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During October 2006, 181 media placements about The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reached a potential audience of about 32 million people. The following is a sample of those media placements.
Drs. Pete Davies, Frank C. Arnett, Pablo Okhuysen and John Reveille talk about how a highly competitive $36-million NIH grant will help researchers "to find ways to more quickly move what's discovered in the laboratory to the hospital bedside," KHOU-TV, KTRK-TV and KXLN-TV Univision, Oct. 3, and KHOU-TV, Oct. 4.
A news story calls the just-received $36-million NIH grant "something of a watershed for UT-Houston," placing it with the likes of the Mayo Clinic and Yale University, Houston Chronicle, Oct. 4.
On Columbus Day, Dr. Frank Arnett says that the explorer could have done so much more if he hadn't been so disabled with a severe form of reactive arthritis, KTRK-TV, Oct. 9.
Dr. Michael Bungo says that, as easy as they are to use, defibrillators "are a component of CPR - I don't want to give the impression that just having an AED unit by itself on your wall is going to save all these people," KHOU-TV, Oct. 13.
As the DEA tracks a booming trend, Dr. Ronald J. Peters explains how narcotic codeine mixes "went hand in hand with a very innovative form of hip-hop music called screw music," USA Today, Oct. 19.
In the wake of a bogus terrorist threat to NFL stadiums, Dr. Robert Emery says, "It's pretty easy to build a dirty bomb" and explains pre-catastrophe detection, KHOU-TV, Oct. 23.
Dr. Nancy G. Murray comments on teen anti-tobacco ads, KHOU-TV, Oct. 31.
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