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Flu shot clinic a success at UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights
On Saturday, Oct. 24, over 60 vaccines were administered at the pop-up flu shot clinic hosted at UT Physicians Multispecialty - The Heights.
What do you do if someone has a seizure?
Administering proper first aid to someone experiencing a seizure can help them from unintentionally harming themselves.
Election stress: yes, it’s for real
This year's presidential election is one of the contentious in United States history and may be a cause of added stress for some. Our expert provides some tips on how to manage it effectively.
Decoding different colors on Halloween
Learn more about the meaning behind different colored pumpkins and candy buckets you may see out and about this Halloween.
UT Physicians employee receives congressional proclamation
For going above and beyond to help save a pediatric patient's life, Latanya Sam has received a congressional proclamation.
Resetting the body clock from daylight saving time
Some people will have difficulty adjusting when we turn our clocks back one hour on Nov. 1st. An expert provides some tips on how to cope with the yearly change.
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.
Daughter’s diagnosis leads mom to become a spina bifida champion
Before she was born, Ruby was diagnosed with myelomeningocele, a severe form of spina bifida in which a small fluid sac grows on the spine. A multidisciplinary team of specialists at UT Physicians is working together to provide the expert care she needs to lead a full life.
Healthy Halloween snacks to make with the family
Instead of reaching into the candy dish, try whipping up these healthy Halloween treats with your family this year.
Breast cancer patient discovers her inner strength
Angela "Angie" Rodriguez had no family history of breast cancer but knew time was of the essence in charting her course of treatment.
Young boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy an inspiration to family
After an initial meeting with a new pediatrician, Sam Lujan was diagnosed with a rare condition - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
How to trick-or-treat safely during a pandemic
You may be wondering how Halloween will look this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. An expert provides some thoughts on how to keep children safe while letting them participate in the fun.
UT Physicians nurse recognized at Salute to Nurses event
Catrina Hurman, registered nurse with UT Physicians, has been awarded the Top 15 nurses recognition at the Houston Chronicle's Salute to Nurses event.
Houston man’s close call with colon cancer inspires wife to advocate for importance of screening
After her husband's surgery to remove a cancerous polyp, Brenda Sanders became an inspirational advocate for colon cancer screenings.
World Alzheimer’s Month sheds light on dementia
UT Physicians expert helps demystify Alzheimer's disease, its warning signs, and treatment options for high-risk individuals.
Evacuated dialysis patients have options for care
Patients undergoing dialysis treatments have options for care when relocating due to a natural disaster, like Hurricane Laura.
First Houston post-coronavirus clinic part of new UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence
The UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence will include the first post-COVID-19 clinic in Houston aimed at helping adults and children suffering from the aftereffects of the virus.
Placenta accreta month: Novel approach to life-threatening pregnancy condition allows woman to have “miracle child” after loss
Margarita Saavedra was 35 years old and 18 weeks pregnant with her second child when she fainted at the doctor’s office after receiving the news that she might need to have a hysterectomy to remove her uterus.
Prolonged electronics exposure may cause a strain on children’s eyes
Eye strain and other eye issues can develop in children as a result of overexposure to computers and tablets as part of virtual learning.
Grandfather of 14 survives life-threatening aortic dissection
Lawrence Godfrey woke up one day and knew something wasn't right. Thankfully, doctors were able to quick diagnose and treat his aortic dissection.
One step at a time: Knee replacement surgeries allow patient to enjoy active lifestyle
After having two knee replacement surgeries during the pandemic, Marcia Gould can now get back to her active lifestyle.
Georgetown resident benefits from latest methods in surgery and telemedicine
Living hours away from the Texas Medical Center didn't stop Franz Schubert from connecting with his surgeon before his heart procedure.
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.
Sickle cell patient focuses on faith and family to manage disease
Sickle cell patient, Noami Wesson, has found self-care and focusing on her faith and family to be the best medicines for managing her disease.
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.