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Jun 08, 2015, 12:30 ET UNT Health Science Center addressing the obesity epidemic at Texas Conference on Health Disparities

Nearly 70 percent of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. The statistics are even more alarming among some racial and ethnic...


May 26, 2015, 10:30 ET Guidelines bring UNT Health Science Center's blood test for Alzheimer's one step closer

 A simple blood test developed at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step closer to...


Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 ET Tickets on sale for Jay Leno's performance at UNTHSC Foundation's 'An Evening with a Legend'

Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center's annual "An Evening with a Legend" fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned...


May 07, 2014, 15:00 ET FitWorth Healthy City Initiative restructures with new home, new director

 The FitWorth Healthy City Initiative, created to promote the health of Fort Worth families, is evolving to maintain sustainability into the...


Apr 29, 2014, 09:00 ET Pediatric Mobile Clinic - a doctor's office on wheels - will bring health care services directly to Fort Worth children

UNT Health Science Center is rolling out its new Pediatric Mobile Clinic, a 40-foot RV that brings health care services directly to children living...


Apr 08, 2014, 13:08 ET Study: Testosterone therapy can damage brain health in Caucasian men

Ads touting testosterone replacement therapy are ubiquitous on radio and television. But medical research has determined that its success at...


Apr 03, 2014, 13:33 ET Dr. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh named Dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UNT Health Science Center

 A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the...