Two recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination events at UT Physicians community-based clinics helped to vaccinate hundreds of Houstonians.
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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.
The struggle is real: How to make eyeglasses work while protecting yourself from COVID-19
Wearing your glasses and a mask at the same time can prove frustrating. An expert provides guidance on how to manage both.
Summer travel can happen even during a pandemic
There are simple measures you can take to ensure a safe and fun summer vacation, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
McGovern Medical School students step up to relieve burdens for front line physicians
With the pandemic requiring a lot of time from front line workers, medical students have created a response team to help where they can.
Watch out for signs of mental illness in teens as a result of current events
The news making headlines might be leaving your teen anxious or depressed. Experts provide signs to watch for and how to seek help.
Experts provide suggestions on water safety this summer
In addition to the hazards posed by drowning, this summer brings another concern while playing in the water: the transmission of COVID-19.
Sports physicals more critical in the wake of COVID-19
Sports physicals have always been important in identifying underlying health issues for student-athletes. They are increasingly more essential as school districts and other officials set guidelines for reopening schools this fall.
How to go to the gym safely during the pandemic
After being closed for several weeks, many gyms in Houston are now reopening. Learn what precautions you should take to stay safe while working out.
Task force raises awareness of the importance childhood vaccinations
Childhood vaccinations are taking a dip as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, creating concern for pediatricians about the spread of preventable diseases.
Alleviating skin irritation as a result of mask-wearing
Skin irritations can arise from prolonged wearing and cleaning of face masks. An expert provides tips on how best to take care of your skin.
Scheduling appointments during COVID-19
Many patients may be concerned about attending their medical appointments during a pandemic, potentially putting their health at risk.
Making trips to the grocery store more strategic in the time of COVID-19
The pandemic has forced us to change our habits, including how and when we shop for groceries. A dietitian provides ways to stretch not only our groceries, but our dollar as well.
Curbing the caffeine during COVID-19
The temptation to load up on extra caffeine might be there as you juggle work deadlines and home-schooling. But experts advise you should limit your caffeine intake as too much could lead to health problems.
Three ways to battle boredom at home
With activities and travel options limited, it’s natural to feel bored and antsy. This may be the perfect opportunity to try new things and add variety to your day.
Extended and weekend hours now available
We understand that many patients may have postponed important check-ups or appointments due to COVID-19 concerns. Our community-based clinics are now open with extended hours to better serve you.
Addiction during COVID-19
Keeping up with mental and physical health is extremely important for those with substance use disorder.
The best of care and research found at one location
Couple fully recovers from COVID-19 following care at UT Physicians. Learn how they are now helping others fight COVID-19.
Strategies for managing COVID-19 when your loved one is in a nursing home
If you have a loved one in a nursing home during the pandemic, there are a few things to keep in mind to make the experience less stressful. An expert provides some advice.
Pandemic fighters build on methods used during previous outbreaks
Methods used in fighting previous pandemics give experts a roadmap to navigating the novel coronavirus.