External News Coverage

Preventing child abuse

HealthLeader, 06/25/2014

In this week's story, Drs. Christopher Greeley and Luisa Franzini discuss how researchers and communities are working together to prevent child abuse.

 

The addictive effect of UV rays

KTRH Radio, 06/23/2014

New research indicates we may by nature be addicted to sunlight. Dr. Grant Fowler, professor at the UTHealth Medical School and physician at Memorial Hermann, says there are medications that cut off production of endorphins. 

 

Autism survey: diagnosing and managing the disorder

KPRC-TV Channel 2, 06/21/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Pauline Filipek visited the KPRC-TV Channel 2 studios to discuss a new Act Early Texas! survey, which addresses statewide gaps in autism resources.

 

Houston doctors discover breakthrough with sickle cell disease

Fox 26 News, 06/20/2014

Dr. Modupe Idowu was interviewed by FOX 26 News reporter Ashley Johnson for a story on the diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell disease as well as medical breakthroughs at UTHealth.

 

Safety foul-up exposes CDC staff to anthrax

MedPage Today, 06/20/2014

Eighty-four CDC staffers in Atlanta were exposed to live anthrax in a lab setting. UTHealth's Dr. Theresa Koehler comments on the exposure risks in this MedPage Today article.

 

Head games

HealthLeader, 06/19/2014

In this week's HealthLEADER, Dr. Anne Sereno discusses the effectiveness of web-based mental games and exercises designed to challenge your brain and enhance your cognitive function.

 

Teen birth rates in Texas

KUHF Houston Matters, 06/18/2014

UTHealth faculty associate Dr. Kimberly Johnson visited the KUHF studios for a discussion on teen birth rates in Texas and ways to prevent teen pregnancy.

 

Food labels can mislead consumers

KUHF Radio, 06/18/2014

Dr. Shreela Sharma, a dietitian and assistant professor at the UTHealth School of Public Health, said it’s not a far fetch to say misleading labels can contribute to obesity.

 

Treating a mystery

Houston Press, 06/18/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Ian Butler was included in this Houston Press story about a controversial children's disorder called PANDAS.

 

Brownsville name All-America City

Brownsville Herald, 06/17/2014

The UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville Regional Campus played an important role in Brownsville being named an "All-America City" by the National Civic League.

 


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