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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

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Follow these tips for a healthy 2024

During an interview with Houston Life, Dr. Carlos Dostal shares tips for how to have a healthy 2024.

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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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A breakdown of the newly approved RSV immunizations

Throughout 2023, three injections offering protection against RSV were approved. Learn more about each type and what, if any, might be right for you and your loved ones.

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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.

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Learning to trust the process

Facing her second battle with breast cancer, Matilda Pettis is thankful to have the UTMB Breast Health team by her side through her journey.

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Navigating breast cancer care: UTMB's comprehensive approach

At UTMB Health, breast cancer patients find not just treatment but a comprehensive care experience where patients can connect with their surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and plastic surgeon all in one convenient location, often within a single day.

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Get to know three members of the UTMB PT Team

Physical therapy is an integral part of patients' care plans. Meet three members of the PT team and learn why they do what they do with such care, commitment and enthusiasm.

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The cumulative effect of annual flu shots

Did you know annual flu shots can have a cumulative effect that can protect you beyond the current flu season? Pediatrician Dr. Manuela Murray shares her first-hand experience with the proven theory.

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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UTMB heals patient; gains a grateful team member

Nearly two years after a head-on collision forced her to learn how to walk again, Tara Williams is able to help other UTMB patients as a patient service specialist in Angleton. “I’m so grateful to be here with UTMB,”

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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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UTMB health tackles physical and mental aspects of athletic injuries

If your athlete experiences an accident or injury, know that UTMB Health experts are equipped to help with the mental and physical aspects of recovery every step of the way.

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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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Respiratory viruses and back-to-school

Communities in the area are seeing an uptick in individuals with COVID-19, and with that experts are reminding it's not too soon to think about other respiratory illnesses like the flu and RSV.