Health

HHS Awards Texas Institutions of Higher Education and Research More...
Texas State University at San Marcos and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will contribute to the national effort to deliver new health IT...
Baylor College Health Briefs
HOUSTON - Taking precautionary measures to protect your eyes during the spring and summer can help prevent long-term damage to eyesight, said a Baylor College of Medicine...
MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL-TYLER NAMED ONE OF THE NATION'S 100 TOP...
TYLER, TX -- Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitalsreg; by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to...
About Texas Health Matters
Texas Health Matters is a weekly column that focuses on consumer issues related to health and human services. These columns, available in English and Spanish, help Texans...
Healthy diet, active lifestyle may reduce cancer risk and occurrence
HOUSTON - (April 9, 2010) - Having a healthy diet and active lifestyle is associated with a lower risk and occurrence of multiple cancers, said a medical oncologist at...
Ultrasound can reveal true risk factors for heart attack
HOUSTON - (April 7, 2010) - Doctors everywhere will now be able to use another tool to further improve the prediction and prevention of heart attacks. Researchers at Baylor...
During National Volunteer Month, Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the...
Dallas, TX - April 8, 2010 - April is National Volunteer Month; a month dedicated to taking action, giving back to local communities and recognizing and encouraging people...
HHS Awards four Texas Non-Profit Organizations Nearly $36 Million...
Washington D.C. -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a new round of awards totaling $267 million to 28 non-profit organizations to establish...
Childhood developmental disorders and sleep topic of discussion at...
HOUSTON - (April 7, 2010) - The impact of developmental disorders on a child's sleep schedule will be the topic of discussion in a public forum on Tuesday, April 20, at the...
Skin will reflect a healthy body
HOUSTON - (March 29, 2010) - A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, but dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine said diet does not affect the skin the way...
DSHS Encourages H1N1 Shots as Virus Continues to Circulate
With recent upticks in flu activity in the southeastern United States, the Texas Department of State Health Services is continuing to encourage people to get the H1N1 flu...
BCM researchers to conduct pediatric seizure study at Texas Children’s
HOUSTON - (March 30, 2010) - Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) and Texas Children's Hospital (www.texaschildrens.org) are joining 13 other children's...
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My Medicare column for April discusses an issue that many families face: How to find a nursing home for an elder who has become too frail to live alone. It provides...
Grants help fund research into potential new treatments for common...
HOUSTON - (March 31, 2010) - Recent grants to Baylor College of Medicine doctors will support research into new therapies for two of the most common childhood cancers. Dr....
PATIENT SAFETY AT MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL-TYLER IN THE TOP 5% SAYS...
TYLER, TX - A respected annual study of patient safety at American hospitals found Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler to be in the top 5% in the nation, hospital officials...