Two recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination events at UT Physicians community-based clinics helped to vaccinate hundreds of Houstonians.
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Patient uses gift of sewing to make masks
A patient uses her talent of sewing to make masks for UT Physicians.
Sleep issues cropping up as a result of pandemic
Sleep is essential to a healthy immune system, but stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19 may be getting in the way. An expert provides some helpful tips on getting a good night's rest.
Why you crave comfort foods in times of high stress
Stress levels are increasingly high as a result of the pandemic. As a result, you might find yourself craving comfort foods. A dietitian explains why and offers some healthier alternatives.
Can a pain reliever be dangerous for coronavirus symptoms?
Does scientific evidence support the claim that ibuprofen is unsafe to take for coronavirus symptoms?
When home is not a safe place during quarantine
The current state of affairs magnifies problems that existed in families prior to COVID-19 - strained marriages, stretched finances, and children with difficult behavior. These issues can create tensions. Learn more about services that can be accessed.
Tracking COVID-19: New research app will help trace the spread of the virus
Researchers at UTHealth have joined the national research project led by Harvard University to track the spread of COVID-19.
Delivering hope to the front lines
The Wellness Team at UT Physicians has been working to spread hope to the front lines and the community.
How best to combat COVID-19 at home
Since the majority of COVID-19 patients won't need to be hospitalized, it's important to prepare the household in case someone gets sick.
Digital tools you can use to connect with family and friends
Social distancing is a new concept we have to embrace. Fortunately, there are a multitude of platforms, apps, and technology available that give friends, families, and neighbors the ability to hang out together in a virtual space. Find out which ones can help you stay connected.
UTHealth, Memorial Hermann seeking plasma donations from survivors of COVID-19
UTHealth and Memorial Hermann are investigating the possibility that plasma from COVID-19 survivors may help patients recover from the virus.
Expert weighs in on MS and coronavirus
The best advice for patients with MS during the pandemic is to follow CDC guidelines and to continue taking their medications.
How to care for a newborn during a pandemic
Parents-to-be and new parents might wonder how best to care for their new bundle of joy during COVID-19. Experts weigh in to share tips, recommendations, and resources.
Turner syndrome patients may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19
Due to a number of underlying health conditions, patients with Turner syndrome may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Care in the time of COVID-19
As a person with a compromised immune system, Cheryl Yetz was nervous about attending her weekly appointments during the pandemic. Little did she know, alternative plans were being made to accommodate her.
Expert shares challenges and solutions for caregivers of individuals with dementia
Those caring for individuals with dementia are faced with a unique set of challenges during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's imperative that they take care of not only the patient but of themselves as well.
A guide to using nonmedical masks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its guidelines on face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical experts answer common questions about COVID-19
Experts at UT Physicians and UTHealth answer common questions about the virus, including who's at risk and how it's being transmitted.
How to stay safe from COVID-19 while running essential errands
Infectious disease experts share tips on staying safe and sanitized while running essential errands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Too much media can take a toll on mental and physical health
Today's headlines can be anxiety-inducing and can impact physical and mental well-being. Creating a schedule of when to watch the news and sticking to it is key.
COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with underlying heart conditions
Experts believe that COVID-19 may have negative effects on a patient's cardiovascular system, even without previous heart disease.
UT Physicians launches Spanish COVID-19 information center
To ensure our Spanish-speaking community receives accurate information, UT Physicians has established a Spanish COVID-19 information center.
COVID-19 drive-thru testing offered in Acres Homes, Sienna neighborhoods
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our communities, UT Physicians is now offering drive-thru testing at two clinic locations.
Expert advice on how to help children with autism maintain routines during COVID-19
The disruption in daily routines during COVID-19 can pose additional challenges for parents of children with autism. Experts provide advice on how to help children cope and maintain their routines.
Patients with COPD should take proper precautions during pandemic
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) are at a higher risk for severe illness if exposed to COVID-19.
Expanding access to telehealth
In the midst of a pandemic, health care providers turn to virtual care to reduce the spread of COVID-19.