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Lex Frieden on crafting the ADA

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 07/31/2015

Disability rights champion Lex Frieden was prominently featured in stories on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, including an appearance on Houston Matters, the noontime talkshow of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.


Sunburn is a serious danger that can have long lasting effects

FOX 26 News, 07/31/2015

This morning in the studios of FOX 26 News, James Cross, M.D., did an interview on the treatment of severe sunburns.


Where are general physicians going?

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 07/31/2015

Wallace A. Gleason Jr., M.D., appeared on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, to talk about the physician shortage.


AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth

Associated Press, 07/30/2015

In an Associated Press story about the water quality of Rio de Janiero's lakes and beaches, sites for the 2016 Summer Olympics, School of Public Health researcher Kristina Mena, Ph.D., calculated the health risk for participating athletes. Mena found that "international athletes at all water venues would have a 99 percent chance of infection if they ingested just three teaspoons of water." 


Tackling grief

The Buzz Magazines, 07/29/2015

Julie Kaplow, Ph.D., and counselor Stephanie Yudovich were included in a story about a family's journey through grief and the help they received at UTHealth Trauma and Grief Center for Youth.


Don't blame TV watching for childhood obesity

WOAI Radio in San Antonio, 07/28/2015

In this WOAI Radio story, Elizabeth Vandewater, Ph.D., explains why parents should pay more attention to their children's friendship dynamics rather than time spent watching television to combat obesity.


The science of childhood obesity

BioMed Central, 07/28/2015

Deanna Hoelscher, Ph.D., R.D., wrote a blog post for BioMed Central about the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living's new framework for studying child obesity.


Do you have an addictive personality?

WebMD, 07/28/2015

Michael Weaver, M.D., was included in this WebMD story about having an addictive personality.


Nasal balloons help treat 'glue ear' in children

MedPage Today, 07/28/2015

Soham Roy, M.D., was included in a MedPageToday story on a study using nasal balloons to help treat "glue ear" in children.


Heart attack patients helped by bystanders have significantly improved chances of survival

WOAI Radio in San Antonio, 07/27/2015

John Higgins, M.D., was interviewed by Jim Forsyth from WOAI Radio in San Antonio about the effectiveness of bystander CPR and the importance of CPR training. The story was picked up by Ticket 760 Sports Radio and KHWN-AM.


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