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    Early Warning Signs of Heart Attacks

    Learn more about heart attack warning signs, how symptoms can vary between men and women, and other heart attack facts.

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    Ribbon-cutting for renovated John Sealy Tower

    The long-awaited renovation of the AB wing of John Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Campus will mark its completion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3. Approximately 220,000 square feet were renovated across five different floors, which will house services for women, infants and children.

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    COVID-19 vaccine odds on favorite

    We Americans are not good at calculating risk. Some feel that if something bad is going to happen, it will happen to them.

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    Creepy Crawlies to Beware While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

    UTMB's own Dr. Cleavon Covington, an assistant professor who specializes in pediatric allergy and immunology, urges everyone to be vigilant of their surroundings when venturing outdoors. It's especially important to be mindful of insects that can cause harmful allergic reactions and infections including wasps, yellow jackets, bees and ticks.

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    Understanding COVID-19 variants

    The development of SARS-CoV-2 variants isn’t a surprise. The shocking thing, based on what we thought we knew about coronaviruses, is the speed at which variants developed and spread. The question remains: Should we be worried?

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    5 Tips to Combat Allergy Season

    Here are five tips for enjoying the season and avoiding those dreaded warm-weather allergies.