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    Odds are your holiday meal was vaccinated

    Unless you are vegan, odds are that your holiday meal was vaccinated. Whether you had prime rib, a Christmas ham or a turkey with all its fixings, vaccination was involved. Even the whipped cream on the pumpkin pie came from a vaccinated dairy cow. While most of us appreciate the role vaccines play in keeping us and our pets healthy, few recognize the major role vaccines play in our food supply.

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    Staying safe this holiday season

    During a recent chat with Meagan Clanahan of Houston Moms, Dr. Bindi Naik-Mathuria covered some common seasonal safety tips to help everyone have a happy, healthy, uneventful holiday season.

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    Ear tubes - what parents need to know

    Dr. Yusif Hajiyev, UTMB Health pediatric ENT, recently sat down with Meagan Clanahan of Houston Moms to discuss ear tubes in children. From what conditions might prompt the need for tubes to the rules for swimming and bathing after the procedure.

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    Non-Fire Cooking Burns

    Most burns associated with cooking in 2013-2017 were caused by contact with a hot object or liquid rather than by fire or flame. Read some tips to prevent burn injuries.

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    UTMB leads the way in diabetes education and care

    With evidence-based clinical practices and a CDC fully recognized Diabetes Prevention Program, UTMB Health is leading the way in changing lifestyles and managing diabetes for individuals in the Greater Houston and Galveston areas and beyond.

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    UTMB launches new PayZen program

    UTMB Health has launched a new program that makes it easier and more affordable for patients to pay for the health care they need.

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    'People I hardly knew stepped up'

    Inspired by a friend's battle with cancer, Pamela French decided she wasn't going to be the "sick girl" when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Even when it tried to take everything she had, she fought back and kept it from taking her life.

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    Halloween Safety

    Children need glow sticks, reflectors, or flashlights to keep them safe from cars while collecting candy.

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