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The American Journal of Managed Care
The American Thoracic Society will hold its 2013 International Conference May 17-22 in Philadelphia, PA.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pain, pain, go away
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to apply the techniques of gene therapy to the problem of neuropathic pain - that is, pain that arises from a malfunction in the nervous system.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Trauma team works fast to save lives
One of the emergency signs leading to the main ER entrance at Christus Hospital St.
Fri May 17, 2013
More than one-third of Texas women still receive unnecessary breast biopsy surgery
Many women in Texas who are found to have an abnormality on routine mammogram or discover a lump in one of their breasts end up having an old-fashioned surgical biopsy to find out whether the breast abnormality is malignant.
Thu May 16, 2013
Davenport University names chair of occupational therapy program
Nelson, who currently serves as Associate Professor for the Department of Occupational Therapy at University of Findlay in Ohio, will assume her role at Davenport on June 3. "Dr. Nelson brings considerable experience to Davenport University," said Karen Daley, Dean of Davenport's College of Health Professions.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
ExxonMobil contract worker dies from injuries
The Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday autopsy results on one of the men burned in the ExxonMobil fire last month were pending.
Campus Carry Bill Passes Senate Committee
After hearing testimony from faculty, students and law enforcement officers Tuesday, a panel of state senators passed along a bill allowing college students, faculty and staff to carry concealed handguns on college and university campuses around the state.
Tue May 14, 2013
SARS-Like Virus Vaccine Unlikely
An electron microscope image of a coronavirus, part of a family of viruses that cause ailments including the common cold and SARS.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Victoria Advocate
Woman graduates from UTMB Galveston with nursing degree
Hilary Anne Rojas has graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
Fri May 10, 2013
Arcos Burn Navigator Cleared by FDA to Help Manage Fluid Resuscitation
Careful fluid management of major burns directly improves the survival rates of patients, but fluid management is a notoriously difficult process.
Thu May 09, 2013
Health Care Renewal
Guest Post: A Physician Rebels Against Micromanagement by "'Leadership-Trained' Management Extenders"
Health Care Renewal presents a guest post by Dr Howard Brody, John P McGovern Centennial Chair of Family Medicine, Director of the Institute for Medical Humanities at University of Texas - Medical Branch at Galveston, and blogger at Hooked: Ethics, Medicine and Pharma .
Dallas Morning News
UT Board of Regents say goodbye to three of their own
The University of Texas Board of Regents said goodbye to two regents and the student regent on Thursday, paving the way for new faces if approved by the Senate.
Wed May 08, 2013
Galveston study: Keep your toothbrush after bout of strep
Accepted common knowledge goes that you should throw out your toothbrush, among other toiletries, during an outbreak of strep throat.
Dr. Will Earl Ferguson
Dr. Will Earl Ferguson, 67, was surrounded by his family when he passed away in Albuquerque, NM on Friday, May, 3, 2013.
Tue May 07, 2013
No Need To Toss Your Toothbrush After A Sore Throat
Word on the street has it you should replace your toothbrush after suffering from a cold, the flu or a bout of strep throat.
Medical News Today
Researchers Reveal How Ebola Short-Circuits The Immune System
Researchers have discovered the mechanism behind one of the Ebola virus' most dangerous attributes: its ability to disarm the adaptive immune system.
Mon May 06, 2013
No need to toss your toothbrush after sorethroat
Washington, May 6 : You might not need to throw out your tooth brush after recovering from a sore throat after all, according to a new study.
Sun May 05, 2013
How old is your toothbrush? It may not matter as scientists study...
A team of experts at the University of Texas Medical Branch were unable to find any strep germs on more than a dozen toothbrushes used by children with strep throat.
Sat May 04, 2013
Campus Carry, School Marshals Get Early OK at House "Gun Day"
House sponsor State Rep. Allen Fletcher, R-Cypress, stands among House members during the consideration of a point of order on HB 972 a campus carry bill on May 4, 2013.
Dallas Morning News
Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice bill up for debate in House
The House will discuss the Sunset bill - and 27 amendments - that would renew the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and make slight changes to the agency and its operations.