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Study finds birth control pill isn't associated with birth defects

National Public Radio, 01/07/2016

In a story on National Public Radio’s Shots blog, Kim Waller, Ph.D., commented on a study which found no association between oral contraceptive use during early pregnancy and birth defects.


Study: Children with certain birth defects face increased risk of abuse

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 01/07/2016

Bethanie Van Horne, Dr.P.H., was interviewed by a reporter with Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, about her research on the risk for abuse in children.


Eggs OK, limit sugar for a healthy diet, guidelines say

Houston Chronicle, 01/07/2016

Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D., commented on the new federal dietary guidelines in this Houston Chronicle story.


The surprising power of being ok with your body, 01/07/2016

School of Public Health research on the association between body image and obesity was referenced in this article.


Mind over matter?

HealthLEADER, 01/07/2016

In the latest HealthLEADER article, UTHealth School of Nursing dean Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., Alan Prossin, M.B.B.S., Luba Yammine, Ph.D., R.N., and Jennifer E. Sanner, Ph.D., R.N., discuss research showing a link between depression and other illnesses.


Sleep, sleep disorders and megachurches

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 01/07/2016

Are you having a hard time getting a good night's sleep? In this interview on Houston Public Media's Houston Matters show, Richard Castriotta, M.D., discussed the keys to restful sleep.


E-cigarettes surpass standard smokes

KTRH Radio, 01/06/2016

Richard Castriotta, M.D., told KTRH Radio reporter Dale Forbis that e-cigarettes are not as bad the traditional ones but still are harmful.


Experimental obesity drug found to suppress cancer growth

NewsFix Channel 39, 01/06/2016

Mikhail Kolonin, Ph.D., told NewsFix Channel 39 reporter Geoffrey Trudeau why an experimental obesity drug may work on tumors too.


Watch out with that resolution - too much exercise can be dangerous

WOAI Radio, 01/05/2016

Salman Arain, M.D., addressed concerns about excessive exercise for WOAI Radio in San Antonio.


Inflammation caused by depression can lead to heart attack

HealthlineNews, 01/05/2016

Alan Prossin, M.B.B.S., was quoted in a HealthLine News article about his research on depression and heart disease.


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