Two recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination events at UT Physicians community-based clinics helped to vaccinate hundreds of Houstonians.
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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.
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.