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The Galveston County Daily News: Profiles: Medicine

December 8, 2016

Profiles: Medicine

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Health care providers face rapid change of population ages

Galveston County’s population is rapidly changing. In the past decade, the Hispanic population jumped nearly 45 percent. Rapid growth in the northern part of the county also is spurring need for more schools to keep up with the influx of school-aged kids.

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New approach to hip replacement less invasive
Posted: April 14, 2016

A new approach to total hip replacement surgery is less invasive and may speed recovery for patients.

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Habitat qualities may reduce stress, enhance learning
Posted: April 14, 2016

Certain environmental qualities such as patterns, textures and spatial properties, called fractal elements, may have the power to reduce stress and enhance learning, especially in confined habitats such as deep space or isolated Antarctic research facilities.

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Clear Lake Regional Medical Center establishes Brain & Spine Institute
Posted: April 14, 2016

Although the hospital has offered neuroscience care for years, the new institute rebrands the services, consolidates the care and offers a better product for the Clear Lake communities.

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Freezing night, hurting knees lead to career change
Posted: April 14, 2016

Sometimes, we just need a wake-up call in life to push us forward. That call came in the form of a freezing January night in 2012 for Texas City resident Felix DeLeon.

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Unit provides the best of care to the smallest of people
Posted: April 14, 2016

When a premature baby entered the world recently at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Dr. Harvinder S. Bedi held the infant in the palm of his hand. The baby, born at 23 weeks gestation, weighed 13 ounces.

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Saturday 04/20/2013
Experts offer small, easy steps to aging well
Updated: January 13, 2016 - 5:02 pm

Scientists haven’t found a way to stop aging, but they have found ways to do it better.

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What’s your cholesterol number?
Updated: January 13, 2016 - 5:02 pm

As more children are diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, experts are recommending cholesterol checks for young adults and even toddlers.

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Lower blood pressure by monitoring salt intake
Updated: January 13, 2016 - 5:02 pm

If you have high blood pressure, simply reducing the amount of salt in your diet can be an effective way to address hypertension.

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Mobile technology changes the face of health care
Updated: January 13, 2016 - 5:02 pm

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of apps that purport to help people stay healthy.

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