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William F. McKeon is the president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center.
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Devising a faster way to find patients for clinical trials

Expanding the TMC-Australia BioBridge

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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The Point-in-Time Count is one of the ways VA estimates the homeless Veteran population in the U.S. Thank you to all the volunteers who are participating in the count in communities across America. Read about the count and last year’s results: http://bit.ly/2WcCXoa

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Veterans Affairs

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The Point-in-Time Count is one of the ways VA estimates the homeless Veteran population in the U.S. Thank you to all the volunteers who are participating in the count across America. Read about the count and last year’s results: https://t.co/omTnfYz9xQ #EndVeteranHomelessness https://t.co/gwvwRCFMHI

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Veterans Affairs

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Vietnam Veteran receives replacement medals https://t.co/aMTfLrP5WS via @theindependent

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UTHealth

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RT @UTPhysicians: UTHealthCares, a student-led initiative to help the community, is holding their 2nd annual health fair on Saturday, Jan.…

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UTHealth

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RT @UTPhysicians: A well-woman exam is an important way to stay healthy. The main goals are to document/update your health habits and histo…

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RT @UTPhysicians: Falling can lead to broken bones or disability, and each year 1 in 4 older adults are injured due to falls. To help lower…

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Veterans Affairs

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Department of Veterans Affairs making suicide prevention a top clinical priority https://t.co/vhFQwYkMYv @WDTnews

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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To someone going through a difficult time, a text, a call, or a visit can mean so much. And sometimes, even the smallest act has the power to change a life. That’s The Power of 1: One person, one connection, or one simple act of compassion can open the door to vital support for a Veteran in crisis. www.veteranscrisisline.net

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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@spiderwalshy Not at this time, but through clinical trials our researchers are exploring new uses for immunotherapy with the hope that we’ll be able to use it to treat more cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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RT @SurvivorNetTeam: If you're considering getting genetic testing to assess your #cancerrisk, there are some things you should know before…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Because immunotherapy trains the immune system to attack cancer, rather than attacking cancer directly, immunotherapy’s side effects may differ from those of others types of cancer treatment.Here’s what our experts want patients to know. @viveksubbiah @vanmorrisMD #endcancer https://t.co/wGd40rhzTq

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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The 70-year-old Vietnam War veteran thought he was just meeting up with a few longtime friends for lunch. When he made his way into a private dining area, he was greeted by nine familiar faces who had a gift for him — replacement military medals.Grigaitis, who has been a resident at the Grand Island Veterans Affairs Medical Center, earned a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other medals while serving in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 in the 173rd Airborne Brigade of the United States Army. Somewhere along the way, his service medals were lost.Fellow veteran Bob Labedz learned about the lost medals and set out to get replacements.

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Houston Methodist

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We were honored to host The Rev. Dr. Derek. Barber King, Sr., nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. King.Dr. King’s unwavering focus & passion will forever be an inspiration on our path forward. #MLKDay https://t.co/HimY0WY4fP

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Memorial Hermann

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According to the American Cancer Society, obesity acts as a risk factor in developing liver, pancreatic and endometrial cancers. Here are simple exercises to sit less and move more: https://t.co/XtYhfqN2RV.

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Texas Children's

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Join us for a twitter chat on Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. CST (3 p.m. ET) to discuss what you can do to have a healthy baby. #Best4YouBest4Baby #WellnessWed https://t.co/CGMqI4SmMK

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