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The Galveston County Daily News: Health

July 28, 2016

Health

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Health inspections

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Traveling tips for you and your children
Posted: July 26, 2016

Traveling with children can be a delight and a challenge.

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Health district WIC highlights World Breastfeeding Week
Posted: July 26, 2016

One of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant is to breastfeed. That’s why the Women, Infants and Children division of the Galveston County Health District is happy to support World Breastfeeding Week set for Aug. 1 through Aug. 7.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Outstanding teachers at the University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted: July 25, 2016

Four University of Texas Medical Branch faculty members received an Outstanding Teachers Award from the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. Faculty at all UT institutions are evaluated by students, peer faculty and external reviewers to determine each year’s winners. Recipients get $25,000.

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Number of children with asthma has increased 'dramatically'
Posted: July 25, 2016

“The bad news is that the number of children who develop asthma has increased dramatically over the last three decades,” said Dr. Randall M. Goldblum, a professor in Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch. “In our area up to 10 to 18 percent of children now develop asthma.”

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What's for breakfast?
Posted: July 25, 2016

Last week I had the pleasure of giving a combination nutrition lecture and cooking demonstration for some first year medical students.

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Custom printed organs could help with ever-growing transplant list
Posted: July 25, 2016

Arguably, among the most exclusive waiting lists are those for organ transplantation.

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Is new Alzheimer's vaccine an answer?
Posted: July 25, 2016

The early vaccine model would use a person’s antibodies to latch onto transport and these hazardous materials out of the brain, possibly eliminating some or all of the symptoms of the disease.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Health inspections
Posted: July 19, 2016

Bacliff

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Five baby steps to better nutrition
Posted: July 19, 2016

These changes are small but can make long time changes which can improve the whole family’s health.

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