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COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

COVID-19 vaccine logistics for pregnant and breastfeeding patients

Pregnant patients are now eligible to get the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers logistical tips and information patients need to make their personal vaccination decisions.

COVID; Prevention

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: How to overcome the culture of mistrust

Having highly effective COVID-19 vaccines is only half the battle. Kavita Bhavan, M.D., a UT Southwestern infectious diseases specialist, has devised successful strategies to break through the barriers to trust in communities of color, helping them feel more confident about getting vaccinated.

Transplant

Living-liver transplant: How a daughter gave her mom the gift of a lifetime

A daughter in Texas gave the gift of life to her mother, literally, when she donated a portion of her liver in the first-ever living-donor liver transplant at UT Southwestern. A year later, both mother and daughter are eager to share their story and help others still waiting for a second chance at life.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

Should pregnant or breastfeeding women take the COVID-19 vaccine?

Should pregnant or breastfeeding women get the #COVID19 vaccine? Ob/Gyn specialists Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., and Emily Adhikari, M.D., discuss vaccine-related questions.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

Most pregnant patients not at high risk for COVID-19 complications, new study shows

A new study from UT Southwestern found that most pregnant patients may not be at higher risk of COVID-19 complications. Learn why and find out how to use COVID-19 strategies to prepare for the flu season.

COVID; Prevention

Thanksgiving 2020: Tips for safe holiday travel and gatherings during COVID-19

Dr. Trish Perl, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UT Southwestern, and Tony Roach, Managing Director for Customer Experience at Southwest Airlines, share tips on holiday travel and family gatherings for Thanksgiving 2020.

Brain; Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Brain tumor surgery with quadruplets on the way: Katie's extra-complex pregnancy

Katie Sturm was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor while she was pregnant with quadruplets. She had surgery at UT Southwestern and later delivered her four sons during a pandemic. Read her amazing story on the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Brain; Discovery

Why daylight saving time may be bad for your brain and health

Daylight saving time can interfere with a person’s sleep schedule, but it also has been linked to increased rates of depression, heart attack, stroke, cancer, and car accidents. UT Southwestern's Dr. Joseph Takahashi explains why the time change is bad for your brain and health.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Know the risks of taking ibuprofen, NSAIDs during pregnancy

Many common cold and flu medications contain NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, which the FDA warns can cause serious fetal harm in pregnancy. Learn more.