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Advocating for your child's health

Highlighting the collaborative efforts of the UTMB Health Pediatric Nephrology team, Jessica Lewis shares how working with the care team and advocating for her son led to a solid diagnosis & treatment plan for his chronic kidney disorder.

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Aneurysm survivor, family share kudos about UTMB Health neurologist

When Billy Plite had an aneurysm in 2019, UTMB Neurologist Dr. Hashem Shaltoni jumped in to action to save his life & helped ensure he made a full recovery. Today, Billy is happy & healthy & recently had the chance to honor Dr. Shaltoni for all he's done.

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There’s nothing benign about a brain injury

UTMB Health neurologist Dr. Brent Masel shares important information about both mild and severe brain injuries, including what to do if you or a loved one experience one and signs and symptoms there may be something more serious developing.

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Advances in pediatric robotic surgery

During this chat with Houston Moms, learn how Dr. Maria Carmen Mora is helping grow the pediatric robotic surgery program at UTMB Health and why the practice is so beneficial to patients.

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Five ways to keep your kidneys healthy

Did you know your kidneys filter all of your blood up to 25 times a day? UTMB Health kidney specialist Dr. Ann Kathleen Gamilla-Crudo shares five tips to keep these important organs healthy.

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Heart health during & after pregnancy: What women need to know

Cardiologist Dr. Danielle El Haddad is at the helm of UTMB Health's new cardio-obstetrics program. In this interview she shares more about the program's history, who may qualify for this care and why it's important.

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Cervical cancer 101 with Houston Moms

From screening measures to treatment options and prevention methods, Dr. Marisol Carpio-Solis shared everything she knows about cervical cancer during a recent conversation with our partners with Houston Moms.

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RSV immunizations - a chat with Houston Moms

From what babies are eligible for the monoclonal antibody immunization, to how it differs from the option for pregnant women, Dr. Manuela Murray shares all the information about the recently approved RSV injections.

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Breast self awareness and screenings

From defining breast self awareness to discussing screening mammography guidelines, UTMB Health experts share the latest information to ensure women know what to do to stay on top of their breast health.

Sports Injury Clinic

Student athletes and sports injuries

From concussions to injuries that may require surgery, Dr. Stacy Leung covers what to do if your student athlete is injured playing or practicing their favorite sport.

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Prostate cancer treatment options

Surgeons Dr. Stephen Williams and Dr. Laith Alzweri share insights and information on prostate cancer and its potential treatment options.

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Sense of community comforted new mom

When a lifelong UTMB patient with a rare genetic condition found out she was pregnant, she knew exactly where to go to get the care she could trust for her and her daughter-on-the-way. Nearly two years later, both mom and daughter continue to see UTMB Health specialists and they are healthy and thriving.

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Student athlete healed by UTMB Sports Medicine team

When student athlete Priest Simpson injured his leg, the UTMB Health Sports Medicine team worked hard to repair the damage and get him back on the field after a full recovery.

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Screen time guidelines for kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry, children should have no more than two to three hours of screen time a day. It's important to monitor not just how long children are on devices, but also what content they're consuming during that time.

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Outdoor bug safety

From wearing bug spray with DEET in it to avoiding overgrown and heavily wooded areas, family nurse practitioner Taylor Little offers families a variety of tips to keep the bugs away while outdoors.

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Healthy eating for children

A well-balanced diet is essential for healthy growth and development, so be sure your child is getting a good mix of proteins, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

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Morning routines and back to school

A good morning routine starts at night. Learn what steps you can take to help make getting out the door easier for everyone in the family.

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Back-to-school immunizations

Pediatrician Dr. Lee Elam offers a high-level breakdown of some of the typical vaccinations needed throughout childhood.