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UTHealth Houston transitions to Epic electronic medical record system
UTHealth Houston is transitioning to a new electronic medical record system and patient portal on May 8 to improve care.
Sports physical special available at UT Physicians clinics
Keeping our young athletes healthy is important to us – that's why we're offering a $19 special on sports physicals until Dec. 31, 2021.
Spina bifida program earns national recognition
In less than one year from its founding, the UT Physicians spina bifida program has earned recognition from the Spina Bifida Association.
Top 5 tips to prevent birth defects
To raise awareness for National Birth Defects Prevention Month, an expert breaks down the top five tips to know before getting pregnant.
Finding hope from afar
After doctors in her country confirmed her unborn child's diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Andrea sought out UT Physicians experts for help.
Student uses inspiration of a time she couldn’t speak to bring a voice to others
After a rare neurological condition called Landua-Kleffner-Syndrome stole her ability to speak or hear, Caroline Love's mother sought the help of an expert.
Fireworks safety during COVID-19
Even though some fireworks shows are going virtual this year due to the need for social distancing, please keep in mind these safety tips from our experts.
Annual checkup with your physician is key to good health
Taking good care of yourself means eating right, exercising, getting adequate rest, and seeing your physician regularly.
Is your holiday bubble COVID-19 proof?
In order to create a COVID-19 safe bubble for the holiday season, families will need to have prepared weeks in advance.
Battling COVID-19 during cold and flu season
While we have been safeguarding ourselves from the COVID-19 pandemic for months now, we also need to prepare ourselves for cold and flu season.
Flu cases down as coronavirus cases spike
Flu activity has been low this year, but experts warn we cannot let our guard down, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spike locally and across the country.
This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for nurses
It's the Year of the Nurse and it's a prime time to express our thanks to the men and women who devote their daily lives to caring for others.
Five tips to keep your children safe
In honor of National Injury Prevention Day, UT Physicians pediatrician highlights the top five tips for child safety.
UT Physicians Multispecialty – International District hosts food drive
To help patients dealing with food insecurity during the pandemic, UT Physicians and the American Heart Association collaborated to host a food drive.
Flu shot clinic a success at UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights
On Saturday, Oct. 24, over 60 vaccines were administered at the pop-up flu shot clinic hosted at UT Physicians Multispecialty - The Heights.
Decoding different colors on Halloween
Learn more about the meaning behind different colored pumpkins and candy buckets you may see out and about this Halloween.
Resetting the body clock from daylight saving time
Some people will have difficulty adjusting when we turn our clocks back one hour on Nov. 1st. An expert provides some tips on how to cope with the yearly change.
Daughter’s diagnosis leads mom to become a spina bifida champion
Before she was born, Ruby was diagnosed with myelomeningocele, a severe form of spina bifida in which a small fluid sac grows on the spine. A multidisciplinary team of specialists at UT Physicians is working together to provide the expert care she needs to lead a full life.
Healthy Halloween snacks to make with the family
Instead of reaching into the candy dish, try whipping up these healthy Halloween treats with your family this year.
Young boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy an inspiration to family
After an initial meeting with a new pediatrician, Sam Lujan was diagnosed with a rare condition - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
How to trick-or-treat safely during a pandemic
You may be wondering how Halloween will look this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. An expert provides some thoughts on how to keep children safe while letting them participate in the fun.
Prolonged electronics exposure may cause a strain on children’s eyes
Eye strain and other eye issues can develop in children as a result of overexposure to computers and tablets as part of virtual learning.
UT Physicians announces digital COVID-19 screening
UT Physicians is making screening for COVID-19 convenient and contactless through its new app available on both Apple and Android devices.
A PATH to progress: A program to help children with struggles
The PATH program is a unique day treatment program designed to meet the needs of children and adolescents with complex medical illnesses and behavioral challenges. With a lot of guidance and personalized support, Joshua completed the PATH program and built some meaningful relationships with peers.
Combating child weight gain during COVID-19
UT Physicians and UTHealth expert offers nutrition and exercise tips to minimize weight gain in children during the pandemic.