Breathe Easy: Keeping Our Lungs Healthy October 14, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by Dr. Shawn Nishi October is Healthy Lung Month, and November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month – a perfect time to prioritize our lung health. Read more Family Medicine: Your One Stop Shop October 7, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by Dr. Oyetokunbo Ibidapo-Obe Family medicine providers are trained in many areas of medicine and can provide comprehensive care for you, your children, your parents and your entire family. Read more Adolescent Gynecology 101 September 29, 2021 • 9:00 a.m. by UTMB Health UTMB OBGYN's Dr. Parin Patel and Dr. Joyce Muruthi join Meagan Clanahan of the Houston Moms Blog to discuss the ins and outs of adolescent gynecology. Read more Tips for Living Heart-Healthy September 27, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by UTMB Health September is Eat Smart Month, Cholesterol Education Month and Childhood Obesity Month; World Heart Day is also celebrated on Sept. 29 – so now is a great time to start your journey toward heart-healthy living. Read more Navigating Your First Gynecology Visit September 24, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by UTMB Health 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. Read more Alzheimer's Caregiver Resources September 22, 2021 • 2:56 p.m. A list of resources to support caregivers for people affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Read more Stay in the Game: Prevent Sports Injuries September 21, 2021 • 12:22 p.m. by UTMB Health Eight simple, but effective tips to prevent injuries during practice and competition. Read more Quality care, with a look to match September 17, 2021 • 2:59 p.m. by UTMB Health Situated across Texas, UTMB’s Regional Mother and Child Health Program clinics are being refreshed and enhanced with new décor, signs and more. Read more Finding Relief with a Pelvic Floor Disorder September 15, 2021 • 8:54 a.m. by UTMB Health 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. Read more Myths about Atrial Fibrillation or ‘AFib’ September 10, 2021 • 1:08 p.m. by UTMB Health Nearly 6 million people in the United States have atrial ﬁbrillation. These rapid and irregular beats if left untreated over time can increase the risk for heart failure, stroke and death. Read more 6 Myths about Colonoscopies September 1, 2021 • 1:51 p.m. If the thought of getting a colonoscopy makes you grimace, you're not alone. However, the procedure may not be as bad as you think -- and it could save your life. Read more Sports Physicals - Know the facts August 30, 2021 • 12:59 p.m. by UTMB Health Dr. Namita Bhardwaj joined Meagan Clanahan of the Houston Moms Blog to discuss all things sports medicine--sports physicals, safety protocols and best practices during COVID and more. Read more Stay on Track with Your Kid’s Vaccs August 19, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by UTMB Health Know when your child's next routine vaccination is due to help prevent disease. Read more What is a Family Physician? August 6, 2021 • 11:53 a.m. by UTMB Health 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. Read more Primary Care, Urgent Care or Emergency Care? July 28, 2021 • 2:51 p.m. by UTMB Health A guide to choosing the right care at the right time. Read more Back to School Wellness July 12, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. by UTMB Health Dr. Manuela Murray joined Meagan Clanahan of the Houston Moms Blog to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine, back-to-school well-checks and more. Read more The best memories are made in person. July 1, 2021 • 1:21 p.m. by UTMB Health Approved for individuals 12 years of age and older, the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is now available at all UTMB Health primary care clinics—just in time for back to school check-ups and physicals. Read more Urology and Urogynecology - What's the difference? June 15, 2021 • 4:23 p.m. by UTMB Health Dr. Laith Alzweri and Dr. Ricshonda “Nickie” Milburn discuss the differences between urology and urogynecology and when it’s appropriate to see a specialist. Read more What is Hands Only CPR? June 11, 2021 • 2:17 p.m. by UTMB Health When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby. Read more Early Warning Signs of Heart Attacks June 4, 2021 • 1:51 p.m. by UTMB Health Learn more about heart attack warning signs, how symptoms can vary between men and women, and other heart attack facts. Read more 1 2 3 4 Sept. 24, 2021: UTMB and Galveston County Health District initiate Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine booster dose for additional groups September 24, 2021 • 4:03 p.m. by COVID-19 Vaccination Preparedness Task Force On Sept. 22, the FDA gave approval for a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine for specific high-risk groups. The CDC has now provided final recommendations regarding boosters.This message is intended for UTMB employees and students, who must be logged onto the UTMB network to access it. Thank you. Please click to read more.