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In the UTHealth Newsroom

McGovern Medical School has four CPR heroes

Doctors with John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth performed two separate CPR rescues in just four days.

 

UTHealth Stroke Festival rescheduled for May 14 at Buffalo Bayou Park

The fourth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival to raise stroke awareness, hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Stroke Team, has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Water Works, Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine Street.

 

Milewicz honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship

Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., is the first woman to receive the Visiting Professorship Award from the Fondation Cardiologique Princesse Liliane in Belgium.

 

American Heart Association taps Taegtmeyer for scientific statement

UTHealth's Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D., D.Phil., took the lead on the development on a scientific statement on cardiac metabolism for the American Heart Association.

 

Bike helmet giveaway organized by family medicine residents

About 50 grade school students are donning new bike helmets thanks to a community outreach initiative by the family medicine residents with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

 

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In the Media

Potentially toxic 'miracle cure' to be touted by nonreligious church at Houston seminar

Houston Chronicle, 04/27/2016

Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., was interviewed by Houston Chronicle reporter Todd Ackerman for an article on alternative medicine.

 

Despite medical progress, a baffling birth defect is on the rise

Houston Chronicle, 04/25/2016

Charles Cox, M.D., and KuoJen Tsao, M.D., were quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about the rise in a birth defect called gastroschisis.

 

Innovative ways to detect cancer

KPRC Radio's Fifty +, 04/24/2016

In this interview on KPRC Radio's Fifty+ show, Curtis Wray, M.D., talked about an innovative way to detect cancer.

 

Nighttime is the right time to hit the gym

Houston Chronicle, 04/22/2016

Richard Castriotta, M.D., was featured in a Houston Chronicle article on the pros and cons of late night workouts.

 

Fourteen ways cardiologists keep their own hearts healthy

Prevention.com, 04/22/2016

In this Prevention.com story, see how John Higgins, M.D., and other cardiologists keep their hearts healthy.

 

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