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UT Physicians launches first phase of patient access to COVID-19 vaccine
By invitation only, UT Physicians has begun to vaccinate at-risk patient groups for COVID-19 following federal guidance.
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.
One step closer: UTHealth vaccinating front-line employees
UTHealth received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine and started the process of inoculating its front-line workers.
Texas officials join UT System, UTHealth to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations
As COVID-19 vaccines become available to those on the front lines of the pandemic response and the general public, The University of Texas System and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are partnering with state and local officials to strongly encourage vaccination.
What seniors need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines
An expert in senior care, Carmel Dyer, MD, explains what older adults need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Preparing for the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines
With the FDA's emergency approval of two COVID-19 vaccines, health care entities work on plans for distribution.
Strategies for prioritizing your mental health during the holidays
The holidays will be anything but normal this year, which is why it's important to safeguard your mental health.
A message to our patients regarding COVID-19 vaccine
Although we have begun preparations to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, maintaining safety protocols should remain top of mind.
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.
Diabetes and COVID-19 – a complicated combination
Steroid medication, commonly used to treat COVID-19, can cause a rise in glucose levels, which can be challenging for patients with diabetes.
Thanksgiving food safety tips
To keep you and your family safe this Thanksgiving, follow the advice of experts to avoid food illnesses and COVID-19.
Safely celebrating the holidays during a pandemic
The holidays will look a little different this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. An expert provides some tips and suggestions on how to have a safe and healthy holiday season.
Safe sex during a pandemic
While intimacy is a healthy part of life, it's important to remember that safe sex looks a little different during a global pandemic.
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.
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.
Could the time of day impact the effectiveness of COVID-19 treatment?
For months, experts have warned against the use of anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen, to treat COVID-19 symptoms. But could the timing of when this drug is taken play a role in its effectiveness?
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.