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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

September 16, 2014

Health

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Eye care over 45: What to look for, what can be done

GALVESTON — Given Galveston’s baby boomer demographics, the care of aging eyes is an expanding part of every ophthalmology practice in Galveston County.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
UTMB’s eye clinic focuses on customer service, patient satisfaction, training and research
Posted: September 16, 2014

GALVESTON — A man walks into an eye clinic for a routine checkup. After a short wait, he is shown into an examination room equipped with the latest diagnostic and imaging equipment.

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7 steps to improving empathy
Posted: September 16, 2014

Last week, we discussed the topic of empathy, how it is different from compassion and how essential empathy is to human relationships.

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There’s hope for sickle cell
Posted: September 16, 2014

While sickle cell disease has long been studied, a recent discovery revealed that the disease significantly increases the levels of a molecule called sphingosine-1-phosphate, or S1P, which is generated by an enzyme called sphingosine kinase 1.

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Cruisin’ 2 Recovery free festival to be at Garten Verein
Posted: September 16, 2014

The Gulf Coast Center, UTMB Center for Addiction Research and UTMB Family Medicine are hosting the ninth annual Cruisin’ 2 Recovery festival.

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D’Feet run/walk is a win-win deal
Posted: September 16, 2014

The great American dream is to have a win-win deal. Unfortunately, this is not always possible.

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
Childhood cancer is random mistake in DNA instructions
Posted: September 10, 2014

The word cancer certainly strikes a scary and emotional note in our hearts, and when attached to the word childhood, it can be especially frightening.

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Student diabetes-free after COM class
Posted: September 10, 2014

TEXAS CITY — For College of the Mainland student Holly Napoli, a required course became life-changing.

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Stop, Drop ’n’ Roll fun run to benefit Blocker Burn Champions and the Blocker Burn Unit
Posted: September 10, 2014

GALVESTON — Get ready to stop, drop and roll and help support burn survivors in the Galveston and Gulf Coast area communities by participating in the certified Stop, Drop ’n’ Roll 5K Fun Run/Walk on Oct. 4 at Moody Gardens.

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