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Symptoms of esophageal cancer and why you shouldn’t ignore it
What started out as a chronic cough turned out much worse for John Hutchison. After being diagnosed with esophageal cancer, he is on the path to recovery.
Deep brain stimulation restores quality of life
How a Grangerland pastor overcame tremors with help from UT Physicians specialists using advanced techniques to improve quality of life.
Tai chi class sparks life changes for one local woman
Small acts of kindness can result in transformational shifts in personal health journeys. How one woman took action to take control of her life.
Deep vein thrombosis: The serious side of blood clots
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs.
Moving forward after an aortic dissection
Zachery Jessup shares his story of survival following an aortic dissection.
A year to remember, a journey not forgotten
One Houstonian's climb to a cure and Africa's highest peak. What he has to say about both journeys.
Taking positive steps towards independence
Resilient teen is not letting cerebral palsy impact her goal of walking unaided. Read about her story and the people supporting her along the way.
Searching for the positive in a sea of uncertainty
October is more than just a time to wear pink. One local woman shares her fight with breast cancer and what she wants everyone to know about the journey.
From heart failure to life-saving advanced, innovative procedure
From heart failure to life-saving advanced, innovative procedure, one Houstonian shares his story in hopes of helping others.
Houstonian recalls quick thinking and caring concern
“I sincerely believe that I am alive today because of my fateful decision to see Dr. Golod on November 6, 2017, and the immediate action he took. I’ll never forget the concern he showed and am eternally grateful.” One Houstonian shares his experience on a pulmonary embolism.
Back on track following heart surgery
A local woman shares her experience with aortic stenosis and how check-ups are crucial in detecting problems.
Changing your habits for better health
“I was in denial,” says Norma Granados, looking off with tears forming in her eyes. “My mom has diabetes. I know the signs. I could see those signs in myself." How one woman is changing habits to improve her health.
Toddler enjoys sound of success
A toddler experiences the gift of sound under the care of a UT Physicians pediatric otorhinolaryngologist.
Family shares story to raise awareness, hope and comfort
“He is the strongest person I know,” says Freddie Trotter, Camden’s father. “He has the heart of a lion. I am amazed at the things he can do.” Read more about Camden's journey to a smile that lights up the room.
Water jogging gives marathon runner a leg up on recovery
Marathon runner turns to water jogging and the help of a UT Physicians specialist to promote healing.
Nurse Help Line serves vital, lifesaving role
There is no limit to the number of ways nurses can save lives. "She stayed with me on the phone," says Elease Jenkins. "I don't know what would have happened had she not been there for me."
Missouri City man saved by clinic staff
“I just remember the paramedics talking with me,” recalls 70-year-old Glinton Patterson. “At the time, I really didn’t think there was anything much wrong. I just felt tired. I was surprised I was being loaded into an ambulance.” That was February 2018. The outcome to Patterson’s story could have been different had it not been […]
What too much time on our digital devices can do to our hands
Long term digital device use caused sleepless nights for one Houstonian. Read more on the help she found from a UT Physicians orthopedic surgeon.
Stage IV cancer: a story of hope & triumph
“My cardiologist took a blood test, and it was based on the iron in my blood,” Andy Danielson says. “It said I was losing blood, and he looked at me and said, ‘I believe you have cancer. You need a colonoscopy.’” Read more of Andy's story on facing stage IV colon cancer.
Miriam’s story: journey to sound
A Houston college student experiences life-changing moment with help from a UT Physicians audiologist.
Winnie’s story: from blockage to life-saving new procedure
New minimally invasive prevention procedure uses a special system designed to reduce the risk of stroke during the insertion of a stent.
Caregiver support crucial for mental health
UT Physicians Center for Health Aging - Bellaire offers group support to people caring for loved ones during a session called New Reflections.
How I got my life back after weight loss surgery
After trying to lose weight unsuccessfully with fad diets and exercise, 63-year-old Gary Johnson heard about a procedure from a friend that would melt away the pounds. He headed to Houston to meet with Dr. Todd Wilson for a consultation that would be life changing.
Preventative care saves Houstonian
Each year, an estimated 70,000 people will be diagnosed with oral, head and neck cancers. UT Physicians otorhinolaryngologists are working to educate the public about these types of cancers and how early detection is the key to survival.
Michelle’s story—seizing a cure
Louisiana resident Michelle Hernandez spent most of her life searching for a way to control her seizures caused by epilepsy. Her journey led her to UT Physicians and Dr. Giridhar Kalamangalam. Her life has now been forever changed.