Sunday Nov 17
Missing a loved one? Give DNA sample in Detroit
Authorities are planning to hold another all-day event in Detroit to collect DNA samples from people who have missing relatives, after a similar effort last summer cleared 16 cases.
Computer science team developing system to ensure privacy in electronic health records
Two University of Texas at Arlington researchers are leading a collaborative National Science Foundation project to protect personal, electronic healthcare data while ensuring that the anonymous records can be used for secondary analysis and improved health care.
KSAT-TV San Antonio
Public can search NamUs website for loved ones
It describes the mission of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System based at the University of North Texas Health Science Center since 2011.
UIW seeking $25 million in philanthropic support for planned medical school
University of the Incarnate Word President Dr. Louis Agnese plans to make an official pitch to the school's board of trustees in December for approval of a new downtown medical school.
Tarrant County Public Health
Obesity Prevention Policy Council
Choosing and implementing at least one identified evidence-based policy regarding access to healthy foods or increased physical activity countywide by December 2012.