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The latest news and events from the Texas Medical Center

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Monday, September 21st, 2015

In the News

Health it startups make their pitch at tmcx's inaugural demo day

TMCx, the health IT accelerator hosted by Houston's Texas Medical Center, held its first demo day last week, an important milestone...

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houston hospitals embark on hiring spree

Is there a doctor a doctor in the house? If you're in Houston, the answer is yes. The health care industry is one of the largest...

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memorial hermann receives bonus for success with efficient care, cost saving initiatives

The Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Organization received the largest bonus of more than 350 such groups across the nation...

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new scorecard shows rice grads earn most in texas

Over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Education released its long-awaited College Scorecard, a tool meant to be a helpful alternative...

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Featured

video: md anderson hosts camp aok for teen patients and their siblings

Camp A.O.K. offers patients and their siblings the chance to enjoy a summer camp experience with all the medical support they need...

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UT System's TIME Program seeks to shorten path to medical school

The battle lines to provide more extensive health care in the state of Texas have been drawn, and officials at University of Texas...

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uh research offers clues about why people end therapy

Researchers long have known many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before the recommended course of treatment has ended...

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three houston hospice nurses receive excellence in nursing awards

The Houston Hospice has been providing patients and families with comfort and dignity during one of the most critical times of their...

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women who give birth in rural hospitals are more likely to be readmitted within a month of delivery

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Texas A&M Health Science Center compared...

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Upcoming Events

Sept. 22 | 12:30 p.m.

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stem cells, lineages and the logic of proliferative control

The human body arises through a process of controlled growth that is both fast and precise, in which the final sizes of organs and tissues are specified in a manner...

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Sept. 25 | 12:15 p.m.

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SICK, a performance by elizabeth kenny

Sick is a breathtaking solo performance by veteran Seattle actor Elizabeth Kenny. This true story of Elizabeth's harrowing journey down the rabbit hole of misdiagnosis...

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Sept. 26 | 8 a.m.

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children's food allergy program symposium

The Food Allergy Program at Texas Children's Hospital is proud to present our second annual symposium to educate the public, share research, discuss practical strategies...

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Sept. 26 | 6 p.m.

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8th annual aim for the cure melanoma walk and fun run

Emcee is Robin Roberts, cancer survivor and anchor at Good Morning America. Free skin screening will be provided from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will also be sunscreen application...

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For details on these events and more, please visit our events page.