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.
Early detection key to cancer survival
During a routine well visit at the new UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center – Rosenberg, a local woman receives test orders that lead to a breast cancer diagnosis.