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Bar attendance supports heavy drinking by young adults along US-Mexico border

New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, released Tuesday in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, shows that higher levels of drinking among United States-Mexico border young adults are closely linked to their patterns of bar attendance, but not to how they think about drinking.

 

Stanley G. Schultz, whose rehydration research helped save millions, has died

Stanley G. Schultz, M.D., a world-renowned investigator, educator and administrator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, died Thursday, Oct. 23. He was 82 years old.

 

Team Ritter returns to race in TSC New York City Marathon

Friends and family members of people with thoracic aortic disease and fans of the late legendary comedic actor John Ritter will come together as Team Ritter to raise funds for the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health (JRF) at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon.

 

Neuroscientists use snail research to help explain “chemo brain”

It is estimated that as many as half of patients taking cancer drugs experience a decrease in mental sharpness. While there have been many theories, what causes “chemo brain” has eluded scientists.

 

UTHealth researchers to assess asthma risk in health care workers

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to study how the risk of asthma has changed for health care workers in Texas over the last 10 years.

 

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In the Media

Loads of questions after woman being monitored for Ebola flies commercialy

CNN.com, 10/16/2014

McCormick is quoted in this CNN.com article that has been picked up by 27 affiliates across the country.

 

Depression as a risk factor for dementia

EverydayHealth.com, 10/16/2014

Paul Schulz, M.D., was interviewed for an EverydayHealth.com story about depression and dementia.

 

The Isiah Factor: Ebola virus

Fox 26 News, 10/16/2014

Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., appeared on a FOX 26 News panel about Ebola.

 

Nurses' union co-president: We need to spread readiness not fear

Anderson Cooper 360, 10/16/2014

Joseph McCormick, M.D., appeared on Anderson Cooper 360 to discuss the health care workers who treated an Ebola patient in Dallas.

 

Antifungal proves mettle in invasive mold disease

MedPage Today, 10/15/2014

Luis Ostrosky, M.D., was quoted in this MedPage Today story about an antifungal agent for neutropenia.

 

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