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COVID; Transplant

Dual epidemics in Texas: Navigating kidney transplantation during COVID-19

Patients with kidney disease and living donors face new challenges in the wake of COVID-19. Get answers to pre- and post-transplant FAQs in this MedBlog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Standing against racial bias in obstetric care

Fixing racial disparity in maternity care is long overdue. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how Ob/Gyns can help eliminate racial bias.

Back and Spine; COVID; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Working at home can be a pain in the neck and back

Working from home can be a pain in the neck, back, and shoulders. Try these simple ergonomic tips and stretches to make your home office work for you.

Brain; COVID; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Life after coronavirus: PM&R helps patients beat muscle weakness, brain fog

After COVID-19 infection, many patients struggle with "brain fog" and muscle weakness. See how custom Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation care can improve patients' long-term health.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What's it like to be a gestational carrier? Nicky's story

Nicky Haynes loved being pregnant – so much that she became a gestational carrier. Read her story and get tips for prospective parents and surrogates.

COVID; Discovery

COVID-19 and me: A global pandemic gets personal

UT Southwestern's Claire Aldridge was plunged headfirst into the COVID-19 pandemic when she and her family contracted the virus in early March. She shares her experience battling the novel coronavirus and then donating her plasma in hopes of helping others.

COVID; Plastic Surgery

Ready for your video call closeup? Simple ways to look and feel confident

COVID-19 has led to more self-scrutinizing during video chats. In this MedBlog, learn about simple procedures to refresh your look and confidence.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Having a baby when you have kidney, heart, or cancer risks

Pregnancy is possible for many patients with kidney, heart, or cancer risks. See how maternal-fetal medicine experts help women achieve positive outcomes.

COVID; Prevention

Summer fun in the sun: What's safe outdoors during COVID-19?

After months of COVID-19 shelter-in-place, Texans are eager to enjoy summer activities. Get quick tips to have fun and stay safe this summer.

Cancer; Discovery

Immunotherapy and the marathon against melanoma: Terry's story

Immunotherapy has dramatically improved melanoma survival rates. In this week's MedBlog, Terry Hart tells his story of surviving advanced melanoma through immunotherapy.