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Men's Health; Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

'The pill' for guys: Male birth control option passes safety tests

A male birth control pill has moved one step closer to reality, but will men actually take a daily oral contraceptive?

Prevention

3 signs your vocal cords may be damaged

Everyone loses their voice or experiences hoarseness temporarily, but if vocal problems persist you need to take action to avoid long-term or permanent damage. Here are 3 signs you should seek voice care.

ENT; Prevention

How cold, flu, and allergy symptoms can hurt your voice

Most of us don’t really think about our voice as a tangible thing that requires care – until we can’t use it because of illness. When you get sick and lose your voice, you may think it’s just a normal part of being sick.

Diet and Nutrition; Prevention

New anti-obesity drugs are closing gap between dieting and bariatric surgery

“Eat less, move more” is not a long-term weight management solution. But anti-obesity medications like GLP-1 agonists can change a patient’s relationship with food so they can focus on creating healthy, sustainable habits.

'From the research lab to the bedside and into survivorship, precision medicine has expanded the medical community's understanding of cancer biology. But it requires a multidisciplinary approach – physicians and scientists, surgeons and radiation oncologists all working as a team – particularly as more advanced therapies are approved for a larger population of patients.'

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.