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2011-07-20 12:25:00

DALLAS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center's focus on safety and quality of care for its patients has earned its University Hospitals & Clinics a place on the annual "Most Wired" list by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. "This recognition from the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association is the latest acknowledgement of UT Southwestern's leadership in using information technology to provide better patient care," said Dr.

2011-07-18 23:05:00

DALLAS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, UT Southwestern Medical Center is the top-ranked hospital in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best hospitals. UT Southwestern earned its No.

2011-07-18 14:16:18

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center say there are at least 70 genetic mutations involved in the formation of colon cancer, far more than scientists previously thought.

2011-07-02 02:25:21

Surgery and all its implications can be scary, especially so for pediatric patients and their parents who dread sometimes disfiguring scars.

2011-06-30 17:19:24

Reducing the intervals between giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and an electronic defibrillator shock after cardiac arrest significantly improves survival.

2011-06-28 13:19:45

UT Southwestern Medical Center maternal-fetal specialists have confirmed a potential new protocol to protect pregnant women who are at risk for hepatitis B, a health problem that affects 2 billion people worldwide.

2011-06-21 12:15:18

Cervical ripening that instigates preterm labor is distinct from what happens at the onset of normal term labor.

2011-06-15 20:40:39

A pediatric urologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center who pioneered a surgical technique for repairing a common birth defect in boys reports the procedure is singularly effective in correcting the problem with few complications.

2011-06-09 13:57:51

A gene linked to emphysema also can be a factor for developing lung cancer unrelated to cigarette smoking, UT Southwestern Medical Center research indicates.

2011-06-08 12:04:00

DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.


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