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Health Blog

Welcome to the ongoing series of blog posts from UTMB Health focusing on key aspects of maintaining your health

Pamela French: Think Pink

'People I hardly knew stepped up'

Inspired by a friend's battle with cancer, Pamela French decided she wasn't going to be the "sick girl" when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Even when it tried to take everything she had, she fought back and kept it from taking her life.

image of Breast Cancer Survivor Kristin Ozuna that links to the feature on her in the Daily News Think Pink Special Section that's sponsored by UTMB Health

'Trust yourself'

When a doctor told Kristin Ozuna she was too young for cancer, she trusted her body and her gut until she found her way to UTMB and got the diagnosis - and care - she needed.

image used as part of the Daily News Think Pink special section sponsored by UTMB Health featuring Dr. Colleen Silva with a patient reviewing mammogram results

Step up to the plate

Unsure of what to expect during your first mammogram? Read this first-person account from a woman who has been there before.

Image of Tammi Moran - breast cancer survivor recently featured in the Think Pink special section of the Daily News which is sponsored by UTMB Health

'I'm too young to have cancer'

After ignoring a lump in her breast that inevitably led to a double mastectomy, Tammi Moran is no longer pushing the snooze button on her health.

Image of Kimberly Branum - a breast cancer patient and survivor featured in the Think Pink special section of the Galveston County Daily News. UTMB Health sponsors the special section.

'Not once did I think I would die from this'

Kimberly Branum, a breast cancer survivor and breast reconstruction patient shares her philosophy that it's essential to expect the good when you're fighting for your life.

UTMB Health employees celebrating Bra Day

UTMB Health BRA Day events

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) will honor breast cancer survivors for National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 19th with events at our Galveston, Clear Lake and League City Campuses. Click for the full schedule of events.

Health and wellness with UTMB Health and Houston Moms

Mommy Makeovers 101

UTMB experts Dr. Kathleen Kroger and Dr. Linda Phillips discuss all the surgical and non-surgical options for moms looking to have some cosmetic work done.

headshots of Drs. Clark and Levy

Changing the narrative of women’s care

Dr. Gal Levy and Dr. Shannon Clark recently shared their expertise in a recent Community Impact article about the disparities women face when receiving health care.

photo collage of Dr. Joyce Muruthi, Dr. Kimberlyn Robinson, and Taylor Thurstonson with her newborn baby

UTMB featured in Community Impact

Patient Taylor Thurstonson recently shared how UTMB OBGYNs kept her and her baby boy safe during an unexpected 30-week delivery via c-section.

Health and wellness with UTMB Health and Houston Moms

How to select an OBGYN

UTMB OBGYNs Dr. Joyce Muruthi & Dr. Kimberlyn Robinson share their tips for choosing an OBGYN. Their patient, Taylor Thurstonson, joined the chat to share her story.

three teen girls

Navigating Your First Gynecology Visit

UTMB Health providers know how intimidating it can be to see a gynecologist for the first time, so they set aside a specific time each week to meet with pre-teens, teens & young adults to ensure their needs are met.

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