External News Coverage

Safety of e-cigarettes questioned

Fox 26 News, 07/08/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Richard Castriotta was in the Fox 26 News studios to discuss health risks associated with e-cigarettes.

 

Butter vs. margarine

NewsFix Channel 39, 07/07/2014

“If you do like the regular butter, there is nothing wrong with it. You can just have it in moderation. It is a better option than margarine, no doubt," said Dr. Shreela Sharma from UTHealth.

 

Is ear candling a waste of time and money?

Fox 26 News, 07/07/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Michael Byrd was in the Fox 26 studios to discuss the health concerns of a trend called ear candling.

 

In Texas, less progress on reducing teen pregnancy

The Texas Tribune, 07/06/2014

The teen birth rate in Texas is higher than most other states. Dr. Melissa Peskin from UTHealth discusses how these rates can be improved.

 

United Way effort underscores difficulty of improving pre-kindergarten

Austin American-Statesman, 07/06/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Susan Landry is quoted in this Austin American-Statesman article about pre-kindergarten and school readiness.

 

Health benefits of playing soccer

KPRC-TV Channel 2, 07/05/2014

In honor of the World Cup, UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins discusses the health benefits of playing soccer using the anagram S-O-C-C-E-R.

 

Summer eye safety

HealthLeader, 07/03/2014

This week in HealthLeader, Drs. Lauren Blieden, Robert Feldman and Gene Kim provide important information about summer eye safety.

 

Food borne illnesses are a July 4 risk

Houston Public Media, 07/03/2014

Dr. David Robinson from UTHealth says washing fresh food thoroughly and fully cooking raw food will help reduce the chance of food poisoning during your July 4th cookout.

 

Superbugs threaten western civilization

KTRH Radio, 07/03/2014

When it comes to superbugs, health care organizations in the United States are taking major steps to address the threat. In this KTRH news radio 740 AM article, UTHealth's Dr. Luis Ostrosky discussed those steps.

 

New one-of-a-kind ambulance for possible stroke victims

KPRC-TV Channel 2, 07/03/2014

A first of its kind ambulance in the United States, the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit, is now on the streets of Houston. Rachel McNeill reports.

 


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