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What’s the difference between a booster shot and an additional dose?
Although these terms are frequently used interchangeably, they do represent the needs of two different populations of people.
Workplace burnout: What is it and how to avoid it?
A psychology expert shares the distinction between everyday work-related stress and burnout, as well as how to cope with those feelings.
Common choking hazards and how to avoid them
Pediatric experts with UT Physicians and UTHealth share their most seen choking hazards among younger patients and how to avoid an emergency situation.
UT Physicians nurse receives Good Samaritan award
One of UT Physicians very own has been honored by the Good Samaritan Foundation for her dedication to patient care.
Collaboration provides children with much-needed school supplies
Thanks to a collaboration between community leaders and UT Physicians, donated school supplies were distributed among the Eastex and Jensen community.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine receives FDA approval
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, now named Comirnaty, has become the first of its kind to receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Annual immunization event helps underserved community
To help prepare students for the upcoming school year, the UT Physicians Multispecialty – Jensen clinic hosted a back-to-school vaccination day.
Experts break down common breastfeeding questions
Learn more about the truth behind common misconceptions and questions about the act of breastfeeding.
Routine immunizations more important than ever
With cases of the Delta variant on the rise and school season around the corner, pediatricians are emphasizing the need for routine immunizations.
What’s the difference between thirst and dehydration?
Learn more about the warning signs of dehydration and how to properly hydrate your body during the warm summer months.
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.
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.
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.
Scleroderma Awareness Month highlights rare condition
Learn more about this rare condition that affects one in every 4,000 adults in the U.S.
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.
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.
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.