External News Coverage

Houston professor plays pivotal role in Americans with Disabilities Act

Fox 26 News, 07/25/2014

The contributions of UTHealth's Lex Frieden to the passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 are highlighted in this story by FOX 26 News journalist Ashley Johnson.

 

Prohiben fumar en parques y bibliotecas

Univision Houston Channel 45, 07/25/2014

In this  story about a new measure to ban smoking in Houston parks and libraries, UTHealth pediatrician Dr. Lynnette Mazur described the health effects of smoking: 

 

Houston is home to the nation's first mobile stroke unit

Houston Public Media, 07/24/2014

Stephanie Parker, program manager for the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit, was interviewed for this Houston Public Media radio segment.

 

Changing focus

HealthLeader, 07/23/2014

In this week's HealthLeader, Dr. Deborah Pearson discusses ADHD in adults.

 

Doctors are expanding the notion of what constitutes a concussion

Houston Chronicle, 07/23/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Ian Butler is among the experts quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about concussions.

 

Schizophrenia has clear genetic ties, new study finds

USA Today, 07/22/2014

In this USA Today article about genetic ties to schizophrenia, UTHealth's Dr. Consuela Walss-Bass discussed risks associated with the disease.

 

Commercials for prescription drugs do work

KTRH Radio, 07/22/2014

UTHealth's Dr. Eugene Boisaubin was interviewed for this KTRH radio story about the advertisement of prescription drugs.

 

Caffeine kills

KROI Radio, 07/22/2014

An Ohio teenager died after consuming pure, powered caffeine he bought online, and now the FDA is warning people that too much caffeine can kill you. UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins agrees, and he’s particularly concerned about the powdered caffeine linked to this young man’s death.

 

Good idea: Power of parenting

Houston Chronicle, 07/21/2014

Dr. Susan Landry, professor of Pediatrics at UTHealth, developed a free online training course called PALS to help close the so-called "30 million word gap," the language deficit that separates children from impoverished backgrounds from their wealthier counterparts.

 

The night shift

KUHF's Houston Matters, 07/18/2014

Houston Public Media did a radio segment on night shift workers featuring an interview with UTHealth emergency medicine specialist Dr. Nathan Hoot.

 


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