October 21, 2021

Studies Highlight Rarity of Myocarditis With mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Mohammad Madjid, MD, was quoted in TCTMD about the rare risk of developing myocarditis after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. October 6, 2021


October 21, 2021

After Devastating Floods Comes a Fresh Scourge: Infectious Goo

Mother Jones picked up a Wired story that quoted Luis Ostrosky, MD, about the effect of climate change on mold and fungus-related health issues. October 1, 2021


October 21, 2021

More 20- and 30-year-olds are being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. Early treatment has saved lives

Jessica Jones, MD, talked to the Houston Chronicle about how more 20- and 30-something-year-old women are being diagnosed with breast cancer. October 1, 2021


October 4, 2021

Houston area long-hauler is on the road to recovery thanks to UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence

Lying in his isolation bed in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Anthony Garcia could not believe he was one of the thousands of Houstonians that ended up in the hospital battling COVID-19. The husband, father…


October 4, 2021

Why Do Seniors Get Cold? – Fifty Plus

Faith Atai, MD, spoke with Doug Pike for the Fifty+ show on KPRC radio about why we become sensitive to cold weather as we get older (8:00 mark). September 28, 2021


October 4, 2021

Booster Vaccine Authorized For Over 65 Years

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was interviewed by Telemundo Houston Channel 47 about an FDA advisory committee’s vote recommending COVID booster vaccines for high-risk individuals over 65, but not for people over the age of 16. September 23, 2021


October 4, 2021

Floods Have Swamped the US. The Next Health Problem: Mold

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was quoted in a Wired story about health issues from the mold occurring after major flooding. September 20, 2021


October 4, 2021

Debate on COVID-19 Booster Shots

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to FOX 26 News about the timeline for possible booster shots. His interview was also shared online. September 15, 2021


September 21, 2021

Women in Medicine

In celebration of Women in Medicine Month, ASGE asked women at all stages of their career in medicine, why they selected medicine and gastroenterology as their profession. Here is what they had to say and read about our very own…


September 15, 2021

7,000 Instead of 10,000 Steps a Day Reduces Heart Disease Risk

John Higgins, MD, spoke to FOX 26 News about the change in the recommended number of steps per day. September 15, 2021