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November 11, 2016
Written By: Staff Writer, HealthLEADER | Updated: November 11, 2016
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.
November 4, 2016
Written By: Angie Meus, UTHealth Media Relations | Updated: November 4, 2016
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.
October 10, 2016
Written By: Melissa McDonald, UT Physicians | Updated: October 10, 2016
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).
October 6, 2016
Written By: Deborah Mann Lake, Office of Public Affairs | Updated: October 6, 2016
A safe, noninvasive weak electrical current delivery will be investigated for its potential in treating schizophrenia by a UT Physicians psychiatrist.
August 21, 2014
Written By: Melissa McDonald, UT Physicians | Updated: August 21, 2014
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.