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UTHealth Houston transitions to Epic electronic medical record system
UTHealth Houston is transitioning to a new electronic medical record system and patient portal on May 8 to improve care.
Go red for women’s heart health
Join us in wearing red on Friday, Feb. 5 for National Wear Red Day in support of women's heart health awareness.
Top 5 tips to prevent birth defects
To raise awareness for National Birth Defects Prevention Month, an expert breaks down the top five tips to know before getting pregnant.
New breast cancer prevention program opens doors
The breast cancer prevention program was created to help combat the rising number of breast cancer cases and help high-risk individuals.
Getting a grip on seasonal and COVID-19 depression
An expert provides ideas on how to manage both seasonal and COVID-19 depression.
Annual checkup with your physician is key to good health
Taking good care of yourself means eating right, exercising, getting adequate rest, and seeing your physician regularly.
Is your holiday bubble COVID-19 proof?
In order to create a COVID-19 safe bubble for the holiday season, families will need to have prepared weeks in advance.
Battling COVID-19 during cold and flu season
While we have been safeguarding ourselves from the COVID-19 pandemic for months now, we also need to prepare ourselves for cold and flu season.
Flu cases down as coronavirus cases spike
Flu activity has been low this year, but experts warn we cannot let our guard down, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spike locally and across the country.
Tips to protect your skin from the chilly weather
Colder temperatures mean drier skin. An expert provides tips on how best to moisturize and safeguard your skin from the chilly air.
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.
Diagnosis a shock for breast cancer patient
After being diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer, Sherri Comeaux bravely took on her health care journey with the help of her family and surgeon.
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.
Placenta accreta month: Novel approach to life-threatening pregnancy condition allows woman to have “miracle child” after loss
Margarita Saavedra was 35 years old and 18 weeks pregnant with her second child when she fainted at the doctor’s office after receiving the news that she might need to have a hysterectomy to remove her uterus.
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.
Breastfeeding 101: Tips for new moms during the pandemic
A UT Physicians expert provides guidance for new mothers who plan to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Don’t delay getting a mammogram due to the pandemic
Scheduling routine medical screenings, including mammograms, should not be delayed or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of the mental well-being of mothers during and after pregnancy.
A change of (birth) plans
Excited about being first-time parents, Brent and Isabel decided on a birth plan. However, after an impromptu ultrasound, plans quickly changed.
Trust looks like this: Caring for patients during a time of great need
UT Physicians is committed to taking care of patients, regardless of their situation. We want our patients to know that we are here for them.
With a roar from the jets and the crowd, the Blue Angels thrill
In a salute to health care workers, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels spark an emotional show filled with smiles, cheers, pride and joy to the community.
Care in the time of COVID-19
As a person with a compromised immune system, Cheryl Yetz was nervous about attending her weekly appointments during the pandemic. Little did she know, alternative plans were being made to accommodate her.
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.
Cornthwaite named Diabetes Educator of the Year
Joy Cornthwaite, registered dietitian, has been named the 2019 Texas Diabetes Educator of the Year