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Measles was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000, but travelers continue to bring it in from abroad. There were at least 349 cases that occurred in 17 outbreaks in 2018. Currently, there are outbreaks in Texas, New Jersey, New York and Washington. Washington State has declared …

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Have you ever watched a wildlife show where bison or elephants are attacked by wolves or lions? The strong of the herd encircle the young and weaker members while keeping their horns or tusks pointed outward at their attackers. The wolves or lions are defeated because they cannot get to the …

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Bobby Marlin, archivist at the Moody Medical Library, and library staff recently received the Trailblazer Award from the Texas Digital Library for their work to digitalize over 2,500 rare anatomical drawings. The renderings give valuable insights into training surrounding anatomy in early Te…

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Almost every child goes through a stage where he or she is picky about food. You can’t force a child to eat, but luckily picky eating usually improves as a child gets older. It can be frustrating when your child wants to eat the same thing every day or suddenly decides that he or she hates f…

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A 37-year-old woman named Christin Lipinski developed flu-like symptoms and pain under her armpit that was ultimately found to be caused by an infection with a flesh-eating strain of group A streptococcus bacterium, causing a condition called necrotizing fasciitis. She was taken to the opera…

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My wife and I just returned from a dream trip to France and the Mediterranean with some indelible memories, awesome photos, great souvenirs, a suitcase of dirty laundry and a respiratory crud that hit us just before we left Rome for home.

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Faculty and residents of the University of Texas Medical Branch’s aerospace medicine programs recently won numerous awards at the Aerospace Medical Association’s annual meeting in Dallas.