Childress VA Clinic Moves to New, Larger Location
Child — The Amarillo VA Health Care System held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 9 to celebrate the opening of the new location of the Childress VA Clinic.
“We are thrilled to open this new hub for veterans in the Childress area,” said Rodney Gonzalez, M.D., director of the Amarillo VA Healthcare System, in a news release. “This improvement and additional space will continue to provide veterans in our area with similar value and superior care.”
The new Childress VA Clinic is located at 2305 Avenue F, NW, Ste. It offers 900 square feet of administrative and clinical space and medical care for qualified veterans.
Veterans, community stakeholders, and Congressional representatives attended the ceremony, followed by staff from a variety of services and programs including Veterans Health Insurance eligibility and enrollment, suicide prevention, women’s health, overall health, and the PACT Act. A resource fair was held by
Rep. Ronnie Jackson (Republican, Amarillo) said, “As a member of Congress, and as a veteran myself, I am committed to ensuring that veterans get the critical care they need, especially in rural areas like my precinct. I’ve been,” he said. “We are pleased that the VA is prioritizing Childress veterans with the opening of this brand new ambulatory clinic.”
Amarillo Veterans Management hopes the new Childress Veterans Clinic will bring a new level of care to veterans of the East Texas Panhandle and continue its commitment to providing world-class medical care to veterans. I’m here.
The Amarillo Veterans Administration provides medical services to veterans at five locations in northern Texas and eastern New Mexico. Facilities include the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center in Amarillo, three community-based outpatient clinics in Childress, Dalhart, and Lubbock, Texas, and one in Clovis, New Mexico. Find a Veterans Health Facility near you and manage your health online.
Hills Sports Shop Reopens With Celebration Saturday
After a two-month hiatus to rebuild and reset facilities, Hills Sports Shop is pleased to announce its grand opening. An event was held on Saturday, May 20th at the store located at 4021 Mockingbird Lane.
The “new” Hills Sports Shop will introduce Amarillo to the latest innovations in all aspects of cycling and bicycle accessories, as well as some of the best known members of the Amarillo cycling community. Of particular note is the rapidly growing electric bicycle (e-bike) revolution.
At the grand reopening event, the public was invited to enjoy lunch, celebrate The Hill’s reopening, and experience the largest selection of bikes and accessories in the Texas Panhandle.
The transfer of Hill’s astonishing 59-year-old business from the Hills family to the Fairey family is also a gift of respect and appreciation for what Gene Hill, and later Kirk Hill, created. “Mr. Amarillo will be amazed at what we’ve accomplished in the last 60 days,” said BC Sternenberg, new general manager of Hills Sports Shops. “This is an incredibly cutting-edge bike shop with an emphasis on the familiarity of the Hills Sports Shop that the community loves.” Christian Fairey said, “The Fairey family continues the Hills Sports Shop tradition I am honored to be able to do this,” he said.
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Professor TTUHSC presents at ACOG conference
According to the National Institute on Aging, more than 1 million people in the United States go through menopause each year. Menopause and the period leading up to it (known as perimenopause) can cause a variety of symptoms, including hot flashes, decreased libido, weight gain, sleep problems, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, and mood swings. Most of these symptoms are caused by fluctuating or declining hormone levels. Treatment of these menopausal symptoms with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) began in his 1940s. The first high-quality clinical trials of HRT and chronic postmenopausal conditions began in the United States in his 1990s.
Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Robert Kaufman, M.D., selected to speak at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical Science Conference in Baltimore on May 20 rice field. His presentation is “FDA-Non-FDA-Approved Postmenopausal HRT in the Clinical Setting.” Is it safe? Is it ethical? To investigate the safety and benefits of hormone replacement therapy for symptomatic menopausal women. We are also investigating the large market for non-FDA-approved products that are advertised as safer or more effective than conventional products, even though there is little or no evidence to support such claims. increase.
“Estrogen, testosterone and progestin come in multiple doses and formulations, which are FDA approved and manufactured by pharmaceutical companies under strict FDA oversight covering purity, efficacy, bioavailability and safety.” manufactured by,” Kaufman said. “Nevertheless, many practitioners choose customized doses and formulations of hormones that are not subject to rigorous clinical trial studies to prove they are at least non-inferior to FDA-approved and overseen products. I prefer to prescribe.”
A board-certified menopausal specialist with the North American Menopause Society, Mr. Kaufman has studied the world’s literature on BHRT for over 20 years. Kaufman notes that more than 40 medical associations, including the American Medical Association (AMA), ACOG, the North American Menopause Society, the International Menopause Society, and the Endocrinology Society, recognize biologically identical except in two very narrow cases: He said he strongly recommends using hormone-containing products. If an allergy is present or if a specific dose is not available in an FDA-approved product. Both of these cases are rare, he said.
The ranking places TTUHSC in the top 7.9% of the world.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is ranked in the top 7.9% of the world’s 20,531 universities in 2023 in the 2023 edition of the Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings, released on April 26. .
TTUHSC achieved an overall score of 67.4 and was ranked 1,618th in the overall world ranking. The university was ranked 287th among US universities and 323rd in a region that includes US and Canadian universities.
“To be recognized on the world stage and achieve such rankings is a huge accomplishment for our university,” said Dr. Lori Rice Spearman, President of TTUHSC. “This ranking reflects the innovative and collaborative approach we promote that provides the foundation for our alumni and faculty to build success.”
Additionally, TTUHSC was ranked as the 1,548th best university in the world for research performance. CWUR’s research achievement ranking accounts for 40% of the university’s overall ranking and is measured by: Research output (total number of research papers – 10%). High-quality publications (total number of research articles published by leading journals – 10%). Research influence (total number of research articles published by high impact journals – 10%). and the number of citations for highly cited research papers (10%).
Dr. Lance McMahon, Senior Vice President of Research at TTUHSC, said, “We are extremely proud to have received global recognition for our strong research achievements.”
For more information on World University Rankings, please visit https://cwur.org.
Giving Joy Every Cup: Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day Returns May 23
With temperatures soaring, Dunkin’ gives guests a special reason to order an iced coffee this May. America’s favorite coffee chain today announced the return of Dunkin’ Ice His Coffee Day this Tuesday, May 23. On this special day, guests can take advantage of their coffee availability by donating $1 for every cup of iced coffee* sold at participating Dunkin’ stores. Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation.
Founded to bring the simple joys of childhood to children battling hunger and disease, the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation is dedicated to making a difference. 100% of the funds raised at Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Days will be donated to local children’s hospitals across the country, and funds raised in each community will be enhanced with Foundation support to help expand the impact of these hospitals. Helpful.
“With countless children across the country facing illnesses they shouldn’t have endured, our commitment to giving back is stronger than ever. That’s why Dunkin’ Joy Inn “The Childhood Foundation and Dunkin’ collaborated again this year to create our very own Iced Coffee Day, putting our heart into every cup and bringing joy to children in need,” said Dunkin’ Franchisee. Chairman Victor Carvalho said. Board of Directors of the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation. “Guests who purchase iced coffee on May 23rd are drinking with purpose and helping children in their communities. We look forward to helping bring
Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day 2022 raised $1.8 million for the Dunkin’ Joy in Child Foundation, which was donated to 93 local children’s hospitals nationwide.
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