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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.
Experts warn against hand sanitizers containing methanol
Hand sanitizers may help prevent the spread of coronavirus, but experts warn that some may contain a dangerous, hidden ingredient.
Don’t delay getting a mammogram due to the pandemic
Scheduling routine medical screenings, including mammograms, should not be delayed or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Benefits of an academic group practice
UT Physicians is a group practice comprised of faculty from McGovern Medical School. We provide care across Greater Houston.
COVID-19: What school may look like during the pandemic
The coronavirus will impact students, teachers, parents, and staff. An expert weighs in on changes that could take place.
Low-carb or low-fat: Does it matter for dieting?
Low-carb or low-fat diets can help you lose weight but results will vary based on each person. If you are struggling with weight loss, it may be beneficial to visit a nutritional expert to create a customized diet for your needs.
5-year-old rebounds after life-changing surgery
Edison Clinger can now focus his energy on school and playing "fireman," thanks to a successful surgery at UT Physicians to make his cerebral palsy more manageable.
Virtual career workshop for veterans
The Texas Medical Center will host a virtual career workshop for veterans on Thursday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Making a house a home
As the title sponsor of KPRC-TV's Houston Habitat for Humanity build, UT Physicians took part in the ribbon-cutting on a new home.
Celebrating the Fourth of July during a pandemic
The CDC has released guidelines to follow for safe Fourth of July celebrations. What you need to know to stay safe.
The do’s and don’ts when it comes to masks
Texans will now be required to wear masks or face coverings following an executive order by the governor. An expert provides some helpful do's and don'ts.
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.
Fourth of July food safety tips
To keep you and your family safe this Fourth of July, experts suggest you remember the four C's of food safety.
The struggle is real: How to make eyeglasses work while protecting yourself from COVID-19
Wearing your glasses and a mask at the same time can prove frustrating. An expert provides guidance on how to manage both.
Celebrating the moment the practice began expansion outside the 610 Loop
Celebrating 10 years of services in the Missouri City/Fresno area, UT Physicians looks back at its history on expansion.
Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious medical condition that can affect anyone, but military personnel, first responders, health care providers, victims of violence, or survivors of traumatic injury may be at increased risk. Learn the difference between PTSD and other traumas, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
A collaborative approach to scoliosis
June marks Scoliosis Awareness Month, a perfect time to highlight our team of experts who specialize in spinal conditions.
Summer travel can happen even during a pandemic
There are simple measures you can take to ensure a safe and fun summer vacation, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Keyhani brothers join cardiothoracic and vascular surgery department
New to the UT Physicians team, the Keyhani brothers are eager to provide high-quality vascular care to the Greater Houston area.
McGovern Medical School students step up to relieve burdens for front line physicians
With the pandemic requiring a lot of time from front line workers, medical students have created a response team to help where they can.
Wellness classes moving online
Select wellness classes have moved to a virtual platform for the safety and enjoyment of all class attendees.
Watch out for signs of mental illness in teens as a result of current events
The news making headlines might be leaving your teen anxious or depressed. Experts provide signs to watch for and how to seek help.
Get comfortable with the uncomfortable: How to talk with your kids about racism
UT Physicians experts provide parental guidance on talking with children about racism. What you need to know and how to have the talk.
Pediatric urologist joins practice
New to the UT Physicians team, Dr. Jason K. Au has plans to provide multidisciplinary care for patients with spina bifida.