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16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Doctors aren't telling overweight firefighters to lose weight, study says

Firefighters try to stop a fire in Massachusetts. Too many doctors don't talk to firefighters about their weight, a study says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fire

20 hrs ago | Newswise

It's Your Game...Keep It Real Reduces Dating Violence Among Minority Youth

New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston shows that It's Your Gamea Keep it Real , a health education program designed to delay sexual behavior and promote healthy dating relationships, can significantly reduce dating violence behaviors among minority youth.

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Related Topix: Texas, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Circulation

Association of Neighborhood Characteristics With Cardiovascular...

From the Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL ; Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor ; Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL ; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, UC Berkeley, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Fasting, Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Chron

Diana Hobby, wife of William P. Hobby Jr., dies at age 83

Former Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby is the honoree at the second HATS OFF benefit for Houston Community College.

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Related Topix: Texas, Houston, TX, Georgetown University, Rice University

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WebWire

The Population Health Alliance Welcomes Six New Members

It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership, and the organization's role in bringing together companies that contribute to population health along the continuum of care and in a variety of settings.'

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Supercomputer simulations have shown that clusters of a protein linked to cancer warp cell membranes

Supercomputer simulations have shown that clusters of a protein linked to cancer warp cell membranes, according to scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Science, University of Texas at Austin

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Chron

Eat less, dance more, says local immunonutritionist

Anil Kulkarni will spend four months in India researching the melding of yoga, ayurveda and modern medicine, among other things.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ayurveda, Life, Food, Nutrition, Vegetarian

Mon Jun 23, 2014

EurekAlert!

Cancer chain in the membrane

Ras proteins clump together in 0 to 25 microseconds in stills from the simulations produced by TACC's Stampede supercomputer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Science, University of Texas at Austin

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Hoover receives doctorate

John E. Hoover graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry on May 23 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

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Related Topix: Howard Payne University, Paradise, TX

Circulation

Prehospital Utility of Rapid Stroke Evaluation Using In-Ambulance...

From the Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston ; Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas ; and Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery , Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Neurology, Houston, TX

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Circulation

Following-Up Genome-Wide Association Study Signals: Lessons Learned...

From the Human Genetics Center and Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ; Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX ; and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Houston, TX

Genetics current issue

The SKPO-1 Peroxidase Functions in the Hypodermis to Protect...

Corresponding author: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 6431 Fannin St., MSB 1.168, Houston, TX 77030.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Biology, Science, Genetics

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Freshnews

Novocure Announces the Presentation of Subgroup Survival Data for...

Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that subgroup survival data from its U.S. commercial patient registry will be presented at the 16 Biennial Canadian Neuro-Oncology Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on June 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Canada, Houston, TX, University of Kentucky

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