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Younger Motorists and Females Most Likely to Use Cell Phone While Driving

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Eighteen percent of drivers on academic and medical campuses use their cell phones while driving, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
24-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Children’s Learning Institute and Texas Education Agency Launch Free Statewide Online Pre-K Learning Platform

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The Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) have launched a new, innovative online platform, known as CLI Engage. This online platform is now...
11-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Telemedicine Allows UTHealth to Enroll Patients Remotely Into Acute Stroke Trial

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For the first time in the world, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were able to enroll patients at other hospitals into an acute stroke clinical trial.
10-Mar-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Scientists Take First-Ever Images of an Intact Molecular Machine Responsible for Bacterial Infections

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Armed with a microscope capable of zooming in on organisms measured in billionths of a meter, scientists report they are the first to observe one of the tiny molecular machines that bacteria use to infect host cells. Findings appear in the...
9-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UTHealth’s Belinda Reininger Recognized for Excellence in Public Health Practice

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Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in...
27-Feb-2015 4:05 PM EST

New UTHealth Research Looks at App to Help Minority Stroke Patients Improve Health

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A clinical trial investigating the use of a physician-monitored app to help first-time minority stroke patients become healthier has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
24-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

UTHealth’s Cesar A. Arias Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

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Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation...
23-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

2011 Houston Heat Wave Led to Significant Rise in Emergency Department Visits

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Houston experienced its hottest summer on record in 2011, resulting in 278 excess emergency department visits per day during the August heat wave, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)...
10-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

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