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Wednesday, June 15, 2:38pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 15, 2011

Even though swimming is a great activity for children to enjoy in the summer, swimmer’s ear, or acute otitis externa, can be an excruciating result of spending lots of time in the water. In this week’s Keeping Kids Healthy column, Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly talk about steps... more »

Monday, June 13, 10:01am ColumnsNews Highlights

Houston Chronicle, June 12, 2011

UTMB’s Alfredo Torres, associate professor of microbiology, immunology and pathology, and coordinator of the LACER, the Latin American Center for E. coli Research, writes that Americans have no reason to fear that the European E. coli outbreak will spread to the West. Coverage also appears in... more »

Monday, June 13, 9:54am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 13, 2011

In recognition of Cancer Survivors Day, Dr. Lyuba Levine, gynecologic oncologist and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UTMB, discusses the increase in survival rates for people who have had cancer. Two-thirds of cancer survivors report that cancer has not had a significant... more »

Friday, June 10, 4:21pm ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 11, 2011

In this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News, UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel report that the Nubian people began using antibiotics 1,600 years ago. Tetracycline-producing bacteria called Streptomyces naturally occurs in the soil along the Egyptian-Sudanese border.... more »

Thursday, June 9, 4:12pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 8, 2011

In this week’s Keeping Kids Healthy column, Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly discuss the perennial issue of leaving children alone in hot cars. Every year, they say, there are new reports of children dying after being left alone in a car on a hot day. The interior of a care can heat up to 122... more »

Tuesday, June 7, 4:47pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 7, 2011

Some of the news in this week’s Inside UTMB: The community is invited to numerous different events next week celebrating cancer survivors; free rehabilitation clinic to be offered for stroke survivors starting June 27; and next week UTMB to hold blood drive as part of World Blood Donor week. more »

Tuesday, June 7, 4:46pm ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 7, 2011

Dr. Michael Warren writes this week’s It’s Your Health column from his bed — dictating into his iPhone. When he developed a severe pain in his back a few days ago, the first thing he did was to contact his own physician, who gave him a conservative course of treatment —... more »

Monday, June 6, 4:34pm ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 4, 2011

Because of the claims of gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who 12 years ago introduced the idea that the MMR vaccine could be linked to the development in autism in children, untold numbers of families have now chosen to forgo this crucial vaccination for their children. Wakefield has since... more »

Thursday, June 2, 10:55am ColumnsNews Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, June 2, 2011

UTMB’s Dr. Howard Brody, director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities, writes about the roles medicine should or shouldn’t play in torture. “As one who teaches ethics, I always have been intrigued by the double standard some people employ regarding the ethical theory... more »

Thursday, June 2, 10:53am ColumnsNews Highlights

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 2, 2011

A new study shows that even patients who know they are being prescribed placebos report a positive “placebo effect.” In this week’s installment of Medical Discovery News, UTMB’s Norbert Herzog and David Niesel talk about the patients, all suffering from Irritable Bowel... more »

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