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Adriana Pérez, PhD, MS, professor of biostatistics and data science at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

Link between e-cigarette use and early age of asthma onset in U.S. adults found through UTHealth Houston research

A significant link between the use of electronic cigarettes and earlier age of asthma onset in U.S. adults was reported by UTHealth Houston researchers today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open.

Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, treated Monique Dorsey (right) after she experienced an uncommon form of preeclampsia five days after her children were born. (Photo by Deborah Mann Lake/UTHealth Houston)

At the Bedside: Uncommon form of preeclampsia diagnosed, treated, for young mother by UTHealth Houston physicians

Three years ago, Monique Dorsey had a textbook-perfect pregnancy. She brought home a beautiful baby girl and everything seemed fine, until it wasn't. A thunderclap headache warned of a small stroke to come. Diagnosed with an uncommon form of post-pregnancy preelampsia and treated successfully by Louise McCullough, MD, she shared her story so other women could learn from it. 

Leaders from Harris Health and UTHealth Houston taking a group picture. (Photo by Halle Jones/UTHealth Houston)

Harris Health breaks ground on new hospital project on LBJ campus

UTHealth Houston celebrated alongside its hospital partner as Harris Health System broke ground on a new $1.6 billion hospital on the Lyndon B. Johnson campus in Northeast Harris County that will enhance health care in one of the county’s most vulnerable communities.

Photo of Dr. Akkanti with McGovern Medical School students.

Critical care physician teaches invaluable skills to students at McGovern Medical School

Academic medicine is in her DNA, says Bindu Akkanti, MD, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Every day she goes to work, she is contributing to the development of the next generation of doctors and the future patients they will be treating.

At the Bedside: Young stroke survivor's inspiring journey highlights the power of resilience, support, and research

Katie Breece, a stroke survivor, shares her journey to empower other survivors on their road to recovery and the importance of rehabilitation therapy.  (Photo courtesy of Katie Breece)

Katie Breece was a healthy, active 27-year-old professional from Seattle starting her career, living life, and never expected it to be upended by a stroke. She woke up one morning and began her day like any other when suddenly her life changed forever. What began as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) while in the bathroom getting ready for work quickly escalated to a full-blown stroke, leaving her facing a challenging road to recovery. 

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