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Wednesday, April 7, 10:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 7, 2010

Pets can teach children responsibility, as well as respect for nature and other living things, wrote UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly in their Keeping Kids Healthy column. However, pets can carry infections that can be passed to humans. “Animals can spread germs just like people can.... more »

Tuesday, April 6, 12:00pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 6, 2010

Patients who need (or want) more individual nursing attention than is usually available during a hospital stay can hire a private nurse, wrote Dr. Michael Warren in his It’s Your Health column. “The obvious advantage is that your private nurse will focus his or her attention on you and... more »

Monday, April 5, 11:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), April 3, 2010

Scientists have determined that chronic itch and pain are perceived differently by the brain and travel along different nerve pathways, report UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel in this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News. The most common type of itch is caused by the... more »

Wednesday, March 31, 3:00pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, March 31, 2010

Parents consider their home safe for their children, but evidence indicates that unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children 14 and younger, and half of these injuries occur at home, wrote UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly in their Keeping Kids Healthy column. Parents can... more »

Wednesday, March 31, 3:00pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, March 30, 2010

In his It’s Your Health column, UTMB Dr. Michael Warren addresses the different levels of emergency care, including transport. “Emergencies usually involve panic, confusion, hubbub and fear. One of the reasons the 911 system was developed was to aid people quickly and efficiently in such... more »

Monday, March 29, 11:00am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), March 27, 2010

The American Heart Association recommends a cholesterol level of less than 200 for healthy adults - levels over 240 double the risk of coronary heart disease. New research links high cholesterol and dementia, according to UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel in this week’s installment... more »

Wednesday, March 24, 1:30pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, March 24, 2010

Strabismus, also called “lazy eye” and “crossed eyes,” affects 1 to 5 percent of children younger than 6, wrote UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly in their Healthy Kids column. With normal vision, both eyes are aimed in the same direction and see the same image. The brain... more »

Tuesday, March 23, 11:00am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, March 23, 2010

UTMB Dr. Michael Warren spoke recently with a friend who is battling breast cancer. “She fully understands what the disease is all about and has a good plan on how to deal with it,” he wrote. “She has a positive outlook, which I believe will help her in her fight.” Warren... more »

Tuesday, March 23, 11:00am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), March 20, 2010

While we think of vaccines as relatively modern, the concept of using modified infectious agents to “protect” us has been in practice for thousands of years, report UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel in this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News. Records from China... more »

Monday, March 22, 11:30am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, March 21, 2010

UTMB’s Dr. Patricia Beach lists her top five things parents can do to save obese children from a lifetime of health problems. Among her recommendations: Allow no more than one small sweet (sugary) drink a day, shop the edges of the supermarket and not the aisles, and limit screen time to one... more »

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