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Medical News Today
Reducing prescription opioid addiction by switching receptorsresult in respiratory depression, tolerance, addiction, and overdose." Study a
Reducing prescription opioid addiction by switching receptors
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
result in respiratory depression, tolerance, addiction, and overdose." Study author Nathaniel Jeske Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio recently published work investigating an innovative new approach to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas schools where taking out a loan pays off quicklyyear of post-undergraduate employment for every dollar in student loans borrowe
Texas schools where taking out a loan pays off quickly
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
year of post-undergraduate employment for every dollar in student loans borrowed. Students who graduated from the The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2012 saw the lowest return among San Antonio colleges and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Carter Hemphill, M.D., FACC Joins The Chattanooga Heart Institute At CHI MemorialCarolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine an
Carter Hemphill, M.D., FACC Joins The Chattanooga Heart Institute At CHI Memorial
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at Texas A&M College of... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Catch My Breath Program teaches middle school kids about e-cigarette useE-cigarettes to make informed decisions. Designed by the Michael & Susan Dell C
Catch My Breath Program teaches middle school kids about e-cigarette use
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
E-cigarettes to make informed decisions. Designed by the Michael & Susan Dell Center (MSD Center) for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, which is a national Tobacco Center of... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Esteemed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Michael J. Gliddon, DDS, is to be highly recognized in The Leading Physicians of the Worldand maxillofacial surgery. After being honorably discharged from the US Air Fo
Esteemed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Michael J. Gliddon, DDS, is to be highly recognized in The Leading Physicians of the World
PR NewsChannel / Posted 4 days ago
and maxillofacial surgery. After being honorably discharged from the US Air Force in 1991, Dr. Gliddon was educated at University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry in San Antonio where he received his dental degree. He also... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Ready to get serious about your diet? Here are six great weight loss appsare the ones that engage people more,” said Dr. John P. Higgins, a sports cardi
Ready to get serious about your diet? Here are six great weight loss apps
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
are the ones that engage people more,” said Dr. John P. Higgins, a sports cardiologist at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In a paper published last year in the American Journal of Medicine,... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Distinguished Radiologist in Louisiana, William R. Romani, Jr., MD, will be spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the Worldand abdominal imaging. Dr. Romani was educated at the University of Toledo Med
Distinguished Radiologist in Louisiana, William R. Romani, Jr., MD, will be spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World
PR NewsChannel / Posted 8 days ago
and abdominal imaging. Dr. Romani was educated at the University of Toledo Medical Center and completed a residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and... Read more
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FOX News
Women in combat, like men, at risk for PTSDstudies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said
Women in combat, like men, at risk for PTSD
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
studies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said Dr. Alan Peterson, a psychologist at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio who specializes in combat-related PTSD. It's possible that service... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas schools rank on the list of the Top 100 universities in the worldCollege of Medicine and Texas A & M University for landing in the Top 101-150 d
Texas schools rank on the list of the Top 100 universities in the world
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
College of Medicine and Texas A & M University for landing in the Top 101-150 division, and University of Houston and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for placing in the Top 201-300 schools. University of Texas at Dallas,... Read more
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The Daily Record
Ron Diegelman, Michael Meredith, Joseph “Joey” Nichols, James Selba and Deborah Tiller | Keswick Community Boardthe Public and Science. He received his medical degree from the Baylor College
Ron Diegelman, Michael Meredith, Joseph “Joey” Nichols, James Selba and Deborah Tiller | Keswick Community Board
The Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
the Public and Science. He received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medince, an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a Bachelor of Science in biology from The University of Texas-Pan... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers identify the secret genetic weapon of Clostridium difficileA trio of researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center, School
Researchers identify the secret genetic weapon of Clostridium difficile
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
A trio of researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health in Houston, have identified the location of the genes that control production of toxins that harm people infected by Clostridium difficile bacteria. The... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Fewer Texas kids get vaccinesfor medical conditions, such as a compromised immune system. According to Dr.
Fewer Texas kids get vaccines
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
for medical conditions, such as a compromised immune system. According to Dr. Susan Wootton, a pediatrician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 11 percent of the Houston school district’s prekindergarten students... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas vaccine exemptions risefor medical conditions, such as a compromised immune system. According to Dr.
