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'Youngest' toddler with Type 2 diabetes raises concern

BBC News, 09/17/2015

Michael Yafi, M.D., made headlines around the globe when he presented research during the annual conference of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm on a 3-year-old diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, perhaps the youngest child ever to have the disease. He was interviewed by BBC News about the research. 


Obama gives order to use behavioral sciences to influence citizens' thinking; conspiracists reak

Houston Chronicle, 09/17/2015

Andrew Harper, M.D., was included in a Houston Chronicle story about a mandate by President Obama to use behavioral science to coax Americans into better behaviors.


Intragastric balloon helps with weight loss

TMC News, 09/17/2015

Read in the TMC News about a temporary weight loss device that is helping people shed pounds.


What big data could mean for dental education

American Dental Education Association, 09/15/2015

Muhammad Walji, Ph.D., is quoted in this American Dental Education Association post about the impact of big data on dental education.


Marijuana use popular with teenagers

WOAI Radio in San Antonio, 09/14/2015

Michael Weaver, M.D., was quoted in this WOAI Radio in San Antonio story about the high rate of marijuana use among college students.


Warning signs of elder abuse

KPRC Radio's Fifty +, 09/13/2015

Do you know the warning signs of elder abuse? Jason Burnett, Ph.D., discussed that and more in this recent interview on KPRC Radio's Fifty + show.


Half of Americans diabetic or pre-diabetic

KTRH Radio, 09/11/2015

Approximately half of the adults in the United States either have diabetes or are at risk of developing it. Deepa Vasudevan, M.D., commented on this alarming statistic in an interview for KTRH Radio.


ER nurses have mastered high-pressure environment

Houston Chronicle, 09/11/2015

Elda Ramirez, Ph.D., R.N., is quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about the emergency room environment.


Seven unusual signs of iron deficiency, 09/11/2015

Marilyn Murr, M.D., was quoted in an article about iron deficiency.


Pearland resident receives Distinguished Professional Woman Award

Houston Community Newspapers, 09/09/2015

Angela Stotts, Ph.D., was featured in a Pearland Journal story for receiving the 2015 Distinguished Professional Woman Award.


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