External News Coverage

Beyond obesity: Does a Western diet make you stupid?

RadioMD, 11/18/2014

John Higgins, M.D., discussed a reported link between obesity and mental sharpness on a RadioMD medical program hosted by Melanie Cole.


How to convince people to stop smoking? Cold hard cash

WOAI Radio, 11/18/2014

Darla Kendzor, Ph.D., spoke with a reporter from WOAI Radio about new research showing that small financial incentives double the quit rate among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.


Los niños también pueden sufrir de artritis

Univision Houston Channel 45, 11/18/2014

Kenya Parks, M.D., was included in a story about juvenile arthritis that aired on Univision Houston Channel 45.


A simple pop health solution with big ROI

Government Health IT, 11/17/2014

Stephanie Parker, R.N., was interviewed for this Government Health IT story about the potential financial benefits of the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit.


The pros and cons of therapeutic touch for anxiety relief

EverydayHealth.com, 11/17/2014

Stefan Ursu, M.D., Ph.D., was interviewed by an EverydayHealth.com writer for a story about therapeutic touch for anxiety.


Meet America's top Ebola doctor

TIME.com, 11/17/2014

Herbert DuPont, M.D., was quoted in this TIME.com story about Bruce Ribner, M.D., who has been treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta and was once a professor at UTHealth.


Locals run NYC marathon to support causes

Fulton County Express, 11/17/2014

The UTHealth John Ritter Research Program was cited in a Fulton County (New York) Express story about Team Ritter members who ran in the New York Marathon.


UTHealth’s inaugural gala shoots for the stars

Houston Chronicle, 11/17/2014

UTHealth's first-ever Constellation Gala began with a bang at the Hilton Americas-Houston last Friday as more than $1.8 million had been raised for student scholarships and faculty endowments before the ballroom doors swung open.


Star-studded gala honoring a legendary Duke brings in nearly $2 million for UTHealth

CultureMap, 11/17/2014

Stars shone brightly inside the Hilton Americas-Houston on Friday night as UTHealth honored Dr. James H. “Red” Duke, Jr. and all of its star clinicians, scientists and researchers who are advancing the future of health care. 


Could flu raise risk of fatal artery tear?

HealthDay, 11/16/2014

Harleen K Sandhu, M.D., M.P.H., was interviewed by a HealthDay reporter about her research linking an increase in thoracic aortic tears with flu season.


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