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Expanding access to telehealth
In the midst of a pandemic, health care providers turn to virtual care to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Expert suggestions for maintaining your workouts during COVID-19
Exercise routines may have been disrupted because of COVID-19. Experts suggestions on how to keep fit during the pandemic.
How to tell the difference between soreness and an injury
When recovering from a workout, there is a difference between muscular soreness and pain. Bonnie P. Gregory, MD, orthopedic surgeon with UT Physicians, shares her expertise on common workout injuries and when you should see a physician.
Tips for a successful telehealth visit
Be prepared for a successful telehealth visit by incorporating these expert tips before and during your next appointment with your health care provider.
COVID-19 just a problem for elderly people, right? Think again.
Emerging data shows a growing number of young individuals are being hospitalized for COVID-19, sometimes with serious results.
What people with epilepsy need to know during this pandemic
Patients with epilepsy have the ability to practice social distancing without missing an appointment with their neurologist.
Immunocompromised patients at a higher risk for COVID-19
According to the CDC, those with a compromised immune system have a higher chance of developing serious complications from COVID-19.
Limiting visitor access to clinics
In an effort to “flatten the curve” and protect our most vulnerable patients, the following protocols are now in place for all of our clinics, effective March 26.
People with diabetes need to be especially proactive with self-care
Experts at UT Physicians breakdown what you need to know about COVID-19 if you, or a loved one, has diabetes.
Expansion of modified screening process
As COVID-19 continues to spread, a modified screening process has been implemented at all UT Physicians locations.
Medications in the time of coronavirus
While an official vaccine is still underway for COVID-19, many are turning to over-the-counter medicines as the solution. What is the expert opinion on this claim?
What do pregnant women need to know about COVID-19?
UT Physicians maternal-fetal physician weighs in on pregnancy and breastfeeding during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Facts versus fiction – breaking down COVID-19 myths
Spreading false information about COVID-19 could be dangerous. Here we break down what's fact and what's fiction.
A message from UT Physicians
A message from UT Physicians regarding COVID-19.
Older adults need to stay in touch to avoid loneliness during social distancing
For older adults who may already be experiencing loneliness, it's important to still stay connected while practicing social distancing.
Creating a new normal for kids during the uncertainties of COVID-19
During this difficult time, helping to maintain a sense of normalcy for children can ease their fears and anxiety.
What is “social distancing” and should we be doing it?
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, many are starting to consider scaling back exposure to people, a tactic called “social distancing”.
COVID-19: Managing stress during an outbreak
While we may be focusing on our physical health during the COVID-19 outbreak, we should also make mental health a priority.
COVID-19: What do elderly patients need to know?
Elderly patients may be at a higher risk for severe illness after exposure to COVID-19, a coronavirus disease.
COVID-19: Who is at a higher risk?
While everyone should be taking proper everyday precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are certain groups of individuals who may be at a higher risk according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Another successful Darling Dash
Hundreds gathered at the 10th annual Darling Dash in support of the education and awareness of sickle cell disease in our community.
2019 Employee of the Year
Out of 12 nominees, one individual was selected for their outstanding service in 2019.
Modified access for UT Professional Building
As an added precaution, our flagship location in the Texas Medical Center is moving to a modified access plan. Read more on what this means for patients and visitors.
UT Physicians steps up for the Houston Food Bank
Through funds raised by employees, UT Physicians helps to donate thousands of meals to the Houston community.
The importance of colorectal cancer screenings
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women. But thanks to more proactive screenings and improvements in colorectal cancer treatments, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping in both men and women for several decades.