Neugebauer shares experience with prostate cancer - Lubbock AJ
Lubbock AJ - Texas Tech Physicians hosts Congressman Randy Neugebauer to discuss his experiences with prostate cancer.
Statistically, more men than women do not engage with health providers on a regular basis until it’s too late, which is why Neugebauer and TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell are advocates for men conversing more with their physicians at yearly checkups.
“Anytime you have somebody ... that has name recognition and people know who they are, when they have issues that they can personalize, it does a really great service for a community for them to be able to talk about it,” Mitchell said.
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.
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.
Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.
TTUHSC’s Castro-Quirino Named to 2023-24 Fellows of HACU’s Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo
HACU announced Sonya Castro-Quirino, D.Bioethics, TTUHSC vice president of Office of Institutional Compliance, as one of the 50 fellows of HACU’s Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo.
Ronald L. Cook, DO, MBA, of Lubbock, Texas, was named the 2023 Texas Family Physician of the Year during TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in Grapevine on Nov. 11.
Ninh (Irene) La-Beck, Pharm.D., with the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, received a five-year, $2.49 million grant to investigate how nanoparticles interact with the immune system and cancer.