The UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence will include the first post-COVID-19 clinic in Houston aimed at helping adults and children suffering from the aftereffects of the virus.
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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.
Men’s Health Month: How men are affected by the stress of unemployment
When you are laid off for any reason, it is normal to feel a sense of loss and uncertainty. However, the emotional impact may sting more for men. Andrea Taylor, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist, explains how job loss can affect men in particular and shares helpful coping strategies.
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of the mental well-being of mothers during and after pregnancy.
Experts provide suggestions on water safety this summer
In addition to the hazards posed by drowning, this summer brings another concern while playing in the water: the transmission of COVID-19.
Sports physicals more critical in the wake of COVID-19
Sports physicals have always been important in identifying underlying health issues for student-athletes. They are increasingly more essential as school districts and other officials set guidelines for reopening schools this fall.
Improving quality of life for those with hearing disorders
For those with hearing and speech disorders, everyday life can be challenging. An expert provides guidance on detecting and addressing these issues to improve quality of life.
How to go to the gym safely during the pandemic
After being closed for several weeks, many gyms in Houston are now reopening. Learn what precautions you should take to stay safe while working out.
Your joint pain could be arthritis
The idea that arthritis only impacts the elderly is a common misperception. Nearly two-thirds of people diagnosed with arthritis are under the age of 65. Read more on why your joint pain could be arthritis.
Task force raises awareness of the importance childhood vaccinations
Childhood vaccinations are taking a dip as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, creating concern for pediatricians about the spread of preventable diseases.
The rise of pediatric injuries at home
COVID-19 has led to a rise in home injuries and emergency visits. Read more on the types of injuries that may occur, possible symptoms to look for, safety measures you can take, and when you should seek care.
Alleviating skin irritation as a result of mask-wearing
Skin irritations can arise from prolonged wearing and cleaning of face masks. An expert provides tips on how best to take care of your skin.
Scheduling appointments during COVID-19
Many patients may be concerned about attending their medical appointments during a pandemic, potentially putting their health at risk.
Scientists and neurosurgeon team up to develop novel imaging device for babies with brain disorders
Dr. Manish N. Shah, pediatric neurosurgeon with UT Physicians, helps to develop the first wearable imaging device for infants with brain disorders that requires no anesthesia.
Trust looks like this: Caring for patients during a time of great need
UT Physicians is committed to taking care of patients, regardless of their situation. We want our patients to know that we are here for them.
With a roar from the jets and the crowd, the Blue Angels thrill
In a salute to health care workers, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels spark an emotional show filled with smiles, cheers, pride and joy to the community.
Making trips to the grocery store more strategic in the time of COVID-19
The pandemic has forced us to change our habits, including how and when we shop for groceries. A dietitian provides ways to stretch not only our groceries, but our dollar as well.
UT Physicians nurse recognized by Houston Chronicle
Catrina Hurman, registered nurse with UT Physicians, has been honored by the Houston Chronicle's Salute to Nurses program.
The Year of the Nurse: A time to recognize nurses nationwide
UT Physicians is honoring all nurses for their selfless dedication to patients.
Curbing the caffeine during COVID-19
The temptation to load up on extra caffeine might be there as you juggle work deadlines and home-schooling. But experts advise you should limit your caffeine intake as too much could lead to health problems.
Three ways to battle boredom at home
With activities and travel options limited, it’s natural to feel bored and antsy. This may be the perfect opportunity to try new things and add variety to your day.
Extended and weekend hours now available
We understand that many patients may have postponed important check-ups or appointments due to COVID-19 concerns. Our community-based clinics are now open with extended hours to better serve you.
Addiction during COVID-19
Keeping up with mental and physical health is extremely important for those with substance use disorder.
Strategies for managing COVID-19 when your loved one is in a nursing home
If you have a loved one in a nursing home during the pandemic, there are a few things to keep in mind to make the experience less stressful. An expert provides some advice.
Pandemic fighters build on methods used during previous outbreaks
Methods used in fighting previous pandemics give experts a roadmap to navigating the novel coronavirus.
Patient uses gift of sewing to make masks
A patient uses her talent of sewing to make masks for UT Physicians.