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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.
24-hour nurse triage line an asset during hurricane season
Our 24-hour nurse triage line is available to all UT Physicians patients with medical questions all year long.
Tracking Hurricane Laura
We're keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Laura as it makes its way through the Gulf with expected landfall between the Texas and Louisiana coastlines.
Vaccinations are key to a healthy school year
August's National Immunization Month may be winding down, but that doesn't mean parents shouldn't stay on top of their children's vaccinations.
Preparing for a hurricane in the middle of a pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, it's important to remember to prepare your household for hurricane season.
How to prepare for a storm
How to prepare you and your family during hurricane season.
Grant awarded for suicide prevention
Through the COVID-19 Emergency Response for Suicide grant awarded to UTHealth, UT Physicians plans to implement a suicide prevention program.
Seniors and children benefit from telehealth during the pandemic
Seniors, their caregivers, and children are responding well to telemedicine during the pandemic in more ways than one.
Combating child weight gain during COVID-19
UT Physicians and UTHealth expert offers nutrition and exercise tips to minimize weight gain in children during the pandemic.