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UTHealth Executive Elected as a 2017 AAAS Fellow


Michael R. Blackburn, Ph.D., a nationally recognized lung disease researcher and academic leader at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of...
21-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Holds Mass Casualty Incident to Prepare Students for the Worst


Screams were heard as a runaway car plowed through a crowd before the vehicle crashed and the wreckage was engulfed in flames. The chaos was heightened by the sirens from fire trucks and ambulances rushing to the scene. After firefighter cadets from...
21-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Celebrates Landmark Gift to Provide Unprecedented Resources to Its Nursing School


Jane and Robert Cizik have made a landmark gift of $25 million to the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), giving the school the resources and capacity to shape the future of nursing education and...
15-Nov-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Experts Offer Tips on Surviving – and Enjoying – Family During the Holidays


During the holidays, throwing together a dozen (or 50) assorted personalities is already stressful enough. Add to that the desire to make it picture-perfect and Pinterest-worthy and things really get tough. UTHealth Houston experts can tell you how...
14-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Save Yourself the Holiday Food Stress with 8 Simple Healthy Eating Strategies


When an average slice of pumpkin pie and scoop of vanilla ice cream can contain 46 grams of sugar – nearly twice the recommended daily added sugar intake of 25 grams for women and well above the recommendation of 36 grams for men– the holidays...
9-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Avoid Foodborne Illness This Holiday Season with Tips From UTHealth Experts


This holiday season, think twice before you do that late-night nibbling at the buffet table, particularly if it has been sitting out for a while. One bite of crab dip or deviled eggs gone bad, and you may be moving your holiday festivities to the...
9-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Outlines ‘Perfect Storm’ That Led to Colombia’s Antibiotic Resistance Epidemic


The nearly simultaneous emergence of a gene responsible for producing carbapenemases - enzymes that kill the most powerful antibiotics used against life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections - coupled with the introduction of a...
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth, Adult Protective Services Join Forces to Improve Lives of Texas Elderly


The Texas Forensic Assessment Center Network (FACN) has been expanded from children’s services to include adults through a formal agreement between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and McGovern Medical School at The...
31-Oct-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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