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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Rural Adolescents

Leigh Ann Reel, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, discussed the causes and prevention strategies for noise-induced hearing loss, particularly for adolescents in rural areas.

Why We Get Angry and What to Do About It

Recognizing the process of becoming angry can help us take a step back from an anger-creating situation and lead us to use the coping strategies.

Rural Healthcare for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities can face specific challenges when accessing healthcare, and those in rural areas can experience roadblocks. TTUHSC is working to improve the experience.

TTUHSC Receives Funds from the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium

Of the $113,082,887 in funds given to TCMHCC to improve mental health care, TTUHSC will receive approximately $32 million.

Loving the Skin You’re In Can Reduce Skin Cancer Risks

For sunny summer days, Michelle Tarbox, M.D., provided tips for prevention and protection regarding skin cancer risks.

Arts Summer Program Offers Creative Outlet for Individuals with Aphasia

The Summer Aphasia Arts Program is a two-week arts camp that focuses on visual art, choir and theater.

Increasing Awareness of Patient Access to Physical Therapy in Texas

Gary Kearns, ScD, PT, spoke about the current state of physical therapy accessibility in Texas.

A Key Part of Educational Audiology at TTUHSC: Exploring the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf

Tori Gustafson, AuD, spoke about how the TTUHSC Doctor of Audiology Program supports the work being accomplished at the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD).

Walking in the Shoes of Someone With Aphasia

Melinda Corwin, Ph.D., discussed the causes of aphasia and the unique challenges that people with aphasia face on a daily basis.

Breastfeeding in a Formula Crisis

TTUHSC Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Christine Garner, Ph.D., R.D., says if your baby's normal brand of formula isn't available, you can swap it out for a different one.

Living with Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that affects a person’s ability to eat or drink, affecting between 300,000 and 700,000 people in the United States each year.

Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month

Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.

Electronic Health Record Adoption in Nursing Homes

Neeraj Dayama, MBBS, PhD, MBA and Alyce Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, spoke about the history of electronic health records and why nursing homes have been slower to adopt these systems.

The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Mental Health

Logan Winkelman, PhD, LPC-S, spoke about the role that emotional intelligence plays in how we relate to others, the consequences of ignoring our emotions, and how to nurture a higher degree of empathy and emotional understanding.

Texas Tech Physicians Dermatology Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

On Saturday, May 7, Texas Tech Physicians Department of Dermatology will host a free skin cancer screening at Southwest Cancer and Research Center.

TTUHSC and Permian Strategic Partnership Announce a Major Gift

TTUHSC and PSP announced a transformative gift and a new partnership that will bring advanced care to the Permian Basin.

Women's Health Needs Help

Members of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Scientific Council Alyson McGregor, M.D., and Sharmila Dissanaike, M.D. discuss the topic of medical gaslighting for women.

Addiction and the Family

Zach Sneed, Ph.D., spoke about the effects of addiction on families and how the pandemic has caused a large number of relapses for many people struggling with addiction.

Team Member Spotlight | Alan Sbar, Associate Professor and Unit Medical Director

Alan Sbar, MD, FACS, Associate Professor in the School of Medicine and Unit Medical Director for TTUHSC Managed Care, shares insights about what it's like to work at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Belinda Alexander, OTR, OTD, discusses strategies older adults can use to ensure they are safe behind the wheel and can continue to enjoy the independence of driving.

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