Galveston County Daily News, Oct. 13, 2009

In his It's Your Health column, UTMB Dr. Michael Warren says family members can make a difference during a patient's hospitalization. "Lift the patient's spirits by being happy and supportive. Don't take your problems (or your bills) to the hospital room. Maintaining a cheerful demeanor is one of the most important and valuable contributions you can make," he wrote.