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Study of Houston youth credits obesity to low self esteem

Houston Chronicle, 11/10/2015

At least 16 media outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, Latinos Health and Medical News Today, have run stories about research by Robert E. Roberts, Ph.D., on the connection between body image, obesity and depression in youth.


Breakfast honors veterans working in the Texas Medical Center

TMC News, 11/10/2015

For Veterans Day, Texas Medical Center News published a story about newly hired veterans working at UTHealth and other TMC institutions. In the article, John Holcomb, M.D., shared memories about the late James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., M.D. Together, they developed the TMC Hiring Red, White & You initiative in 2012.


Seven unusual signs of iron deficiency

Yahoo! Health, 11/08/2015

Marilyn Murr, M.D., was quoted in a Yahoo! Health story about seven unusual signs of iron deficiency.


Bush School panel commemorates 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The Battalian, 11/06/2015

Disability rights champion Lex Frieden was featured in The Battalian as part of an event at Texas A&M University commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.


High local premature birth rates linked to obesity, care access

Houston Chronicle, 11/05/2015

Sean Blackwell, M.D., was quoted in a front-page Houston Chronicle story about the reasons behind the high premature birth rate in Houston.


Going global

TMC Pulse, 11/04/2015

In the November issue of TMC Pulse, several UTHealth programs were included in a story on global outreach initiatives. The featured programs include the Tanzanian AIDS Prevention Project, Students Improving Global Health in Texas and the Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit at Universidad El Bosqu.


The death rate soars for middle aged whites

KTRH Radio, 11/04/2015

In this KTRH interview, Jessica Lee, M.D., suggested that prescription drug abuse may be contributing to the increasing death rate among middle aged whites.


Work, pedal and be happy

RadioMD, 11/03/2015

John Higgins, M.D., told a reporter how some people are exercising at work.


Eat what you want in moderation? Not so fast

Houston Chronicle, 11/03/2015

Marcia Otto, Ph.D., was interviewed by a reporter from the Houston Chronicle about her new study on diet diversity.


Public health issues push past flu and cigarettes into socio-economic areas, 11/02/2015

Bethanie van Horne, Dr.P.H., was quoted in this Modern Healthcare article about health disparities associated with socio-economic status.


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