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Follow these tips for a healthy 2024

During a recent interview with Melanie Camp of the Houston Life team, Dr. Carlos Dostal, a professor and provider with the UTMB Health Internal Medicine Department, shared his tips for people looking to have a healthy 2024.

From being tuned in to your diet and prioritizing exercise to ensuring you are up-to-date on all age-appropriate immunizations and screenings, Dostal covered a variety of ways one can prioritize health in the new year.

At the heart of his list was the importance of not just having, but regularly seeing, a primary health care provider, so that you have someone in your corner who is not just educated in the ways of medicine but also is very familiar with your unique social and familial history, prior surgeries, allergies, medications and more. 

Watch the interview to see the full discussion.