After learning their son, David would be born with a cleft lip and palate, Uyen and Michael Fausto turned to the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team for compassionate and expert care.
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Virtual wellness class welcomes first Spanish graduates
Since transitioning to virtual wellness classes due to COVID-19 safety protocols, UT Physicians has welcomed its first Spanish-speaking graduates.
Coordinated care leads to rapid treatment from life-threatening aneurysm
Brent Diez, a retired engineer, had no idea that a routine health visit would uncover a large aneurysm and ultimately lead to lifesaving surgery. Thanks to the coordinated efforts by UT Physicians doctors, Carman Whiting, MD, family medicine physician, and Gustavo Oderich, MD, vascular surgeon, Brent can continue enjoying his retirement.
Tools available for those using alcohol to cope with pandemic stress
Using alcohol to cope with increased stress and uncertainty during the pandemic is on the rise, but resources are available to help.
Katy woman becomes source of strength and comfort for expectant moms
After learning their son would be born with a cleft lip and palate, the Macias' turned to the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial team at UT Physicians.
Attend and run effective virtual meetings with these expert tips
For better or worse, the way we meet has been forever changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rocking out for our Wonderkids
UT Physicians and UTHealth doctors put on a rock concert in support of our Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team patients.
Reduce sugar intake with easy, practical steps
Consuming large amounts of sugar over a long period of time can increase the risk of developing chronic diseases.
Cold and flu numbers increasing after restrictions lift
An infectious disease expert with UT Physicians and UTHealth breaks down the reason Houston is experiencing a spike in cold and flu cases.
Fireworks safety tips for Independence Day
Pediatric experts agree that virtual shows are the safest option to protect against COVID-19 variants and fireworks-related injuries.
How to tell the difference between soreness and an injury
When recovering from a workout, there is a difference between muscular soreness and pain. Bonnie P. Gregory, MD, orthopedic surgeon with UT Physicians, shares her expertise on common workout injuries and when you should see a physician.
Men’s Health Month highlights the need for preventive care
A family medicine expert brings awareness to the need for preventive mental and physical care during Men's Health Month.
Specialized care in Lake Jackson gets resident back on the move
Thanks to specialized treatment for the severe blockage in her legs' arteries, Lake Jackson resident Shelley McGuire can now enjoy life on the go.
Scleroderma Awareness Month highlights rare condition
Learn more about this rare condition that affects one in every 4,000 adults in the U.S.
Pearland teen’s accident underscores impact of concussions in computer-based learning environments
Online learning was challenging for 17-year-old Alexis because of her concussion until she found an expert to advocate for her health and education.
Staying safe in extreme heat
Keep you and your family cool and safe from heat-related illnesses this summer with tips from a UT Physicians expert.
Medical device recall of select Philips Respironics CPAP, BIPAP, and APAP machines
Learn more about the Philips Respironics product recall of several breathing machines and what to do if you or a loved one use one of these devices.
New portal helps patient maintain connection to care team
Thanks to MyUTHealth, our new online portal, patients like Tim McGuire can enjoy open communication with their doctors and care team.
Infectious disease experts weigh in on how to plan a safe family vacation this summer
Infectious disease experts with UT Physicians and UTHealth provide safe travel tips for those looking to take a trip this Independence Day weekend.
No-cost vein screenings this summer
UT Physicians has weekend, no-cost vein screening consultations just in time for the upcoming summer months.
Young tennis athlete returns to the court after multiple surgeries
Luke Henley's dreams of playing professional tennis are back on track after multiple surgeries to repair his femur.
Healthy weight loss possible with expert help
The UT Physicians Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance provides a physician-led and individualized approach to weight loss.
Pediatric neurosurgeon reunites with former patient three decades later
Alexis Shelly's parents were told she would never walk or talk due to her occipital encephalocele, but 30 years later she is thriving.
A race to good health: Open-heart surgery helps Ironman hopeful get back on track
After an aneurysm postponed his Ironman training, Robert Mock is back in the race thanks to a UT Physicians expert.
Woman more cautious in the sun after facing skin cancer for 17 years
In 2004, Yvette Ellerbe was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma - a condition she still worries about to this day.
Summer travel tips during COVID-19
If you are planning a summer vacation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidelines for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers to protect themselves from COVID-19.