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.
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How I got my life back after weight loss surgery
After trying to lose weight unsuccessfully with fad diets and exercise, 63-year-old Gary Johnson heard about a procedure from a friend that would melt away the pounds. He headed to Houston to meet with Dr. Todd Wilson for a consultation that would be life changing.
Preventative care saves Houstonian
Each year, an estimated 70,000 people will be diagnosed with oral, head and neck cancers. UT Physicians otorhinolaryngologists are working to educate the public about these types of cancers and how early detection is the key to survival.
UT Physicians Spotlight: Global Understanding of Bipolar Disorder
Increasing awareness of bipolar disorder is an important mission of behavioral health specialists at UT Physicians. Overcoming the stigma associated with the illness is crucial to bridging the gap between those affected and evidenced-based treatment.
UT Physicians Team Provides Care in Guatemala
In January 2017, A team of UT Physicians volunteers traveled to Guatemala on a medical mission trip planned by Faith in Practice, a non-profit organization.
What is a Thyroid Nodule?
UT Physicians expert explains the definition of a thyroid nodule and what patients should do if they feel a lump in their neck.
UT Physicians Recognized with Patient Service Award
UnitedHealthcare has recognized UT Physicians with its PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award. The accolade was presented to UT Physicians for our commitment to improving outcomes for members enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans.
UT Physicians Cast Specialist Recognized for Outstanding Service
Congratulations to Brett Brinkley, UT Physicians 2016 Employee of the Year. Brinkley, a cast specialist at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute Memorial City, is known for being patient and kind with pediatric patients.
Get Screened: Cervical Health Awareness Month
January is cervical health awareness month—time to schedule wellness exams and encourage those around us to be proactive in fighting against cervical cancer.
When Breathing is a Burden—COPD Facts
November is COPD Awareness Month. COPD, short for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, describes progressive lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic lung diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind only cancer and cardiovascular disease. Here are symptoms and risk factors for developing it.
UT Physicians Sickle Cell Center Expands Resources for Patients
For people living with sickle cell disease, chronic pain becomes an all too familiar part of everyday life. The UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center is working to help change that.
UT Physicians has expanded the Sickle Cell Center to accommodate the growing number of patients. Subspecialists, social services and behavioral health services have all been added to the center for a holistic approach to patient care.
UT Physicians Orthopedist Makes Impact in Cambodia
A second medical mission trip by UT Physicians’ Matthew Koepplinger, D.O., impacted the quality life for many, including burn victims, in Takeo, Cambodia.
Early detection key to cancer survival
During a routine well visit at the new UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center – Rosenberg, a local woman receives test orders that lead to a breast cancer diagnosis.
UT Physicians Launches Integrative Children’s Initiative
A unique day treatment program for children and adolescents with medical issues complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges has opened at UT Physicians flagship location in the Texas Medical Center. The UT Physicians PATH program team is comprised of faculty and staff of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Schizophrenia Study on Mild Electrical Stimulation
A safe, noninvasive weak electrical current delivery will be investigated for its potential in treating schizophrenia by a UT Physicians psychiatrist.
Language Barriers Impede Treatment of Children with Special Needs
Language barriers can have dangerous consequences for children with special health care needs.
Dr. Duke honored by Houston Technology Center
James “Red” Duke, M.D., UT Physicians surgeon and professor of surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, was one of four recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award.