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Ways to beat your diet soda addiction in one week

Ways to beat your diet soda addiction in one week

Whatever way you choose to do it, have a plan, advises Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Have other drinks on hand to replace your soda with. Read More

Texas medical center keeps its focus on process improvement

Texas medical center keeps its focus on process improvement

The UT Southwestern Medical Center is on a roll. Last year, it expanded its presence in the fast-growing Dallas market by opening an $800 million hospital complex. It recently won designation from the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive cancer ce Read More

FDA approves cholesterol drug from Regeneron, Sanofi

FDA approves cholesterol drug from Regeneron, Sanofi

A series of genetic discoveries a decade ago laid the foundation for Praluent and its rivals. After French researchers linked mutations in the PCSK9 gene to high LDL levels and early heart disease in French families, researchers Helen Hobbs and Jonathan C Read More

This new FDA-approved cholesterol drug is a game changer

This new FDA-approved cholesterol drug is a game changer

An ocean and half a continent away, Jonathan Cohen and Dr. Helen Hobbs at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (coincidentally the same institute where scientists discovered LDL, or the heart-disease contributing cholesterol and Read More

Young UT graduates heading to medical school

Young UT graduates heading to medical school

Nineteen-year-old Smriti Prasad and 20-year-old Charisma DeSai were at the top of their class at Odessa High School — DeSai as valedictorian and Prasad as salutatorian — then went on to University of Texas at Austin and will start UT Southwestern Medi Read More

The dreaded 'Dad Bod' is real

The dreaded 'Dad Bod' is real

Lona Sandon, a registered dietitian and assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas said if that means that a man finds himself becoming less active, then he should try to consume smaller por Read More