External News Coverage

What to look for in a fitness app

US News & World Report, 07/18/2014

Apps come in all shapes and sizes, says Dr. John Higgins, associate professor of cardiovascular medicine at UTHealth, and it’s important to find one tailored to your workout regimen.


Listen up

HealthLeader, 07/16/2014

Listen up! Although common, age-related hearing loss does not have to remain a burden. In this week's edition of HealthLEADER, UTHealth experts explain.


Can effects of sitting be erased with exercise?

Boston Globe, 07/15/2014

A spate of study findings have suggested that sitting for too long throughout the day can harm our health regardless of whether we exercise or eat well. But a new study from the UTHealth School of Public Health and the American Cancer Society suggests that bouts of exercise can counteract those health effects.


10 people donate or receive new kidneys in 10 days

KTRK-TV Channel 13, 07/14/2014

Ten people over 10 days all received or donated a new kidney to a loved one at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. The group's doctor is UTHealth's Dr. Steve Bynon.


Blood type diet

Fox 26 News, 07/14/2014

UTHealth weight loss expert Dr. Deborah Horn visited the Fox 26 studios to discuss the efficacy of a health fad called the "blood type" diet.


Negative attitude can cause a stroke

KTRH Radio, 07/14/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Jacqueline Phillips-Sabol says that negative emotions can affect cardiac function.


Movie plagues not entirely claptrap

MedPage Today, 07/13/2014

It's a recurring theme -- a plague threatens to kill us all and a few brave souls work tirelessly to prevent doom. Dr. Kevin Morano from UTHealth discusses whether this type of plague is possible in the real world.


Program to help curb dating violence

Indio Asian News Service, 07/11/2014

For teenagers who are victims of dating violence, a unique health education program, designed to delay sexual behaviour and promote healthy dating relationships, can significantly reduce the menace, according to new research from UTHealth.


Dental hygienists' role transforms to meet growing need

Houston Chronicle, 07/11/2014

Jayne McWherter, director of UTHealth's dental hygiene program, is quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about the transforming role of dental hygienists


Infertility: It's not just a woman's problem

KUHF's Houston Matters, 07/10/2014

Dr. Mazen Abdallah from UTHealth discusses the latest research and treatment associated with fertility on this episode of Houston Matters.


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