External News Coverage

Superbugs' super foe

Rice Magazine, 11/24/2014

Rice University grad Barbara Murray, M.D., and her infectious disease research were featured in a school publication.


Will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?

Consumer Reports, 11/22/2014

Laura Moore, R.D., was quoted in a Consumer Reports article about the dangers of going gluten-free.


Houston medical institutions get most state cancer funding

Houston Chronicle, 11/21/2014

Congratulations to John Hancock, M.B., B.Chir., Ph.D., and Alemayehu Gorfe, Ph.D., for earning major grants through the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Their grants are featured in a Houston Chronicle summary.


EHR vendors, provider organizations need better partnerships, researcher says

Bloomberg BNA, 11/21/2014

Dean Sittig, Ph.D., was quoted in a Bloomberg BNA story on electronic health record vendors.


Pain in your neck might be your smartphone

NewsFix Channel 39, 11/20/2014

Rex Marco, M.D., was included in a story that aired on NewsFix Channel 39 about how craning your neck to text on your phone can lead to neck and back pain.


The number of homeless teens is on the rise

NewsFix Channel 39, 11/20/2014

Diane Santa Maria, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., R.N., spoke to a NewsFix Channel 39 reporter about the homeless youth population in Houston.


Successful outcome prompts early end to sickle cell anemia clinical trial

Reuters, 11/20/2014

A clinical trial involving Barry Davis, M.D., Ph.D., has been closed early due to the success of using hydroxyurea to treat sickle cell anemia pediatric patients. Read more in this Reuters article.


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.


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.


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.


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