More than 3 million Americans age 40 and older suffer from glaucoma – the leading cause of preventable blindness. Nearly half do not know they have the disease, because it causes no early symptoms. Call the University Eye Institute's Dr. Nick Holdeman at 713-743-1886 or Dr. Kim Lambreghts at 713-743-1975 to learn more.
The Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center will host on Wednesday, April 29, a summit for local and state officials about legal issues that may arise from the current outbreak of swine flu.
Topics to be covered include the authority of government officials to enforce isolation and quarantine, to limit public gatherings, to close public facilities and to take other approaches that may be recommended.
WHAT: Public health law and swine flu summit
WHEN: 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 29
WHERE: University of Houston Law Center, Heritage Room, second floor
For more information about UH, visit the university's Newsroom at www.uh.edu/newsroom