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December 17, 2014 -- The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has released a comprehensive guidebook that demystifies Texas' complex maze of mental health systems and services. More
December 16, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study by the university finds that a majority of patients often do not use inhalers and epinephrine autoinjectors correctly. More
December 15, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Brian Downer, lead author of a study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the University of Kentucky and the University of Maryland that found that for people 60 years of age and older who do not have dementia, that light to moderate alcohol consumption during late life is associated with higher episodic memory, the ability to recall memories of events. More
December 11, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently named Dr. Brian Brendel as its 2014 Physician of the Year. More
December 10, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Thomas Geisbert, professor of microbiology and immunology at the university, has been named as part of Time magazine's "Person of the Year" special recognizing those fighting the Ebola virus. More
December 10, 2014 -- The 25th Anniversary Edition of America's Health Rankings were released today, with Texas ranked as 31st among all states in overall health. More
December 10, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently hosted a visit from the Healing Hugs Coca-Cola Polar Bear. More
December 10, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study by researchers at the university finds that Hispanic women are significantly less likely to survive endometrial uterine cancer than non-Hispanic women. More
December 09, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that 44 physicians at the university have been named as Texas "Super Doctors" by Texas Monthly. More
December 09, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has expanded the center's inpatient rehabilitation unit. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Memorial Hermann Health System announced that family medicine physician Ted Roeser, M.D. has joined the Memorial Hermann Medical Group and is anchoring the newest primary care location in League City. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Medical Society Alliance on Monday hosted approximately 400 children with various physical and mental challenges at its annual "Touch, Smell and Hear" holiday event. More
December 08, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the work of UTMB scientists was featured prominently in the newest edition of a compendium on viruses that is "recognized as the definitive textbook on viruses and their effects on people". More
December 08, 2014 -- Guidry News Service visited recently with Dr. Rebeca Wong, the director of the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization Collaborating Center on Aging and Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, which has recently been re-designated as a collaborating center. More
December 08, 2014 -- The world experts on aging research at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have again received an international designation acknowledging their special niche in an area that grows more complex every day as the elderly population explodes worldwide. More
December 07, 2014 -- Supporters of Galveston's Ronald McDonald House, including local dignitaries and celebrities, participated in the annual "Light Up the House" event for the Holiday Season on Friday December 5. Photos
December 04, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a pair of professors with the university have received a $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More
December 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response has issued its report on the state's ability to prepare for and respond to infectious diseases. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services will unveil a new HIV/STD Mobile Clinic on Thursday. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services on Monday released its interim report to the 84th Texas Legislature. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District will be offering seasonal flu immunizations at several community locations in December. More
November 25, 2014 -- Dr. Bernard Milstein of The Eye Clinic of Texas was recently named a Super Doctor for the tenth consecutive year. More
November 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel intravaginal ring capable of delivering powerful antiretroviral drugs to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted human immunodeficiency virus in women. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at the University of Texas at Austin today announced that it has awarded $946,600 in grants to 11 faith-based organizations for African American mental health education. More
November 25, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston today announced that Dr. Joshua Hamilton has joined its Medical Group Southeast General Surgery as a general surgeon. More
November 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a team of researchers from TAMU, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a new injectable material that could be used to treat wounded soldiers suffering from internal bleeding. More
November 24, 2014 -- Bay Area Regional Medical Center on Friday announced that Tim Schmidt has been named the center's new chief administrative officer. More
November 21, 2014 -- A brain injury expert during a sports medicine symposium Friday at Texas A&M University said concussions are having a devastating impact on football. More
November 20, 2014 -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health awarded a $1.5 million grant to a professor at the University of Houston for a study on Asian American breast cancer survivors. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the Texas Medical Center Address luncheon on Tuesday, featuring a presentation by Dr. Robert C. Robbins, president and CEO of the medical center. More
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