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Summer travel advisory: How to have a safe vacation amid COVID-19

The surge in COVID-19 cases has raised real concerns about summer travel plans. Respiratory specialist Dr. Sonja Bartolome provides some specific guidelines and precautions to help make your vacation as safe as possible.

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COVID-19 and mask confusion: Separating myths from realities

Wearing a mask to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 pandemic should be a no-brainer, but misinformation and mixed signals have created mask confusion. Dr. Sonja Bartolome, a specialist in lung disorders and pulmonary disease, separates the myths from the medical realities.

COVID; Eyes and Vision

Don’t lose sight of eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the pandemic, it's safe to get ophthalmology care for glaucoma, cataracts, or new eye symptoms. Find out why you shouldn't postpone your visit.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

New and expecting moms: Don’t skip these health visits during the pandemic

New and expecting mothers may be concerned about COVID-19 risks while receiving prenatal and postpartum care, but Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer explains why it’s important not to skip or delay appointments or ignore new or worsening symptoms.

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.

Back and Spine; COVID; Orthopaedics and Rehab

The pandemic can be a pain in the neck and back for home office workers

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.

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.

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.