Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age

January 21, 2015

It’s a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls receive the vaccine at the... more »

UTMB offers latest treatment for stroke victims

UTMB offers latest treatment for stroke victims

January 19, 2015

 The University of Texas Medical Branch offers a new minimally invasive procedure to remove blood clots that has been shown to help patients better recover from a stroke. The procedure is available in only about... more »

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Keeping Kids Healthy: Playing with others is important to a child’s development

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 23, 2015

By UTMB’s Dr. Sally Robinson: Playing with others is important to a child’s development. Life skills are learned when children play that can help them to make and keep frien... more »

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UTMB addresses health disparities among Hispanics

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 23, 2014

UTMB’s Hispanic Center of Excellence is working to reduce disparities through the recruitment and training of culturally competent medical students and through faculty development. more »

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Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age

January 21, 2015

It’s a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls receive... more »

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Study: Never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke in and out of homes

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 22, 2015

By The University of Texas Medical Branch Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, the Indian Institute of Technology and World... more »

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