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During January 2007, 522 media placements about The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston were recorded - an increase of 93 percent over January 2006. The following is a sample of those media placements.
UT Dental Branch's Dr. Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay talks about research with UT M. D. Anderson on improving prosthetics for facial reconstruction, KHOU-TV's "11 News at Five," Jan. 2, and "11 News At Noon," Jan. 3.
After plastic surgery to trim excess skin, a gastric bypass patient's husband says of Dr. David Wainwright, "That man is an artist!" Houston Chronicle "Health/Medicine" Page, Jan. 4.
Dr. Susan Landry says that because states can't quickly shift income or education level of parents, they must find classroom-based programs to help children overcome these obstacles, Houston Chronicle, Jan. 4.
Drs. Richard Bradley and Robert Emery address safety concerns during a chemical leak from a Fort Bend County plant, KHOU-TV and KTRH-AM Radio, Jan. 8.
UT Dental Branch's Dr. Charles Streckfus and Dean Cathy Flaitz see patients' saliva offering future bloodless cancer screening at dental offices, KTRK-TV's "Eyewitness News At 6 PM," Jan. 12, and "Eyewitness News Sunday Morning," Jan. 21.
Dr. Gloria P. Heresi talks about a program offering proper prenatal and postnatal care that nearly eliminates a baby's risk of infection by HIV-positive moms, Houston Chronicle "Health/Medicine" Page, Jan. 18.
Dr. Jim Katancik says gum disease is silent and could indicate other problems - sufferers have been shown to be three times more likely to have a heart attack, KHOU-TV's "11 News at Five," Jan. 25, and "11 News At Noon," Jan. 26.
Dr. Pamela Berens makes two appearances in the national magazine, Pregnancy, answering questions about the hormonal changes brought on by pregnancy, January and February 2007 issues.