External News Coverage

Childhood habits set in infancy, studies suggest

New York Times, 09/02/2014

"We don't do a very good job of teaching parents about good nutrition in infancy," Deanna Holescher, Ph.D., R.D., said in this New York Times article about childhood diet habits.


80 millones de adultos padecen de presiĆ³n arterial alta

Univision Houston Channel 45, 08/30/2014

UTHealth's Robert Velarde, M.D., discussed the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure in this interview with Univision Houston Channel 45 news anchor Rebecca Suarez.


Do video games make kids saints or psychopaths?

Healthline, 08/28/2014

UTHealth researcher Susan Tortolero, Ph.D., was quoted in this Healthline story about how video games influence children.


Too much salt, or not enough?

New York Times, 08/28/2014

In a letter to the New York Times editor, UTHealth's Roberta Ness, M.D., M.P.H., weighed in on the debate of salty food.


Houstonians consider master plan for development

Houston Public Media, 08/27/2014

Elizabeth Leass, a graduate student at the UTHealth School of Public Health, is quoted in this Houston Public Media story about a master plan for developing Houston.


Bay area/Pearland area UTHealth faculty members honored

Houston Community Newspapers, 08/27/2014

Four UTHealth faculty members who are recipients of the 2014 UT System Outstanding Teaching Award - Michelle Barratt, M.D., M.P.H.; Joanne V. Hickey, Ph.D., R.N.; M. Sriram Iyengar, Ph.D.; and Kevin A. Morano, Ph.D. - were featured in this Houston Community Newspapers Bay Area story.


Study: Significant time spent playing video games increases the risk of depression in kids

New Public Health, 08/27/2014

New Public Health's news roundup today highlighted UTHealth research about the connection between violent video games and depression.


What's in your kid's coffee?

KTRH Radio, 08/27/2014

In this KTRH Radio story, UTHealth cardiologist John Higgins, M.D., discussed health risks associated with fillers that are found in some coffees.


More than words

HealthLEADER, 08/27/2014

This week in HealthLEADER, Maria Carlo, Ph.D., discussed the value of bilingual education.


Recognizing malnutrition in older patients

NurseZone.com, 08/27/2014

Sabrina Pickens, Ph.D., M.S.N., and Vaunette Fay, Ph.D., R.N.C., were included in this Nursezone.com article about recognizing malnutrition in older patients. 


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