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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth-led study shows much work remains to ensure e-health record safety

Four years after their publication by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), voluntary guidelines designed to increase the safety of e-health records have yet to be implemented fully, according to a survey led by a researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Findings appeared recently in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.


MicroSeismic, UT Physicians make sound investment in children with hearing loss

William Gonzalez, a junior at Aldine High School, will no longer have to strain to hear his teachers thanks to a new set of hearing aids donated by the MicroSeismic oilfield services company and fitted by the audiology team with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


New research could banish guilty feeling for consuming whole dairy products

Enjoying full-fat milk, yogurt, cheese and butter is unlikely to send people to an early grave, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


UTHealth offers tips to get children back on a school sleep schedule

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well-rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Alarming trend shows first-time smoking among young adults

Millennials living more dangerously  and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users, according to the surprising results of research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


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In the Media

Alarming number of women not receiving prenatal care

Houston Chronicle, 07/19/2018

A Houston Chronicle story on the large number of women not receiving prenatal care in the Houston area included quotes from Sean Blackwell, M.D. The article was based on a report by The University of Texas System.



Male and female nurses doing the same job. Guess who makes more?

Houston Chronicle, 07/14/2018

A front-page Houston Chronicle story on salary disparities between male and female nurses featured interviews with Cizik School of Nursing faculty members Susan Ruppert, Ph.D., R.N., F.N.P.-C., and Patrick Laird, D.N.P., R.N., as well as students.


Root canals

Univision Houston Channel 45, 07/14/2018

The School of Dentistry was in the news with David Jaramillo, D.D.S., discussing root canals on Univision Houston Channel 45.


New Study Says Whole-Fat Dairy Can Actually Be Good for You

Runner's World, 07/13/2018

Marcia Otto, Ph.D., was quoted in a Runner's World article about her study finding no significant link between dairy fats and cause of death, or heart disease and stroke. The story was also covered hourly by KTRK-TV Channel 13 Morning News today.


Customized mouthguards

FOX 26 News, 07/11/2018

Michael Miller, D.D.S., was interviewed by FOX 26 News anchor Melissa Wilson about mouthguards for student athletes


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