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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.

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Avoiding sports-related heat injuries

Signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses include nausea, fatigue, headaches and muscle cramps. Staying hydrated, taking breaks and seeking shade are just some ways to beat the heat and stay healthy.

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Staying safe in the sun

When shopping for sunscreen, Dr. Raimer-Goodman urges individuals to consider broad-spectrum options that are free of oxybenzone.

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Navigating the stress of big transitions at school

From the first day of kindergarten through departing for college, school is filled with lots of big “firsts” that sometimes bring about big changes. To help parents, guardians and children successfully navigate their feelings surrounding the many unknowns they'll encounter, UTMB Health psychologists offer guidance, support and tips.

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Healthy summer snacks

When snacking this summer, consider nutrient dense options like veggies and hummus, fruit and Greek yogurt or homemade smoothies.

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Top tips for safe swimming this summer

In an effort to diminish the number of drownings recorded each year, UTMB Health providers like Laura Ellender passionately share tips on how to keep children safe when swimming.

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Mental health and moms - a candid discussion

In honor of Women's Health Month and Mother's Day two UTMB experts, who happen to also be moms, participated in a panel discussion with our partners with Houston Moms to discuss perceived stress, finding balance and mental health.