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April 2018 Archive

Technology Helps Parkinson's Disease Patient Regain Independence

At age 30, Errin Luton was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease. Ten years into his disease, he could not have imagined that the flip of a switch would help control his tremors

Helping Heal a Community

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions Stroke and Aphasia Recovery (StAR) Program celebrated 20 years with an awards luncheon May 1st.

Could You Have Skin Cancer?

Texas Tech Physicians - Dermatology will host a free skin cancer screening.

Providing Health Care for Central Lubbock

Community members in central Lubbock now have access to health care and prenatal programs at one location. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing hosted an open house for the Combest Central Community Health Center April 25.

Lubbock City Lights Continues Tradition

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine first-year students hosted the 21st Annual Lubbock City Lights Charity Gala & Casino Night April 27. The event raised more than $61,000.

Many treatments available to address infertility

Deciding to start a family is an exciting milestone for most couples. For many, becoming pregnant happens easily. However, one in seven couples requires medical treatment to achieve pregnancy, which includes 6.7 million women in the United States.

Amarillo Pharmacy Students Raise Money for The Bridge

Leaders from pharmacy student organizations in Amarillo on April 24 presented a check for $1,833.87 to The Bridge, a children’s advocacy organization.

PDC elects Abilene student to regional post

Abilene pharmacy student Kyle Kleckner was elected the Phi Delta Chi south central regional correspondent at PDC’s Southcentral Regional Conference.

Kappa Psi Student Organization Wins Award

Five members of the Kappa Psi – Epsilon Tau chapter from TTUHSC’s Abilene campus received the organization’s prestigious 99 Hands Award.

Medical Students Honored at VA Ceremony

The Amarillo VA Healthcare System recognized four medical students from the TTUHSC campus in Amarillo March 30 as part of Women’s History Month.