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Thursday, August 11, 9:01am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 10, 2011

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released the 2011 County Health Rankings for the United States. Overall, Galveston County ranked 112 out of 223 counties in Texas, placing it in the lower half of rankings in Texas (31 Texas counties were not ranked because of insufficient information).... more »

Thursday, August 11, 8:59am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 10, 2011

In their Keeping Kids Healthy column, UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly note that common phobias include fear of animals (snakes) or insects (spiders or roaches), blood, heights, closed spaces or flying. In children and adolescents, the identified fear must last at least six months to be... more »

Tuesday, August 9, 11:54am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 9, 2011

News in this week’s Inside UTMB: Culvert repairs will close portions of Postoffice Street starting today; Back-to-school blood drive is running through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5.212 John Sealy Annex; UTMB’s Texas City Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinic to move; OLLI to... more »

Tuesday, August 9, 11:51am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 9, 2011

In his It’s Your Health column, Dr. Michael Warren discusses the recent recall of contaminated ground turkey. He recommends that consumers pay attention to statements by the CDC as to which kinds of ground turkey are contaminated. If you have that kind, from that particular food processor or... more »

Wednesday, August 3, 11:46am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 2, 2011

In this week’s Inside UTMB: The Organization of Postdoctoral Scientists is hosting a discussion and screening of the film “Jurassic Park” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday; new clinics opening at UTMB’s Multispecialty Center and Stark Diabetes Clinic in League City; and Dr. Callender... more »

Wednesday, August 3, 11:43am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, August 2, 2011

In his It’s Your Health column, Dr. Michael Warren discusses the evolution of medical technology over the years, in particular the simplification of CPR techniques. In the old days, the Back Pressure Arm Lift method (BPAL) was the standard. Now, it has been determined that breathing into a... more »

Monday, August 1, 11:17am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), July 29, 2011

There are many theories about why people and animals yawn, report UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel in this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News. One theory posits that yawning increases blood oxygen levels while decreasing carbon dioxide levels. Across cultures, yawning is... more »

Tuesday, July 26, 12:16pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, July 26, 2011

News in this week’s Inside UTMB: For information on back-to-school health checkup checklists go to utmbhealth.com and click on the school icon; seminar for caregivers of people with memory loss to be held Friday at Dickinson Geriatric Clinic; UTMB’s new Multispecialty Center and Stark... more »

Tuesday, July 26, 12:13pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, July 26, 2011

In his It’s Your Health Column, Dr. Michael Warren discusses the difficulties families face when they begin to detect memory loss in their elderly loved one. He advises visiting the family doctor immediately to learn more about dementia and its potential progression. As with many diseases,... more »

Tuesday, July 26, 8:43am ColumnsNews Highlights

Neurology Today, July 21, 2011

Last year, in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, UTMB’s Dr. Howard Brody challenged physicians in all specialties to draw up a “top 5 list” of common diagnostic tests or treatments that have been shown to provide little meaningful benefit. Despite the lack of... more »

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