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Thanksgiving food safety tips
To keep you and your family safe this Thanksgiving, follow the advice of experts to avoid food illnesses and COVID-19.
This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for nurses
It's the Year of the Nurse and it's a prime time to express our thanks to the men and women who devote their daily lives to caring for others.
Providing hope for patients with pelvic floor pain and dysfunction
A new clinic, the first of its kind in the Houston area, will treat men and women for pelvic floor pain, the area that stretches from the belly button to the hips.
Five tips to keep your children safe
In honor of National Injury Prevention Day, UT Physicians pediatrician highlights the top five tips for child safety.
UT Physicians Multispecialty – International District hosts food drive
To help patients dealing with food insecurity during the pandemic, UT Physicians and the American Heart Association collaborated to host a food drive.
Safely celebrating the holidays during a pandemic
The holidays will look a little different this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. An expert provides some tips and suggestions on how to have a safe and healthy holiday season.
Return to sports in Houston
As fans are welcomed back to sporting events around town, a UT Physicians expert stresses the importance of safety to prevent COVID-19 transmission.
Flu shot clinic a success at UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights
On Saturday, Oct. 24, over 60 vaccines were administered at the pop-up flu shot clinic hosted at UT Physicians Multispecialty - The Heights.
What do you do if someone has a seizure?
Administering proper first aid to someone experiencing a seizure can help them from unintentionally harming themselves.
Election stress: yes, it’s for real
This year's presidential election is one of the contentious in United States history and may be a cause of added stress for some. Our expert provides some tips on how to manage it effectively.
Decoding different colors on Halloween
Learn more about the meaning behind different colored pumpkins and candy buckets you may see out and about this Halloween.
UT Physicians employee receives congressional proclamation
For going above and beyond to help save a pediatric patient's life, Latanya Sam has received a congressional proclamation.
Resetting the body clock from daylight saving time
Some people will have difficulty adjusting when we turn our clocks back one hour on Nov. 1st. An expert provides some tips on how to cope with the yearly change.
Safe sex during a pandemic
While intimacy is a healthy part of life, it's important to remember that safe sex looks a little different during a global pandemic.
Healthy Halloween snacks to make with the family
Instead of reaching into the candy dish, try whipping up these healthy Halloween treats with your family this year.
How to trick-or-treat safely during a pandemic
You may be wondering how Halloween will look this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. An expert provides some thoughts on how to keep children safe while letting them participate in the fun.
UT Physicians nurse recognized at Salute to Nurses event
Catrina Hurman, registered nurse with UT Physicians, has been awarded the Top 15 nurses recognition at the Houston Chronicle's Salute to Nurses event.
World Alzheimer’s Month sheds light on dementia
UT Physicians expert helps demystify Alzheimer's disease, its warning signs, and treatment options for high-risk individuals.
Evacuated dialysis patients have options for care
Patients undergoing dialysis treatments have options for care when relocating due to a natural disaster, like Hurricane Laura.
First Houston post-coronavirus clinic part of new UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence
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.
Prolonged electronics exposure may cause a strain on children’s eyes
Eye strain and other eye issues can develop in children as a result of overexposure to computers and tablets as part of virtual learning.
When coronavirus and flu collide
Being vaccinated against the flu is important every flu season, but even more important now as we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
UT Physicians announces digital COVID-19 screening
UT Physicians is making screening for COVID-19 convenient and contactless through its new app available on both Apple and Android devices.
COVID-19 and obesity: How the pandemic has led to weight gain
UT Physicians experts explain why many may be experiencing weight gain issues during the pandemic and how to seek help for a healthier lifestyle.
Heart health may be taking a back seat to COVID-19
A diagnosis of heart disease is something that needs to be closely monitored, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic.