Flame retardants linked to preterm birth

January 28, 2015

Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch have determined that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births. more »

Many teenage girls do not receive the HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age

Many teenage girls do not receive the 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... more »

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UTMB Study: Two-fifth of teens who don’t smoke are exposed anyway

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 30, 2015

Teenagers around the world are exposed to tobacco smoke at an alarming rate, whether or not they are themselves smokers. According to a new UTMB study, as many of two-fifths of... 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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Flame retardants linked to preterm birth

January 28, 2015

Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch have determined that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births. more »

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Vaccine Smarts: Programs in place to keep vaccines safe

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 29, 2015

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control has a series of programs to detect safety issues that may occur once a vaccine has been approved. The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is an early warning system. It depends on the public to report adverse events following vaccination. more »

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