Stop, Drop ’n’ Roll fun run to benefit Blocker Burn Champions and the Blocker Burn Unit

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 10, 2014

Get ready to stop, drop and roll and help support burn survivors in the Galveston and Gulf Coast area communities by participating in the certified Stop, Drop ’n’ Roll 5K Fun Run/Walk on Oct. 4 at Moody Gardens. Sponsored by the University of the Blocker Burn Champions of the University of Texas Medical Branch’s Blocker Burn Unit, the Kids Fun Run will begin at 8 a.m., the 5K Run begins at 8:15 a.m. and the 5K walk will begin immediately after the runners. The race will be chip-timed. All proceeds will benefit the Blocker Burn Champions and the Blocker Burn Unit at the medical branch. This new event was created and organized two years ago by the Blocker Burn Champions — an organization dedicated and committed to helping burn survivors and their families. Founded by health care professionals and friends of the Blocker Burn Unit who recognized that burn survivors and their families often have tremendous needs for assistance and resources, the goal of... more »

Global Virus Network hosts upcoming ­­­press conference where UTMB expert answers questions on Ebola outbreak

Global Virus Network hosts upcoming ­­­press conference where UTMB expert answers questions on Ebola outbreak

September 9, 2014

As the epidemic continues to grow, GVN is hosting an interactive webinar briefing between Ebola experts and Media more » more »

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Depression can be treated with talk therapy and medication

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 12, 2014

For the millions of Americans who sufferer with depression and for those who care about them, the Aug. 11 death of comedian and actor Robin Williams was a reminder of the potentially de... more »

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UTMB aerospace medicine residents to train in Antarctica

September 2, 2014

UTMB aerospace medicine residents to train in Antarctica Austere environment with limited resources is similar to space By Maureen Balleza GALVESTON —Two aerospace medicine residents will have an ‘out-of-this-world’ experience when they head to the South Pole for a rotation... more »

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UTMB named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research

August 15, 2014

The world experts on vaccine development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have received an international designation acknowledging their unique niche in a sphere where research, government... more »

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Temple: Domestic violence is not just an NFL problem

Austin American-StatesmanSeptember 10, 2014

  After an initially weak response by the NFL and victim-blaming by the Baltimore Ravens, pro football player Ray Rice was finally dropped from his team for knocking his wife (then fiancée) unconscious. It has been more than 100 days since the incident, and he was cut loose by his team ... more »

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