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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.
Exercise and nutrition tips for 2021
Staying on track is tough when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, but not impossible! Are you one of the many people making a commitment to be healthy in 2021? If so, Carman Whiting, MD, a family medicine doctor with UT Physicians, has advice on how to be successful.
Transgender woman experiences new lease on life
Audrie Siegel of Austin, Texas, was ready to make a change and sought the expertise of Dr. Daniel Freet with UT Physicians to perform her gender affirmation surgery.
Expanding our occupational health care program in Houston
UT Physicians specializes in work-related injuries and illnesses and are committed to keeping employees healthy and businesses running smoothly. We can help employers plan, develop, and improve the general health of their workforce.
Richmond man recovers from rare form of skin cancer
Timothy Vance thought he had an ingrown hair or cyst. What he really had was a rare form of skin cancer.
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.
Annual checkup with your physician is key to good health
Taking good care of yourself means eating right, exercising, getting adequate rest, and seeing your physician regularly.
Wellness classes lead to healthier lifestyle for patient
After receiving multiple diagnoses that threatened her health, Charlene Jefferson decided to prioritize her health by attending wellness classes.
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.
UT Physicians opens doors to new gastrointestinal clinic
Those in the northeast part of Houston needing treatment for gastrointestinal ailments have a new place to seek treatment.
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.
Hand hygiene: The importance of proper hand-washing
Everyone knows the importance of washing our hands, but are we doing it properly?
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.
Flu cases down as coronavirus cases spike
Flu activity has been low this year, but experts warn we cannot let our guard down, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spike locally and across the country.
Tips to protect your skin from the chilly weather
Colder temperatures mean drier skin. An expert provides tips on how best to moisturize and safeguard your skin from the chilly air.
UT Physicians Multispecialty – Victory clinic shares holiday feast
After a tough year, UT Physicians Multispecialty - Victory decided to donate a holiday feast to patients in need.
Shining a light on pancreatic cancer
To mark Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, an expert provides insight on the condition, its symptoms, and treatment options.
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.
This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for nurses
It's the Year of the Nurse and it's a prime time to express our thanks to the men and women who devote their daily lives to caring for others.
Providing hope for patients with pelvic floor pain and dysfunction
A new clinic, the first of its kind in the Houston area, will treat men and women for pelvic floor pain, the area that stretches from the belly button to the hips.
Diagnosis a shock for breast cancer patient
After being diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer, Sherri Comeaux bravely took on her health care journey with the help of her family and surgeon.