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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth research: simpler scan still effective in deciding stroke treatment

A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) showed that a computed tomography (CT scan) could be sufficient for determining thrombectomy treatment in stroke.


UTHealth researcher reveals results of study on emergency breathing tubes


UT Physicians offers tips to avoid a summertime ER visit

Everyone enjoys spending the summer months in the great outdoors but you have to do it responsibly or injury can occur, say doctors with UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth.)


Study finds racial-ethnic disparities in quality of end-of-life care among lung cancer patients

Significant disparities in the quality of end-of-life lung cancer care were found among racial-ethnic minorities, primarily non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics, with higher odds of experiencing potentially preventable medical encounters during end-of-life care as compared with non-Hispanic whites.


Like mother like daughter: UTHealth graduates feeling on top of the medical world

HOUSTON – (May 10, 2018) – Anesthesiologist Vivian Porche, M.D., could be considered the Texas Medical Center’s very own Mary Poppins and now her daughter Bobbi is following in her high-flying footsteps.


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In the Media

A Mother’s Day story of heroism and daring

Houston Chronicle, 05/13/2018

In a front-page Houston Chronicle story on Mother's Day, Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., described extremely rare minimally invasive heart procedures he performed on two pregnant women to help them deliver their babies safely. Baha Sibai, M.D., who helped plan the procedures with Smalling, was also quoted in the story. 


Healing hearts this Mother’s Day

KHOU-TV Channel 11, 05/13/2018

Anjail Sharrief, M.D., M.P.H., was included in a KHOU-TV Channel 11 Mother's Day story about one of her patients whose life was transformed following a procedure to close her patent foramen ovale, which caused the mother-of-two to have a stroke.


Texas facing a nursing shortage

FOX 26 News, 05/08/2018

This morning on FOX 26 News in observance of National Nurses Week, Erica Yu, Ph.D., R.N., and nursing student Quinten Bolden talked about what's being done to address the projected nursing shortage.


May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

KPRC Radio, 05/06/2018

In observance of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Adelaide Hebert, M.D., discussed the diagnosis and treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition on KPRC Radio's Fifty+ show.


Benefits of a wellness buddy

FOX 26 News, 05/05/2018

John Higgins, M.D., told FOX 26 News anchor Melissa Wilson about the benefits of having a workout partner.


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