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COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

Visitors, doulas, and video calls: Birth plan updates during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 visitor restrictions, safety concerns, and social distancing guidelines have led expecting parents to get creative with birth plans and virtual ways to "meet the baby." Get tips and ideas in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Aging; Prevention

Geriatrics COVE team makes house calls – and reduces readmissions

Seniors need better primary care access and fewer hospital readmissions. We target both concerns with COVE – our house call program that delivers precision medicine at home. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Online Ob/Gyn: How apps and remote devices can improve pregnancy care

During and after pregnancy, smartphone apps and remote monitoring devices can make it easier to access health care and stick to the doctor's recommendations.

Cancer

Smarter radiation, fewer sessions: How SABR might help defeat metastatic cancer

Stereotactic ablative therapy (SABR) has proven effective in treating many types of primary tumors. Robert Timmerman, M.D., discusses how SABR might improve survival rates for patients with metastatic cancer.

Brain

What's possible in spinal cord rehab today and stem cell therapy in the future

Great strides are being made in stem cell therapy for spinal cord injuries. Merrine Klakeel, D.O., says that while UT Southwestern is at the center of this research, her team is currently implementing advanced strategies to help patients achieve higher levels of function and independence. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

It’s not your fault: Understanding miscarriage

Miscarriage is far more common than many people think. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains why it is important to disprove the myths about miscarriage.

COVID; Prevention

COVID-19: What you need to know and how to reduce the risk of infection

The coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, has spread to multiple countries – including the U.S. In this MedBlog, infectious disease expert Trish Perl, M.D., discusses what patients need to know about the virus and ways to reduce infection risks.

Cancer

5 questions patients might be reluctant to ask about radiation therapy

Radiation therapy for cancer raises plenty of questions – some of which you might feel nervous asking. Nina Sanford, M.D, tackles five common questions patients might be afraid to bring up with their doctors. Read more.

Brain

Stroke rehab should begin in the ICU

Dr. Nneka Ifejika is using a grant through the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program to analyze existing acute stroke and rehabilitation data sets to create “optimal rehabilitation” prediction models.

Back and Spine

Got a bad back? Exercise could be the key to relieving pain

Spinal disc degeneration is common with age, but back pain doesn’t have to be. Find out how exercise can help prevent and alleviate back pain naturally – and know when it's time to see a doctor. Learn more.