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Kelsey-Seybold Doctors Made Headlines in May


May 10: Dr. Biren Patel, Behavioral Medicine, Meyerland Plaza Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about anxieties people may be feeling with returning to semi-normalcy since the pandemic.

May 14: Dr. Patel spoke to ABC 13 about the impact the pandemic has had on kids and adolescents and what parents can do to ease the stress and anxiety.


May 11: Dr. Steffanie Campbell, Internal Medicine, Pearland Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about the trend of carrying large water jugs to increase hydration during the day. She discussed if it was really essential to keep such large quantities with you.


May 11: Dr. Puneet Patni, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Clear Lake Clinic, Berthelsen Main Campus, Pasadena Clinic, and Sleep Center, spoke with FOX 26 about the rise of black fungus that is affecting COVID-19 patients in India and whether we should worry if black fungus is here in the states.


May 11: Dr. Philip Ho, Urology, Clear Lake Clinic, Berthelsen Main Campus and Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center, spoke with NBC about how it is possible for a male to test positive using a pregnancy test. He discussed what a positive test could indicate regarding men’s health.


May 17: Dr. Suma Manjunath, Pediatrics, Pearland Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about summer travel tips and made recommendations on where and how to safely travel this summer while following COVID-19 protocols.


May 21: Dr. Desiree Thomas, Neurology, Berthelsen Main Campus and Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, spoke to FOX 26 about how weather conditions can trigger migraines and the possible treatment options.

May 24: Dr. Thomas spoke to FOX 26 about a new study that showed even a small amount of alcohol can cause brain damage and whether alcohol could lead to irreversible brain damage.


May 25: Dr. Lekshmi Daram, Pediatrics, Clear Lake Clinic and Pasadena Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about the importance of kids still needing to wear masks. She talked about how parents should lead by example and wear masks in public.


May 26: Dr. Megan Pallister, OB/GYN, Tanglewood Clinic and Woman’s Center, spoke to FOX 26 about an injury that can commonly occur while exercising on a bike, called “straddle injury.” She discussed signs and symptoms and treatment options for a straddle injury.

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