May 16, 2008
  In The News


Don’t forget the sunscreen!
The free skin cancer screenings held at the Patient Care Center on May 10 were announced in the Star-Telegram in its Health Happenings section, and a story about the screenings, held in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, aired on TXA 21 (a CBS 11 affiliate) that evening.

Shine your light on me
The Fort Worth Business Press once again featured the Gryczynski brothers and their Center for Commercialization of Fluorescence Technologies in the May 12 edition. The article explains fluorescence, its possible uses and the type of work the Gryczynskis are doing.

Fighting obesity – ole!
The Health Science Center’s FitFuture program and its fight against obesity in Tarrant County was profiled in a Spanish-language article in Diario La Estrella.

DNA could crack Kansas cold case
More DNA identification work was sent to our lab, this time from Kansas. A Kansas Bureau of Investigation cold case has been reopened, and remains from a set of 35-year-old bones were sent in hopes of making a positive ID. Stories about the case were aired on KAKE TV in Witchita, and printed in The Ottawa (Kansas) Herald.

Insurance costs a bitter pill for small business
A column by School of Public Health Student Steve Jacob, who is publisher of the Star-Telegram/Northeast, commented on the rapid rise of health care insurance and its impact on businesses large and small. The column was printed in the May 4 edition of the Star-Telegram, then reprinted in the May 10 edition of The Bellingham (Washington) Herald.


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