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HHS.gov: Viral Hepatitis Testing Awardees to be Honored at White House

May 9, 2016

Twelve health care organizations will be recognized at a White House ceremony tomorrow, May 19, for their outstanding commitment to increasing the number of individuals who are aware of their hepatitis B and C status. Read the full story at HHS.gov


National Science Foundation: PTSD linked to low levels of fat hormone

May 9, 2016

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio report a biological mechanism that might explain why individuals coping with post-traumatic stress disorder are less able to extinguish the fear of past dangers. Read the full story at the National Science Foundation


Texas Public Radio: Think Health Science: Advances In Pain Management

May 9, 2016

When the rock legend Prince died earlier this year, it was revealed that the performer suffered from opioid addiction. Injuries in the 1980s perhaps led to the prescription drug addiction that would end his life. But there are alternative ways to manage chronic pain, and at the next Think Health Science on Thursday, June 9, […]


Healio: HHS recognizes need for ‘partnership’ with hepatitis researchers

May 9, 2016

On National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 12 health care organizations for their continued work toward increasing awareness of hepatitis B and C virus infections among at-risk populations. Read the full story at Healio


Health 24: Why you can’t stop clearing your throat

May 9, 2016

Constantly clearing your throat could just be a bad habit, or it could be a symptom of something more serious. It could also really irritate those around you. Read the full story at Health 24


Stroke

KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Stroke response

May 5, 2016

When someone has a stroke they need medical help quickly, because every second matters.