Survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers are more likely to smoke than people without a cancer history

June 10, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that cancer survivors who were diagnosed at adolescent and young adult ages are more likely to be current cigarette smokers than... more »

Four UTMB alumni honored with Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Awards

Four UTMB alumni honored with Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Awards

June 10, 2016

Four University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine alumni were honored at the 19th annual Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony and Reception on June 3 at the Moody Gardens Hotel. ... more »

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Medical Discovery News HMS Phipps brings a fuller appreciation of mercury poisoning

Galveston County Daily NewsJune 22, 2016

Mercury was used to treat certain ailments in the past but the case of the HMS Phipps and the rescue of a ship carrying a cargo of mercury helped give doctors and scientists a better un... more »

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UTMB nursing graduate beats the odds

April 21, 2016

It’s been a very long road for Galveston’s Hunter Cherryhomes. When he walks across stage at The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing graduation ceremony April 29 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center at 3 p.m., getting his degree will definitely be the high... more »

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Stop your belly aching

June 22, 2016

By DR. VICTOR S. SIERPINA When someone is constantly complaining, somebody else may finally have to say, “stop your bellyaching.” Well, if your belly aches, you might feel fretful and complain a lot, or you might just give someone else a bellyache or a headache. Maybe it’s... more »

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