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Delta Dental Completes $1 Million Commitment to UTHSC

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Delta Dental of Tennessee has made a $300,000 donation to the College of Dentistry at UTHSC. This finalizes a commitment by Delta Dental to donate $1 million to the college.


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Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Offer Modest Bone Improvements

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Calcium and vitamin D supplements in healthy postmenopausal women provide a modest benefit in preserving bone mass and prevent hip fractures in certain groups, according to the results of a major clinical trial.


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News from the Women’s Health Initiative

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An eating pattern lower in total fat did not significantly reduce the incidence of breast cancer, heart disease, or stroke in healthy postmenopausal women, according to the latest clinical trial results.


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Shah Receives Occupational Therapy Profession’s Highest Honor

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Surya Shah, PhD, professor of occupational therapy at UTHSC, recently was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association at its annual conference in Long Beach, Calif.


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UTMG Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Database

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The 2006 listing of Best Doctors in America names more than 80 UT Medical Group physicians, all of whom are qualified to teach on the faculty of the UTHSC College of Medicine, as best in their fields.


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UTHSC Students Compete to Develop Disaster Plan

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UTHSC students are taking a unique approach to preparing for disasters that may hit the Memphis region in the future by competing in the fourth annual Rice Intercollegiate Bowl to solve a complex healthcare case.


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Online Surveys Aim to Improve Access to Health Information

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Tennessee libraries are sponsoring online surveys to help improve access to health information through grant-funded local initiatives.


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UTHSC Dean Gourley Presented Hungarian Life Achievement Award

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Dick Gourley, PharmD, dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hungarian Private Pharmacists’ Association (HPPA) at the association’s national convention in Siofok, Hungary.