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First Houston post-coronavirus clinic part of new UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence
The UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence will include the first post-COVID-19 clinic in Houston aimed at helping adults and children suffering from the aftereffects of the virus.
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.
When coronavirus and flu collide
Being vaccinated against the flu is important every flu season, but even more important now as we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
COVID-19 and obesity: How the pandemic has led to weight gain
UT Physicians experts explain why many may be experiencing weight gain issues during the pandemic and how to seek help for a healthier lifestyle.
Heart health may be taking a back seat to COVID-19
A diagnosis of heart disease is something that needs to be closely monitored, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Preparing for a hurricane in the middle of a pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, it's important to remember to prepare your household for hurricane season.
Grant awarded for suicide prevention
Through the COVID-19 Emergency Response for Suicide grant awarded to UTHealth, UT Physicians plans to implement a suicide prevention program.
Seniors and children benefit from telehealth during the pandemic
Seniors, their caregivers, and children are responding well to telemedicine during the pandemic in more ways than one.
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.
Managing your child’s diabetes during COVID-19
UT Physicians and UTHealth expert offers insight into the impact COVID-19 can have on children with diabetes and how to manage risks during the pandemic.
Why you should not neglect dental appointments
You may be hesitant to keep or schedule a dental appointment right now. An expert weighs in on why keeping these appointments are important and what dentists are doing to keep you safe.
Breastfeeding 101: Tips for new moms during the pandemic
A UT Physicians expert provides guidance for new mothers who plan to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students step up to help lead Vaccine Task Force
Students from McGovern Medical School are leading their own task force aimed at reducing missed well-child and vaccine appointments.
Telehealth: A timely approach to health care
Experts at UT Physicians help explain what can be accomplished during a telehealth visit between a patient and provider.
UT Physicians offers corporate COVID-19 testing
As more workplaces open their doors, UT Physicians is positioned to help with a corporate COVID-19 testing program.
Dear parents – Call your pediatrician
After a noticeable dip in immunizations over the last few months, pediatricians are urging parents to schedule important checkups and vaccines.
Review report outlines rehabilitation strategies for COVID-19 patients
In a review report published in The Journal of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, experts explored different interventions and provided a guide on how critically ill patients who have recovered from COVID-19 can rehabilitate and get back to their normal lives.
Does your blood type affect your reaction to the coronavirus?
Recent studies have suggested that there may be a link between a person's blood type and their vulnerability to COVID-19. Hear from our expert on this theory.
Experts warn against hand sanitizers containing methanol
Hand sanitizers may help prevent the spread of coronavirus, but experts warn that some may contain a dangerous, hidden ingredient.
Don’t delay getting a mammogram due to the pandemic
Scheduling routine medical screenings, including mammograms, should not be delayed or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Benefits of an academic group practice
UT Physicians is a group practice comprised of faculty from McGovern Medical School. We provide care across Greater Houston.
COVID-19: What school may look like during the pandemic
The coronavirus will impact students, teachers, parents, and staff. An expert weighs in on changes that could take place.
Celebrating the Fourth of July during a pandemic
The CDC has released guidelines to follow for safe Fourth of July celebrations. What you need to know to stay safe.
The do’s and don’ts when it comes to masks
Texans will now be required to wear masks or face coverings following an executive order by the governor. An expert provides some helpful do's and don'ts.