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Echocardiography Pioneer William Zoghbi, M.D.

Zoghbi discusses everything from heart health to surviving the Lebanese Civil War

October 3, 2018

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Veterans Affairs

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“Veterans might be eligible for things they had no idea they were eligible for, no matter what age,” says Kim, an Army National Guard Veteran. She urges Veterans to take advantage of their VA benefits.#ExploreVA health care: https://t.co/0NWKCkAgpl#WomensHistoryMonth

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Texas Children's

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Sintoniza y escucha Liberman Media Radiotón en EL NORTE 107.9FM, LA RAZA 103.3FM o 98.5FM y La Ranchera 850AM o 101.7FM el 28 y 29 de marzo. Obtén más información: https://t.co/oc0IpWZQ7e https://t.co/Iylq9eQw6V

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Veterans Affairs

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Veterans talking Veterans back from the brink: A new approach to policing and lives in crisis https://t.co/uVpsxq1Pgs via @washingtonpost

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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How we’re helping #AYAcancer patients and survivors navigate life with #cancer: https://t.co/4xILlEE9VU @mroth_MD @jalivingston_md #endcancer

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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In cohort of #melanoma and #kidneycancer patients, study led by @JenWargoMD found B cells may be effective in predicting which #cancer patients will respond to #immunotherapy: https://t.co/5yQlDjKwCX #CancerMoonshot #AACR19 #endcancer

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Memorial Hermann

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After delaying her colonoscopy, 66-year-old Brenda’s screening revealed shocking news—she had cancer. Read her story: https://t.co/EVuApzmgPK

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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@MrsDeniseannco3 @MelanomaReAlli @washingtonpost @NobelPrize We'll be thinking of your husband.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center

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“We’re working on ways to improve the function of the blood vessels so we can get chemotherapy to the places that need it most – the tumors,” says Dr. Keri Schadler, whose research is exploring how exercise can help get chemotherapy into solid tumors more efficiently, leading our patients toward better outcomes. #endcancer

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Veterans Affairs

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.@VALebanon offers care through video chat app https://t.co/Mm9zVUI84L via @LebanonTown

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Rice University

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RT @BakerInstitute: Starting Now: Anita Hill takes the stage to talk about how to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. #MeTooWatch th…

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Rice University

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RT @RiceUNews: "I suspect that many of you have the idea that things are so entrenched that we can’t make change," Anita Hill tells the cro…

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Memorial Hermann

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After delaying her colonoscopy, 66-year-old Brenda’s screening revealed shocking news—she had cancer. Read her story: http://spr.ly/6187EZ2YN

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BCMHouston

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Our investigators conduct hundreds of studies, ranging from small, short-term studies to large trials with thousands of patients across many institutions. See our current clinical trials: https://t.co/3ulBSYdEhZ #clinicaltrials #research https://t.co/Sf6yBq7Dmm

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Baylor College of Medicine

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Have you voted in STAT Madness yet? Our research on a common antibiotic that has been shown to damage the heart is looking to make it into the Final 4. #STATMadness

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Audie Murphy. By the end of World War II, he became one of the most decorated soldiers in the United States Army.Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, 16-year-old Audie Murphy attempted to enlist with the United States Marine Corps. After being turned down from the Marines for being too short, Audie successfully managed to enlist with the United States Army. He then received basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas and advanced infantry training at Fort Meade, Maryland.Audie began his combat tour in the Mediterranean theater with B Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division under Major General Lucian Truscott. There, he participated in the assault on Arzew, Algeria, the Allied assaults on Sicily, and the invasions of mainland Italy.After the Allied victory over Italy, Audie and the 15th Infantry Regiment joined the Allied push through France. On Jan. 26, 1945, near the village of Holtzwihr in eastern France, Audie’s forward positions came under fierce attack by German forces. Against the onslaught of six Panzer tanks and 250 infantrymen, Audie ordered his men to fall back to better their defenses. Alone, he mounted an abandoned burning tank destroyer and, with a single machine gun, contested the enemy's advance. Wounded in the leg during the heavy fire, Audie remained there for nearly an hour, repelling the attack of German soldiers on three sides and single-handedly killing 50 of them. His courageous performance stalled the German advance and allowed him to lead his men in the counterattack which ultimately drove the enemy from Holtzwihr. For this he was awarded the Medal of Honor.Following the war, Audie had a 21-year acting career, including his performance in the 1955 autobiographical film, To Hell and Back. Throughout his life, Audie struggled with what is now known as post-traumatic stress disorder, caused by his experiences in Europe. Audie died in 1971 in a plane crash near Catawba, Virginia. He is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.Today, on National Medal of Honor Day, we honor his service.

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