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October 2012 Archive

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.

Nursing Educator Takes a Seat for Women's Health

Yondell Masten, Ph.D., has been named The Florence Thelma Hall Endowed Chair for Nursing Excellence in Women's Health.