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October 09, 2019

Dentist recommended Halloween candies

Telemundo Houston Channel 47

On Telemundo Houston Channel 47, Antonio Dario Cardenas, DDS, MS, told viewers which Halloween candies are least bad for children's teeth.


October 08, 2019

Podcast: New clinical trials will include RGV residents

Rio Grande Guardian

Joseph B. McCormick, MD, was interviewed by the Rio Grande Guardian for a podcast and website story on how the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences' new partnership with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will increase the number of clinical trials in the region.



October 02, 2019

FDA suggests mammograms for men

FOX 26 News

Hongying "Heather" He, MD, was interviewed by FOX 26 News about male breast cancer following the announcement that Beyoncé's father, Mathew Knowles, has it.



October 01, 2019

First of its kind

The Texas Health Journal

The Texas Health Journal included UTHealth in several stories for its special issue about workforce development. Susan Fenton, PhD, was quoted about a new doctorate in health informatics; Alanna Morrison, PhD, and Shreela Sharma, PhD, RD, were interviewed about the new online MPH degree in epidemiology; and the School of Public Health was recognized for its Accountable Health Communities project.


October 01, 2019

The epidemiologist in the living room

The Texas Health Journal

The Texas Health Journal included UTHealth in several stories for its special issue about workforce development. Susan Fenton, PhD, was quoted about a new doctorate in health informatics; Alanna Morrison, PhD, and Shreela Sharma, PhD, RD, were interviewed about the new online MPH degree in epidemiology; and the School of Public Health was recognized for its Accountable Health Communities project.


September 29, 2019

Making Houston senior friendly

KTRH Radio

On KTRH Radio, James Booker, PhD, of the UTHealth Consortium on Aging, commented on a citywide initiative to make Houston a more senior friendly place to live.


September 26, 2019

Teen tobacco habits show peer pressure can be a force for good

Popular Science

Louis Brown, PhD, was interviewed by Popular Science about his recently published study on the effectiveness of a peer-run teen tobacco awareness program. Yahoo! News and News Medical Life Sciences also ran stories on the study. 


September 26, 2019

Suicide prevention

Univision Houston Channel 45

Jennifer Tejada, MD, was interviewed by Univision Houston Channel 45 for a story on suicide prevention.



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