In the media (Nov. 23, 2018)

NewsUTHealth School of Public Health was featured in the following media stories recently

Researchers at UTHealth School of Public Health have done studies about the adverse health effects of atrazine, a weed killer, on pregnant women and their unborn children. These studies were cited in a Texas Tribune report about Texas water utilities that tested positive for the herbicide. The story was also picked up by The Eagle in Bryan/College Station and the Victoria Advocate.

Joseph McCormick, MD, MS, was interviewed by Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio about a study he is leading at the School of Public Health in Brownsville on the prevalence of emerging and neglected tropical diseases in at-risk populations of the Rio Grande Valley region of south Texas.

FOX 26 News and Telemundo Houston Channel 47 ran stories on a mass casualty training exercise designed to teach students how to respond to an emergency.

A School of Public Health report on the level of distress felt by Hurricane Harvey victims was cited in a Houston Chronicle story about how a teenage girl created award-winning works of art to express her feelings and to recover from the traumatic event.

Research by Marcia Otto, PhD, finding no significant link between dairy fats and cause of death was included in a Muscle and Fitness Hers article about the health benefits of everyday foods. She also was quoted in a blog that ran in Mercola and ProHealth, about her research on dairy fats in relation to study suggesting fermented dairy products could protect against heart disease.

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