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    Substantial Mental Health Impact From COVID-19 Measures Found in New Research

    Findings from new University of Texas Medical Branch research suggest a substantial mental health impact of COVID-related mitigation measures such as stay-at-home orders. The study, which was published today in the JAMA Network Open, found an increase in the use of psychiatric medications coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic among both men and women, with a substantially higher increase among women.

  • Get the Flu Shot and Fight Flu

    It’s that time of year again—flu season. Getting the annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu.

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    Tips for Living Heart-Healthy

    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.

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    Family Medicine: Your One Stop Shop

    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.

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    Adolescent Gynecology 101

    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.

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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.