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The Galveston County Daily News: Health

August 27, 2016

Health

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Wagner wins national award

Dr. Karen D. Wagner, chair of the psychiatry/behavioral science department, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania Edward A. Strecker Award. The award is named after Dr. Strecker, a clinician, researcher and prolific author. Wagner holds the Titus Harris, M.D., Endowed Chair in Psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
Health inspections
Posted: August 23, 2016

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Early identification of developmental problems can be key to success in school
Posted: August 23, 2016

It is important that if you have any concerns about a child’s development that that concern should be expressed to the health care provider and the child should be screened.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Researchers target is a cure for ALS
Posted: August 22, 2016

ALS is often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It’s the serious illness that came to everyone’s attention through the Ice Bucket Challenge in which a series of celebrities doused themselves with ice-filled buckets of water while challenging other stars and other VIPs to do the same.

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Underwater clarity can be learned
Posted: August 22, 2016

This is a remarkable example of how adaptable the human body can be.

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Chronically tired? Don't give up
Posted: August 22, 2016

Over the years, integrative healers have found that chronic fatigue comes in many varieties, as different as people’s genomic and immune profiles.

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Tuesday 08/16/2016
Health inspections
Posted: August 16, 2016

Bacliff

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Black Tie and Boots Galveston Gala to celebrate 20 years Sept. 17
Posted: August 16, 2016

The gala, which will be from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 17 at Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd., will have a major focus on the initiatives and achievements over the past 20 years, including lifesaving technologies the association has helped fund at the medical branch and local hospital systems.

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Backpacks not just a fashion statement
Posted: August 16, 2016

Backpacks are great for kids to carry items back and forth from school to home, but backpacks that weigh more than 15 percent of your child’s body weight may cause health problems for your child.

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Monday 08/15/2016
Siddiqui named Hay Fellowship winner
Posted: August 15, 2016

Sarah Siddiqui, who is a resident in the University of Texas Medical Branch’s combined Internal Medicine/Preventative Medicine and is also seeking a master’s degree in public health, has won a $10,000 Jess Hay Chancellor’s Fellowship. Siddiqui evaluated a Harris County program designed to reduce the cost of treatments for tuberculosis.

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