External News Coverage

What are the red flags for austim? What are resources available in Houston?

KUHF Houston Matters, 04/17/2014

In this segment, Dr. Cathy Guttentag of the Children's Learning Institute discussed autism signs, diagnosis and treatment.

 

Saving the best...for later

HealthLeader, 04/17/2014

In line with Team UTHealth's participation at the Houston March for Babies event on April 27, Drs. Sean Blackwell and Mary Austin discuss the dangers associated with premature births in this week's Health Leader.

 

Study: 1 in 20 Americans misdiagnosed

U.S. News & World Report, 04/16/2014

Millions of Americans are misdiagnosed by their doctors every year, potentially worsening their illnesses or injuries and posing “a substantial patient safety risk,” a new study finds. UTHealth's Dr. Eric Thomas is quoted in the article.

 

UTHealth discovers dangerous new superbug

Fox 26 News, 04/16/2014

At the UTHealth Medical School, Dr. Cesar Arias and his colleagues have discovered a new form of the super-bug "MRSA" - a strain of staph bacteria fully immune to the once powerful antibiotic Vancomycin. "All the antibiotics we used to treat this we can't do anymore," said Arias.

 

Keep nap time as short as possible

KTRH Radio, 04/15/2014

A Houston doctor says some new study results suggest taking long naps might impact your health, negatively. UTHealth family practitioner Dr. Deepa Vasudevan says she thinks power naps can be good, but the results of the British study show this is something which needs to be looked at more closely.

 

Por qué los hospitales de Texas tienen menos casos de infecciones

La Voz, 04/13/2014

En algunos casos, el paciente tiene temor a aparecer como irrespetuoso, algo que sucede en particular con los latinos, dice el doctor Luis Ostrosky, especialista en enfermedades infecciosas del Centro de Ciencias Médicas de la Universidad de Texas, en Houston.

 

Bacteria que come la carne

Univision Houston, 04/12/2014

Salud es vida, experto de UTHealth habla sobre esta bacteria que se caracteriza por comer la carne.

 

Brownsville tries to break diabetes' stranglehold

San Antonio Express-News, 04/12/2014

In this article, read about what the School of Public Health's Brownsville Regional Campus is doing to combat obesity. “We knew there was a lot of obesity and diabetes walking around, but how much is a lot?” said Joseph McCormick, regional dean of the Brownsville campus. “We wanted to be able to have some sense of who is at risk and why.”

 

Pre-K career day photos presage kids' futures

Houston Chronicle, 04/12/2014

Dr. Susan Landry of the Children's Learning Institute is featured in this Houston Chronicle article on high-quality pre-K programs.

 

Combating childhood obesity

HealthLeader, 04/10/2014

Even with a recent national decline in childhood obesity, there is still work to be done. This week in HealthLeader, our experts from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living discuss how local communities are the key to making our children healthier.

 


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