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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

September 2, 2014

Health

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Thirdhand smoke is dangerous, too

Science has long proved that smoking is bad for you and those around you, with 90 percent of lung cancer cases caused by smoking.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
New rehabilitation project helps patients piece together mental, physical abilities stolen by injuries
Posted: September 02, 2014

GALVESTON — Patients arriving at the Transitional Learning Center in Galveston’s East End live within a shadow.

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Walking Wonders joins Race for Cure
Posted: September 02, 2014

UTMB team captains Dr. Eric Walser and Dr. Angel Robinson, along with community co-captains John Eckel, Ann Masel and Fredell Rosen, invite you to join the UTMB team Walking Wonders for the 2014 Komen Race for the Cure.

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UTMB aerospace residents to train in Antarctica
Posted: September 02, 2014

GALVESTON — Two aerospace medicine residents will have an “out-of-this-world” experience when they head to the South Pole for a rotation through the medical clinics operated by the Center for Polar Medical Operations at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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Reading an easy way to shape a better life
Posted: September 02, 2014

I have always been an incessant reader. Throughout my life, the world has entered my mind and experience through words.

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UTMB finds effective treatment for hemorrhagic fever
Posted: September 02, 2014

GALVESTON — For the first time, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch, in collaboration with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, have protected nonhuman primates against Marburg virus — Angola hemorrhagic fever.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Practice safety tips to avoid unintentional injuries
Posted: August 27, 2014

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children. About 90 percent of all unintentional injuries in children can be avoided.

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Health Inspections for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Posted: August 27, 2014

Health Inspections published in The Daily News:

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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Risk of postoperative cognitive dysfunction is higher in seniors
Posted: August 26, 2014

My father was recovering from surgery when we noticed a time warp.

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