Instead of reaching into the candy dish, try whipping up these healthy Halloween treats with your family this year.
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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.
Sleep issues cropping up as a result of pandemic
Sleep is essential to a healthy immune system, but stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19 may be getting in the way. An expert provides some helpful tips on getting a good night's rest.
Why you crave comfort foods in times of high stress
Stress levels are increasingly high as a result of the pandemic. As a result, you might find yourself craving comfort foods. A dietitian explains why and offers some healthier alternatives.
Can a pain reliever be dangerous for coronavirus symptoms?
Does scientific evidence support the claim that ibuprofen is unsafe to take for coronavirus symptoms?
When home is not a safe place during quarantine
The current state of affairs magnifies problems that existed in families prior to COVID-19 - strained marriages, stretched finances, and children with difficult behavior. These issues can create tensions. Learn more about services that can be accessed.
Tracking COVID-19: New research app will help trace the spread of the virus
Researchers at UTHealth have joined the national research project led by Harvard University to track the spread of COVID-19.
Delivering hope to the front lines
The Wellness Team at UT Physicians has been working to spread hope to the front lines and the community.
How best to combat COVID-19 at home
Since the majority of COVID-19 patients won't need to be hospitalized, it's important to prepare the household in case someone gets sick.
Taking advantage of technology tools to manage mental health
Technology provides convenient and flexible solutions to connecting and taking care of your mental health.
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week
April 13-19 is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness week. Learn more about the warning signs to catch potential cancer early.
Digital tools you can use to connect with family and friends
Social distancing is a new concept we have to embrace. Fortunately, there are a multitude of platforms, apps, and technology available that give friends, families, and neighbors the ability to hang out together in a virtual space. Find out which ones can help you stay connected.
UTHealth, Memorial Hermann seeking plasma donations from survivors of COVID-19
UTHealth and Memorial Hermann are investigating the possibility that plasma from COVID-19 survivors may help patients recover from the virus.
Expert weighs in on MS and coronavirus
The best advice for patients with MS during the pandemic is to follow CDC guidelines and to continue taking their medications.
How to care for a newborn during a pandemic
Parents-to-be and new parents might wonder how best to care for their new bundle of joy during COVID-19. Experts weigh in to share tips, recommendations, and resources.
Turner syndrome patients may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19
Due to a number of underlying health conditions, patients with Turner syndrome may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Expert shares challenges and solutions for caregivers of individuals with dementia
Those caring for individuals with dementia are faced with a unique set of challenges during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's imperative that they take care of not only the patient but of themselves as well.
A guide to using nonmedical masks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its guidelines on face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical experts answer common questions about COVID-19
Experts at UT Physicians and UTHealth answer common questions about the virus, including who's at risk and how it's being transmitted.
How to stay safe from COVID-19 while running essential errands
Infectious disease experts share tips on staying safe and sanitized while running essential errands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Muffin recipe that can add energy to your day
Cheryl D. Woolf, registered dietitian, shares her expertise on why some of our favorite comfort foods may cause us to eat more and what types of food to aim for to feel energized and satisfied throughout the day, including this muffin recipe.