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Biotin and lab tests: Beauty supplement poses risks for pregnant women

After the pregnancy "glow" subsides, many women take biotin (vitamin B7) to restore radiant hair, skin, and nails. But taking too much poses serious health risks. Learn more.

COVID; Heart

After heart attack, this rare procedure can save patients from a hole in the heart

VSD, or ventricular septal defect, is a complication in 1/1,000 patients who don't get ER care for a heart attack – and 97% die within a year of suffering this complication. This procedure is the last chance to save their lives.

Your Pregnancy Matters

5 things to consider when choosing a pediatrician

Finding the perfect pediatrician for your child requires a little homework. Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses five things to think about when choosing the best provider.

COVID; Plastic Surgery

Masks are essential; ‘maskne’ is not: How to avoid pandemic skin problems

Mask acne, or "maskne," has become an annoying side effect of COVID-19 and the need to wear a face covering. Masks are going to remain essential during the pandemic, so here are some simple and effective ways to prevent and treat maskne if it flares up on you.

Brain; Cancer

Treating brain tumors with stereotactic radiosurgery

Precision medicine is critical to safely treating brain tumors. Learn more about the technology and treatment options available at UTSW.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Choosing an Ob/Gyn: Questions to ask the provider and hospital

Choosing an Ob/Gyn and delivery hospital are big decisions in pregnancy. Ask your potential doctors these questions to make the best choice.

COVID

Back to school during COVID-19: Safety advice from 3 doctors

Texas families are faced with difficult choices as the school year approaches and COVID-19 continues to spread. Three pediatric specialists provide sound safety information to help you make the best choices and checklists to help you prepare.

COVID; Heart

Video visits offer high-quality heart failure care from the comfort of home

Video visits are an effective, high-quality alternative to in-clinic visits for patients with advanced heart failure. Find out what to expect and how remote care can benefit patients.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Genital herpes and pregnancy: Understanding the risks

Genital herpes is one of the most common conditions in the U.S. Find out what women need to know about safe pregnancy and delivery with herpes.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Achilles tendon injuries: Why do they take so long to heal?

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It can take up to a year to recover from injury and regain its previous strength. Orthopaedic surgeon Dane Wukich, M.D., discusses tips to prevent the devastating sports injury and who is most at risk.