The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
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COVID-19 variants: What do we know?
Hear from an infectious disease expert about the COVID-19 variants and what it means for the current vaccines.
State and local officials emphasize vaccine’s critical role in crushing COVID-19
State and local public officials rolled up their sleeves for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians.
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.
Getting a grip on seasonal and COVID-19 depression
An expert provides ideas on how to manage both seasonal and COVID-19 depression.
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.
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.
Return to sports in Houston
As fans are welcomed back to sporting events around town, a UT Physicians expert stresses the importance of safety to prevent COVID-19 transmission.
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.
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.