Category Archives: Health

UT Arlington, UNT Health Science Center Launch North Texas Genome Center

The ability to rapidly sequence genomes, DNA and RNA is providing doctors, scientists and engineers critical new tools in healthcare delivery and research and is changing the way that doctors treat patients. Whole genome sequencing is becoming the foundation for precision health, a rapidly growing field that examines differences in…

Arlington Eats: Healthy Senior Cooking Classes at Eunice Activity Center

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Eunice Activity Center where chef and fitness instructor Robin Capps holds healthy cooking classes for Arlington seniors. Robin visits…

Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus August 1-2

The City of Arlington has confirmed six positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations:East Mayfield Road at New York AvenueForestwood Drive at Arbor Oaks DriveMansfield Webb Road at Ballweg RoadDouglas Court at North Cooper StreetJake Langston Park…

UTA School of Social Work To Host Free Screening of Senior Olympics Documentary

The public is invited to attend a free film screening next month of the documentary, Age of Champions, followed by a panel discussion on issues related to health and aging. The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work is sponsoring the special event as part of Social Work Month.…

UTA Advances Chemical Imbalance Research for Autism, Alzheimer’s & Down Syndrome

Biochemists at The University of Texas at Arlington are mapping the catalytic processes of sulfur-oxidizing enzymes to improve understanding of the chemical imbalances found in patients with autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome.“Little is known about how sulfur-oxidizing enzymes work, or how or why autistic, Alzheimer and Down syndrome patients…

United Way Helping Residents with Affordable Healthcare

United Way of Tarrant County is helping residents sign up for affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Arlington Public Library, in partnership with United Way of Tarrant County, is providing informational sessions about the Affordable Health Care Act and enrollment for health insurance. On Monday, February 9, at…