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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth study finds e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Weight loss surgery champion Frank G. Moody honored by professional association

UTHealth's Frank G. Moody, M.D., was honored for his efforts to help people with a life-threatening weight problem.


UTHealth receives $1.55 million grant from The New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1.55 million grant to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth to establish the GIFT (Grief-Informed Foundations of Treatment) network, a multi-site practice-research network that will refine, evaluate and validate assessment tools for grieving children to identify the appropriate support or intervention needed.


Texas Medical Center is Hiring: Red, White & You

Attention military veterans, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and other institutions in the Texas Medical Center are hiring for more than 10,000 open positions, including non-medical careers.


Community Health Workers 'promotoras' quietly improving health

On any given day at a number of churches, parks and community centers around Brownsville and Cameron County, you can find groups of men and women gathered to exercise and learn how to improve their health through a program called Tu Salud ¡Si Cuenta! (Your Health Matters!).


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In the Media

High protein diet can help you sleep, 05/17/2016

John Higgins, M.D., was interviewed by a reporter for about how to get a good night's sleep.


Preventing skin issues

KPRC Radio's Fifty +, 05/15/2016

Adelaide Hebert, M.D., shared tips about preventing skin cancer on KPRC Radio.


PTSD prevalent, underrecognized in the inpatient psychiatric setting

Psychiatry Advisor, 05/15/2016

Psychiatry Advisor featured post-traumatic stress disorder research that was presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association by McGovern Medical School's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.


This week in photos: May 9-15, 2016

Houston Chronicle, 05/15/2016

The Houston Chronicle included two photos from the fourth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival in Sunday's print edition, one of which was published online.


What's the deal with kids who smoke?

U.S. News & World Report, 05/13/2016

Steven Kelder, Ph.D., M.P.H., was included in a U.S. News & World Report story about why teens are smoking e-cigarettes.


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