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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.
UT Physicians app available for download in online stores
UT Physicians premiers a new app to connect with patients online that is now available in your app store.
A PATH to progress: A program to help children with struggles
The PATH program is a unique day treatment program designed to meet the needs of children and adolescents with complex medical illnesses and behavioral challenges. With a lot of guidance and personalized support, Joshua completed the PATH program and built some meaningful relationships with peers.
24-hour nurse triage line an asset during hurricane season
Our 24-hour nurse triage line is available to all UT Physicians patients with medical questions all year long.
Vaccinations are key to a healthy school year
August's National Immunization Month may be winding down, but that doesn't mean parents shouldn't stay on top of their children's vaccinations.
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.
How to prepare for a storm
How to prepare you and your family during 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.
Staying safe in extreme heat
When temperatures reach triple digits, it’s important to understand what safety precautions you can take. Heat-related illness is a very common occurrence. Learn tips on how to stay cool and safe in extremely hot weather.
Breastfeeding 101: Tips for new moms during the pandemic
A UT Physicians expert provides guidance for new mothers who plan to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students step up to help lead Vaccine Task Force
Students from McGovern Medical School are leading their own task force aimed at reducing missed well-child and vaccine appointments.
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.
UT Physicians offers corporate COVID-19 testing
As more workplaces open their doors, UT Physicians is positioned to help with a corporate COVID-19 testing program.
Taking good care of your skin in the Texas sun
Overexposure to the hot Texas sun can lead to a variety of skin conditions that can be easily prevented.
Dear parents – Call your pediatrician
After a noticeable dip in immunizations over the last few months, pediatricians are urging parents to schedule important checkups and vaccines.
Oderich joins UTHealth as Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Gustavo Oderich, MD, FACS, a noted leader in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery, has been named chief of the vascular surgery division with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He will serve as professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and director of the Advanced Endovascular Aortic Program.
A family’s story of cleft care from infancy to childhood
Megan Harvey has been a patient of the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team at UT Physicians since her birth to treat her cleft lip and palate.
Active senior bounces back from major surgery
Leslie Barnings-Joyce broke her femur but it didn't set her back for long. Thanks to the team at UT Physicians, she's back to enjoying her active lifestyle.
Five reasons why you should get an annual checkup
Regular checkups are beneficial for people of all ages. If you don’t see a doctor regularly, this is a good time to start. Here are five reasons why.
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.