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Kelsey-Seybold Doctors Made Headlines in October


Oct. 5: Dr. Tamer Khashab, Hematology/Oncology, Berthelsen Main Campus, spoke to  KPRC TV about advances in cancer treatments and the importance of preventative care with regular screenings.


Oct. 7: Dr. Michelle Udayamurthy, Internal Medicine, Berthelsen Main Campus, spoke to KPRC TV about new recommended anxiety screenings for adults.

Oct. 21: Dr. Udayamurthy spoke to radio station KTRH AM-740 about patients using less insulin than prescribed and how they may be saving on cost but endangering their health.


Oct. 7: Dr. Pam Sanders, Pediatrics, Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, spoke to ABC 13 about the importance of getting the flu vaccine and why parents seem hesitant to get their kids vaccinated this year.

Oct. 18: Dr. Sanders spoke to FOX 26 regarding the increased marketing of sugary caffeinated drinks to teens and kids. She discussed the recommended amounts of caffeine and sugar for adolescents.


Oct. 13: Dr. Melanie Ribbeck, Pediatrics, Pearland Clinic, spoke to ABC 13 about how parents can recognize signs of respiratory illness and when to take a child to the doctor.

Oct. 20: Dr. Ribbeck spoke to KPRC TV about how the flu is on the rise and ways to stay protected.


Oct. 14: Dr. Chikku Paul, Pediatrics, Kingwood Clinic, spoke to KPRC TV about the increased health risks for teens using tobacco and vaping.

Oct. 31: Dr. Paul spoke to KPRC TV about emotional regulation for kids on Halloween and how parents can help kids emotionally navigate the trick-or-treating stress.


Oct. 14: Dr. Steffanie Campbell, Internal Medicine, Pearland Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about the different types of breast cancer symptoms and when to get screened.


Oct. 21: Dr. Shane Magee, Internal Medicine, Memorial Villages Campus, spoke to KPRC TV about how some sugary drinks have a link to cancer. He also discussed what beverages to avoid.


Oct. 25: Dr. Deepali Patni, OB/GYN, Woman’s Center and Downtown at the Highlight, spoke to FOX 26 about premenstrual dysphoric disorder, its signs and symptoms, and common treatment options.


Oct. 27: Dr. Puneet Patni, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Clear Lake Clinic, Berthelsen Main Campus, Pasadena Clinic, and Sleep Center, spoke to FOX 26 about the benefits of being an early bird and whether it’s possible to change your internal clock from being a night owl to an early bird.


Oct. 28: Dr. Desiree Thomas, Neurology, Berthelsen Main Campus and Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, spoke to  KPRC TV on the increased occurrences of strokes among younger adults. Se discussed signs to look for, what the causes could possibly be, and treatment options.

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