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Vaccinations provide peace of mind for community members
Houstonians share why receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians is important to them and their overall health.
Colorectal cancer screening and early detection are key to effective treatment
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women. But thanks to more proactive screenings and improvements in colorectal cancer treatments, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping in both men and women for several decades.
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency use authorization
The third to receive emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is administered in a single dose.
Nurse Triage Center answers the call during arctic blast
During the recent winter weather event, the UT Physicians Nurse Triage Center fielded calls from thousands of concerned Houstonians.
Braving the storm: Reopening the UTHealth Vaccine Hub
On the heels of a historic winter storm, volunteers and staff reopened the doors of the UTHealth Vaccine Hub.
Preparing for a winter freeze
Are you and your household prepared for the anticipated cold snap? If not, check out these easy tips to get ready.
Precautions still important after final dose of COVID-19 vaccine
An infectious disease expert shares his expert opinion on what we should be doing after our second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Healthy game day snacking tips
Don't let your cravings for game day snacks sabotage the progress you've made toward your weight loss goals.
Go red for women’s heart health
Join us in wearing red on Friday, Feb. 5 for National Wear Red Day in support of women's heart health awareness.
Five tips for a healthier heart
To celebrate American Heart Month, an expert breaks down five easy tips to improve your cardiovascular health.
Top 5 tips to prevent birth defects
To raise awareness for National Birth Defects Prevention Month, an expert breaks down the top five tips to know before getting pregnant.
Home sweet home: Helping build a Habitat for Humanity home
UTHealth and UT Physicians have returned as the title sponsor of the annual Houston Habitat for Humanity home build, hosted by KPRC – TV Channel 2.
COVID-19 variants: What do we know?
Hear from an infectious disease expert about the COVID-19 variants and what it means for the current vaccines.
State and local officials emphasize vaccine’s critical role in crushing COVID-19
State and local public officials rolled up their sleeves for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians.
Surgeon asked to virtually participate in Inauguration Day
To help spread a message of hope and positivity, Phuong Nguyen, MD, virtually participated in a musical interlude for Inauguration Day.
Taking a swing at COVID-19: Olympic heavyweight champion advocates for vaccinations
Community advocate and boxing legend George Foreman encourages others to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
UT Physicians launches first phase of patient access to COVID-19 vaccine
By invitation only, UT Physicians has begun to vaccinate at-risk patient groups for COVID-19 following federal guidance.
Safety tips for cold weather
Safety tips on what you can do to protect yourself and others while trying to stay warm during cold weather.
New breast cancer prevention program opens doors
The breast cancer prevention program was created to help combat the rising number of breast cancer cases and help high-risk individuals.
UT Physicians wishes you a Happy New Year
As we usher in a new year filled with hope and happiness, our chief operating officer extends well wishes to our patients and their families.
Fireworks safety during COVID-19
Even though some fireworks shows are going virtual this year due to the need for social distancing, please keep in mind these safety tips from our experts.
One step closer: UTHealth vaccinating front-line employees
UTHealth received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine and started the process of inoculating its front-line workers.
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.
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.