Texas vaccine exemptions rise
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 days ago
for medical conditions, such as a compromised immune system. According to Dr. Susan Wootton, a pediatrician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 11 percent of Houston Independent School District's prekindergarten... Read more
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Christian Today
'I saw Jesus in heaven and He knew my name,' says doctor who had near-death experiencein his chest. He immediately alerted his wife who called an ambulance to take
'I saw Jesus in heaven and He knew my name,' says doctor who had near-death experience
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
in his chest. He immediately alerted his wife who called an ambulance to take him to the hospital where he worked, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, according to God Reports. "All I remember during the ride to the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mental health crisis in Bexar County a ‘new normal?’pilot program funded by the Methodist Health Ministries and a special Medicaid
Mental health crisis in Bexar County a ‘new normal?’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
pilot program funded by the Methodist Health Ministries and a special Medicaid program, the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio set up a Transitional Care Clinic for seriously mentally ill... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Former ACU men's basketball players sign to play professionallyin Interdisciplinary Studies. Wentz graduated ACU in May with a degree in biol
Former ACU men's basketball players sign to play professionally
KTXS Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
in Interdisciplinary Studies. Wentz graduated ACU in May with a degree in biology and has enrolled in dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Little graduated from ACU this summer and will begin working as a... Read more
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Vail Daily
Stem cell research experts gather in VailPhilippon Research Institute and distinguished professor and vice chair for res
Stem cell research experts gather in Vail
Vail Daily / Posted 16 days ago
Philippon Research Institute and distinguished professor and vice chair for research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. “We have 43 of the very best in the field coming to Vail to share what... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
2 Former Wildcats Sign To Play Pro Hoopsin Interdisciplinary Studies. Wentz graduated ACU in May with a degree in biol
2 Former Wildcats Sign To Play Pro Hoops
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
in Interdisciplinary Studies. Wentz graduated ACU in May with a degree in biology and has enrolled in dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Little graduated from ACU this summer and will begin working as a... Read more
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Newsmax
Women in Combat, like Men, at Risk for PTSDstudies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said
Women in Combat, like Men, at Risk for PTSD
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
studies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said Dr. Alan Peterson, a psychologist at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio who specializes in combat-related PTSD. It's possible that service... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Women in combat, like men, at risk for post traumatic stress syndromestudies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said
Women in combat, like men, at risk for post traumatic stress syndrome
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
studies of male noncombatants who are exposed to combat-related stressors, said Dr. Alan Peterson, a psychologist at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio who specializes in combat-related PTSD. It’s possible that service... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Catching up with Women's Basketball's Tracie Swaydenwho lettered for the Longhorns from 1994-95, earned her bachelor's degree in bi
Catching up with Women's Basketball's Tracie Swayden
Texas Longhorns / Posted 19 days ago
who lettered for the Longhorns from 1994-95, earned her bachelor's degree in biology from UT in 1998 and her M.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2002. She logged 18.1 minutes per game during her season on the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Clinics with comprehensive care for premature infants alleviate concerns for parentsM.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatol
Clinics with comprehensive care for premature infants alleviate concerns for parents
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
M.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). In the last weeks of pregnancy, organs such as the brain,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cancer center partnershipadvantageousThere is much to gain by having the University of Texas Health Science Center a
Cancer center partnershipadvantageous
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
There is much to gain by having the University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson, the top-ranked cancer-treatment hospital in the country, collaborate on expanding the services available in San Antonio. Giving area cancer patients the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Microscopic collisions help proteins stay healthyA model of the structure of clathrin, a protein that researchers at The Univers
Microscopic collisions help proteins stay healthy
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
A model of the structure of clathrin, a protein that researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio used to study how a heat shock protein disassembles protein complexes. Credit: Drs. Eileen Lafer and Rui Sousa/UT Health... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UT Physicians opens new health center in RosenbergUT Physicians, the medical practice of McGovern Medical School at The Universit
UT Physicians opens new health center in Rosenberg
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
UT Physicians, the medical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has opened its newest health center, UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center - Rosenberg, at 5115 Avenue... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Athens Clinic Welcomes New Provider - TYLER – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Athens will welcome new Family Practice provider Krystal Estrada M.D. to serve the patients of their growing practice on August 8. “W...graduated with honors from Texas Woman’s University with her degree in biology
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Athens Clinic Welcomes New Provider - TYLER – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Athens will welcome new Family Practice provider Krystal Estrada M.D. to serve the patients of their growing practice on August 8. “W...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
graduated with honors from Texas Woman’s University with her degree in biology before earning her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Estrada grew up in East Texas and has a passion for providing... Read more
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Newsweek
Poop Olympics: Rio's water is filled with fecal matterof viral infection, Kristina Mena, an expert in waterborne viruses and an assoc
Poop Olympics: Rio's water is filled with fecal matter
Newsweek / Posted 23 days ago
of viral infection, Kristina Mena, an expert in waterborne viruses and an associate professor of public health at Houston’s University of Texas Health Science Center, told the news organization. Whether Olympic athletes fall ill or not will depend... Read more
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11 News Houston
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
11 News Houston / Posted 24 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Pajaronian Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
Register Pajaronian / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
WSMV Nashville / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Expert to athletes: 'Don't put your head under the water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Expert to athletes: 'Don't put your head under the water'
Juneau Empire / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Expert's advice to athletes: 'Don't put head under water' at Rioin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert's advice to athletes: 'Don't put head under water' at Rio
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
School-based program helps parents and children from low-income families eat healthier foodin improving the intake of fruits and vegetables in first-grade children and th
School-based program helps parents and children from low-income families eat healthier food
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
in improving the intake of fruits and vegetables in first-grade children and their parents, according to a new study by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Food desert areas are defined as neighborhoods with limited... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Expert warns Olympic athletes of Rio's polluted waterin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert warns Olympic athletes of Rio's polluted water
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Orange County Register
Risk of illness looms over boaters and swimmers in Rio's polluted watersinfection is highly likely regardless of the length of time in the water,” said
Risk of illness looms over boaters and swimmers in Rio's polluted waters
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
infection is highly likely regardless of the length of time in the water,” said Kristina Mena, associate professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. The water in Guanabara Bay, the site of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Danger lurking in the Rio sandin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Danger lurking in the Rio sand
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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The Signal
Rio water still filthyin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Rio water still filthy
The Signal / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
Daily Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 25 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Perth Now
Danger lurking in the Rio sandin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Danger lurking in the Rio sand
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Danger lurking in the Rio sandin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Danger lurking in the Rio sand
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Danger lurking in the Rio sandin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Danger lurking in the Rio sand
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Danger lurking in the Rio sandin California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristi
Danger lurking in the Rio sand
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem,” said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California’s bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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WALB Albany
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristi
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
WALB Albany / Posted 26 days ago
in California, there is definitely an indication of a problem," said Dr. Kristina Mena, a waterborne virus expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. According to California's bacterial tests standards, 400 fecal... Read more
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