The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation reports that every day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer. Researchers at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine are working hard to bring down that statistic.
As the Texas Tech School of Medicine celebrates 50 years in Lubbock, we are learning more about each of the 5 schools there. One is the School of Biomedical Sciences where you find complicated classes like Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics. But it’s also the school that is going to help all of u
A State Representative from the Fort Worth area says he is supporting a bill in Texas to make it easier for parents to opt out of vaccines. That decision has a lot of health professionals up in arms, including the chairman of Pediatrics at the Texas Tech School of Medicine.
A portion of the proceeds from your breakfast at the Lions Club Pancake Festival this weekend will go to help fund the Great Plains Lions Eye Bank. That bank is supported by the Lion’s Club and affiliated with the Department of Ophthalmology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Luke Gamez is a happy, active 4 year old today. But when he was born, he weighed just 1 pound 12 ounces. His story was featured at the kickoff for the March for Babies, the largest fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
You’ll usually find sports reporter, Holly Rowe, reporting on national sporting events for ESPN. That’s what she’s done for more than 20 years. Tuesday, Rowe was in Lubbock talking to a sold-out crowd at the Lubbock Country Club. Her speech was titled, “Surviving the Sidelines.”
The nearly 7,000 employees at Covenant Health depend on a strong volunteer force to help with patient dismissals, flower and newspaper deliveries, greeting folks and answering phones, just to name a few.
If you like to cook, you probably have a whisk in your kitchen. Mine cost about 4 dollars. Surgeons are using something that looks a lot like a whisk, except it costs about 4 thousand dollars. A lot of women with breast cancer will tell you it is worth every penny.
Wig Trend Salons is not only celebrating 50 years of business in downtown Lubbock but also recent recognition for volunteering 25 of those years in service of those seeking cancer treatment and in the Look Good Feel Better program, a collaboration of the Look Good Feel Better Foundation, the America
If you watched the Texas Tech game against West Virginia this weekend, you know it was at the end of the first half that Red Raider quarterback Alan Bowman took a big hit, but walked off the field touching his chest.
University Medical Center will host a two-day symposium that started on Thursday and will end on Friday that will cover practical ways of coping with traumatic experiences and helping others who suffered from those types of experiences.
Until Oct. 18 local oral surgery office Hill & Ioppolo Oral and Facial Surgeons will have an application open for an area veteran or active-duty soldier who want to receive a brand new smile, estimated at a $50,000 value.
As more rain comes into the city, the chance for mosquitoes increases dramatically. Following a confirmed case of West Nile in a neighboring county, the Lubbock Health Department and Vector Control are working to stop the mosquitoes before they start getting people sick.
A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.
The Critical Incident Stress Management Team with University Medical Center EMS is reaching out to the region to help their colleagues deal with the emotional stress leading to an increasing number of suicides among first responders.