PodMed TT – The Benefits of Taking Blood Pressure With a Portable Monitor

Friday, April 20, 2018
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Measuring blood pressure over 24 hours with a portable monitor while going about your daily activities is much better at predicting cardiovascular events and death than a single…

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PodMed TT – A State-by-State Look at Morbidity, Illness and Mortality

Monday, April 16, 2018
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If you live in Hawaii you probably have reason to celebrate, while those residing in Mississippi may need to carefully consider their lifestyle. That’s because national data Rick…

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PodMed TT – Fluid Accumulation in Lung Cancer Patients

Friday, April 6, 2018
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In some people with cancer in their lungs, fluid accumulates around the lung and may result in a range of symptoms, including lung collapse. Such fluid accumulation, called…

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This Week in PodMed TT – Antipsychotic Medications and Dementia, Metachronous Gastric Cancer, and Oxygen Therapy for Infants with Bronchiolitis

Friday, March 23, 2018
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There’s no question that managing behavioral symptoms of dementia is hard for caregivers, but antipsychotic medications aren’t the answer. That assertion was affirmed by the Centers for Medicare…

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Record Number of PLFSOM Students Match to Residency Programs

Friday, March 16, 2018
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For thousands of graduating medical students, Match Day is a moment they will never forget. As part of the annual event, students gathered at medical schools throughout the…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 03/12/18

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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PodMed TT – MRIs and the Overdiagnosis of Breast Cancer, Clinical Prediction Rules to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism, and More

Monday, February 19, 2018
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If you’re a woman who chooses to have mammography screening, what are the chances that you end up with a biopsy if routine mammography is used versus magnetic…

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PodMed TT – Surgical Blood Clot Retrieval for Stroke, Herb-Drug Interactions, Atrial Fibrillation with Heart Failure, and More

Monday, February 12, 2018
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If you have a stroke involving a blood clot, how long does your doctor have to retrieve it surgically and improve your outcome? The answer to that question…

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TTUHSC El Paso Professor Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Monday, February 5, 2018
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Maureen D. Francis, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Education at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), has received the Chancellor’s Council…

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