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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Addiction during COVID-19
Keeping up with mental and physical health is extremely important for those with substance use disorder.