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NASA reports International Space Station’s microgravity environment used to Help Fight Cancer

 

Written by Jenny Howard
International Space Station Program Science Office
NASA’s Johnson Space Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationHouston, TX – On Earth, research into antibody-drug conjugates to treat cancer has been around a while. The research presents a problem, though, because Earth-based laboratories aren’t able to mimic the shape of the cancer cell within the body, which can sometimes produce incorrect findings.

The International Space Station’s unique microgravity environment allows scientists to approach the research from a new, 3-D angle.

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

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Clarksville Police to recognize Katie Hildreth

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – For anyone who has gone to Chick-Fil-A in the last 5-6 years, you know Katie Hildreth. She is the young lady working at Chick-Fil-A who would always speak to you, smile, always very positive, and about as hard working of a person as you could ever meet.

Also, she has been volunteering one day a week at the hospital for the last 12 years. By now, a lot of you know that Katie was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma in March.

She has been undergoing treatment, but according to her mom, has still been maintaining her positive and upbeat attitude.

Katie Hildreth

Katie Hildreth

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Saint Thomas Health Mobile Mammography Coach to be at Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, May 13th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm on Saturday, May 13th, 2017.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

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APSU to hold Dave Loos Retirement Celebration June 10th

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A star-studded affair is slated to go down Saturday, June 10th, 2017 in the Dunn Center as former Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos is roasted and thanked at a celebration in his honor.

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APSU hosting early Relay for Life event on April 29th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This spring, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is partnering with Austin Peay State University in the fight against cancer.

At 7:00pm on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 the University will host a Relay For Life event at Fortera Stadium, allowing APSU students to participate in the relay before they leave campus for the summer break. Teams interested in participating in this event can register at www.relayforlife.org/apsu.

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Mobile Mammography Coach coming to Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, March 4th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 4th, 2017, the Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

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Austin Peay State University Honors Program has three students present at state conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University students recently presented their research at the annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference, held February 18th at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma Tennessee.

Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson, all members of the Honors Program at Austin Peay, joined high achieving students from across the state at the event, which serves as the Council’s annual meeting of college honors students, faculty and administrators.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place March 2nd, 2017

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Screenings help Save Lives

 

Video and Story by Fred Holly
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – OB-GYN physician Capt. David Tillman has a wife and two children at home and understands how busy life can be but urges women not to let the busyness of life get in the way of important women’s health screenings.

Tillman, an OB-GYN physician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Clinic, can relate to why women do not want to go to an uncomfortable well-women visit, especially since he has a wife at home who is busy taking care of their children. However, Tillman offers some great motivational factors of why women should reconsider scheduling their well-woman exam, regardless of their busy lifestyle.

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Kenwood High School to hold 3rd Annual Charity Basketball Game, January 27th

 

Kenwood High SchoolClarksville, TN – On Friday, January 27th, Kenwood High School (KHS) will hold its 3rd annual charity basketball game. This year’s theme is “Waging War Against Cancer.” All money raised will be donated in memory of Josh Artis to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to aide in the fight against childhood cancers.

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Kenwood High School consulted Josh’s family to choose the charity for this game.

Josh Artis was a well-known member of the local community who was committed to working with youth. Josh lost his own battle with cancer last year and Kenwood wished to continue his legacy of helping others.

3rd annual Charity Basketball Game to be held at Kenwood High School.

3rd annual Charity Basketball Game to be held at Kenwood High School.

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