BCM’s educational art car has a new way to get around – a health-themed trailer to ease transportation.

December 2011

BCM's art cart trailer reinforces health theme

Dec. 1, 2011

The BCM health-themed art cart will now be able to participate more easily in health fairs and community events across the city thanks to a new transportation system that reinforces the health message.

Update on BCM Recycles! Program

Dec. 1, 2011

With the end of the year fast approaching, the BCM Recycles! Program offers information on some important recycling-related issues.

Harris County Hospital District’s breast cancer survivors honored at luncheon

Dec. 1, 2011

As October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – drew to a close, breast cancer survivors celebrated and reflected on the advancements made over decades.

Parkinson's disease center nurse trains others as advocates

Dec. 1, 2011

Christine Hunter, a registered nurse with the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorder Clinic at BCM, recently helped train 27 new members of the Parkinson's Disease Foundation's national advocacy network, Parkinson's Advocates in Research.

Refugee youth visit BCM campus for field trip

Dec. 1, 2011

BCM Global Health, a student organization, hosted a community service event Nov. 5 for the Houston-based PAIR organization, whose mission is to improve the lives of refugee youth through mentoring, tutoring and college access programs.

Recipes from BCM

Dec. 1, 2011

A quick and easy recipe from a BCM colleague.

Alisa S. Woods

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family.

Alisa S. Woods

Ambulatory Operations

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Elyse Portillo

STUDENT CORNER

Elyse Portillo

3rd year medical student, M.D./M.P.H. candidate

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Health Hints

Although exercise should be a part of your daily routine, it's important to know when your body needs a break. It’s not ideal to work out when you are sick or after surgery. If you are experiencing joint or muscle pain, back off and try a heating pad or anti-inflammatory medication.

- Dr. David Green, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery