Health Blog

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

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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.

Newly remodeled Regional Women’s Services & Pediatrics lobby

Quality care, with a look to match

Situated across Texas, UTMB’s Regional Mother and Child Health Program clinics are being refreshed and enhanced with new décor, signs and more.

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Finding Relief with a Pelvic Floor Disorder

Treatments for pelvic floor disorders are wide-ranging. Dr. Elisha Jackson discusses how urogynecologists, like herself, are well-equipped to perform a full spectrum of treatments.

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What is a Family Physician?

Family physicians deliver a range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, they also provide preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and more.

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Treatment for Overactive Bladder Patients

Overactive bladder (OAB) affects almost 50 percent of women in the United States, presenting as urinary urgency and frequency, with or without urinary leakage.

Breast Health and Screening Mammography

Learn more about why screening mammography is important for early detection of breast cancer and how it increases survivability with Dr. Angelica Robinson.