Stories from Texas Medicine, May 2018

Getting Personal - 02/26/2019

Incoming TMA president will stress stronger patient relationships, access to care.


Friends and Leaders - 02/26/2019

Outgoing TMA, TDA presidents complete latest step on “mirrored” journey.


Running off the Enemy - 02/26/2019

Following primary success, TEXPAC works to give more medicine-friendly candidates final nudge to November.


Q&A - 02/26/2019

Medical director, Department of State Health Services Office of Science and Population Health


Finding Ways to Save New Moms - 02/26/2019

TMA’s Maternal Health Congress looks for answers to Texas’ maternal mortality rate.


“Look to your past to know where you’re going” - 02/26/2019

Ailment-plagued childhood helped set medical student’s path.


Talk to Patients About: Hepatitis A - 02/26/2019

Doctors like to tell people to wash their hands. Hepatitis A is one of the biggest reasons why.  Hepatitis A is a liver disease spread mostly by dirty hands. Specifically, it’s spread by fecal matter — even in microscopic amounts


The Code of Life - 02/26/2019

Physicians can use ZIP codes to better understand their patients’ health problems.


Talk to Your Patients About: Hepatitis A - 05/15/2018

Doctors like to tell people to wash their hands. Hepatitis A is one of the biggest reasons why. Hepatitis A is a liver disease spread mostly by dirty hands. Specifically, it’s spread by fecal matter — even in microscopic amounts — that moves from those dirty hands into food and drinks.