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Tuesday, June 22, 11:40am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 22, 2010

In his It’s Your Health column, UTMB Dr. Michael Warren notes that some of the current diagnostic procedures, surgery and treatment include medicines and methodologies that might have seemed like science fiction a mere 30 years ago. Computers, lasers, magnets and other developments mean... more »

Tuesday, June 22, 11:21am ColumnsNews Highlights

Medical Journal – Houston, June 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

In this article, UTMB Dr. Victor Sierpina notes that cancer ranks second to heart disease for mortality. However, it’s estimated that nearly 12 million people in the U.S. have been successfully treated. From 1996 to 2003, the overall five-year survival rate for adults diagnosed with cancer was... more »

Monday, June 21, 11:57am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 19, 2010

A mummy who died 3,500 years ago was one of 22 from the museum of Egyptian Antiquities that underwent CAT scans to assess them for cardiovascular disease. The results show more than half the mummies had calcifications in their artery walls. They also had vascular disease, the very same type of... more »

Thursday, June 17, 10:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 16, 2010

In their Keeping Kids Healthy column, UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly urge parents to ensure that correct safety measures are in place to protect children against entering the pool without proper supervision. “The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission states 77 percent of the children... more »

Tuesday, June 15, 1:30pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 15, 2010

The first step toward better health care is to create a satisfactory patient-doctor relationship with a general or primary care physician, wrote UTMB’s Dr. Michael Warren in his It’s Your Health column. “You will not reach even this stage if you ‘shop around,’ forever... more »

Monday, June 14, 12:00pm ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 12, 2010

First introduced in 1960, the birth control pill turns 50 this year thanks to a few tenacious individuals, report UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel in this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News. “The driving force was a nurse named Margaret Sanger. In 1916, she founded... more »

Wednesday, June 9, 11:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 9, 2010

The next five years will be a critical, unprecedented era for U.S. health care, wrote UTMB’s Dr. Howard Brody. “Key decisions will be made that will steer health reform toward either the fondest hopes of its supporters, or the worst disasters forecast by its foes. All of us will have to... more »

Wednesday, June 9, 11:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 9, 2010

Swimmer’s ear, known in the medical world as otitis externa, is an infection in the middle ear, the tubular opening that carries sound into the eardrum. The culprit is usually bacteria or fungi settling into a breakdown in the ear canal’s skin. If you think your child has swimmer’s... more »

Tuesday, June 8, 10:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 8, 2010

A simple phone call puts you in touch with emergency personnel who can assist with every imaginable emergency and a few you could never have imagined, wrote UTMB’s Dr. Michael Warren in his It’s Your Health column. “If you’re faced with a serious situation, but unsure of the... more »

Tuesday, June 8, 10:00am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 5, 2010

UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel report on the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and its impact on human health. “The hydrocarbon in the oil can have a damaging effect on ocean life. But there is a way to actually get rid of it with a process called bioremediation. While bacteria that... more »

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