External News CoverageNPR, 04/25/2013
When Superstorm Sandy inundated lower Manhattan last year, thousands of lab animals drowned and many scientists lost months or even years of work. UTHealth's Dr. Brad Goodwin was interviewed for this story on the protection of research animals during natural disasters.
A new study suggests that the use of sexually explicit material doesn't have a lot to do with sexual behavior. Dr. Susan Tortolero is quoted in this HealthDay story about sexually explicit material and sexual behavior.
Concussions in young athletes, especially football players, have been headline news lately. A 2013 study from UTHealth is noted in this LifeScript article about recognizing the symptoms of concussion in young athletes.
UT School of Public Health's Dr. Melissa Peskin and Dr. Susan Tortolero offer tips to help teens create and maintain a healthy relationship in the digital age in the latest issue of HealthLeader.
Residents of the southeastern “stroke belt” may begin developing a higher risk of stroke death at an early age. Healthy habits started as a teen may be key to lowering later stroke risk. Carol Wolin-Riklin, R.D., Riklin is quoted in this DailyRX.com story.
Univision Channel 45, 04/23/2013
Dr. Pedro Aquino was interviewed at the KXLN Univision studio where he discussed the health risks of tobacco and the process of smoking cessation. He says there are patches, gum and many other options, but the decision to quit smoking is the most important step to success.
Houston Chronicle, 04/23/2013
Among the biggest problems facing American education is this: Too many kids don't learn to read fluently in their first years of school, during the use-it-or-lose-it critical period when their developing brains are best able to tackle the task. Dr. Carolyn Denton spoke to the Houston Chronicle about her early-intervention program for struggling first-graders.
Houston Style Magazine, 04/23/2013
“Hiring: Red, White & You!” established by the Texas Medical Center, has reached an impressive milestone of 1,039 jobs for former military members. UTHealth's Dr. John Holcomb, Dr. Red Duke and Brian Wilson are included in this story about this veterans employment initiative.
Urology Times, 04/23/2013
Dr. Gustavo Ayala and colleagues at UTHealth have been exploring the interaction between nerves and prostate cancer in perineural invasion for more than a decade. They have shown that nerves and cancer cells establish a symbiotic relationship that promotes growth of both cell types.
CBC News, 04/21/2013
New antibiotics for superbugs are critically needed to save lives, infectious disease experts, including UTHealth's Dr. Barbara Murray, warn.
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