduate students have turned a popular form of dance into an outlet to improve a variety of skills for autistic children.

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.

Get Moving Toward Better Health and Fitness

The Garrison Institute on Aging's GET FiT Lubbock challenge begins Oct. 22.