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Heart; Prevention

4 studies that defy conventional thinking about race, weight loss, and heart health

African-Americans are not genetically predisposed to heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Recent UT Southwestern studies dispel conventional thinking around race, weight loss, and heart health and push for personalized, equitable patient care.

Cancer; Prevention

Shining a light on the parathyroid glands – literally

The parathyroid glands are important, but also tiny and tough to see during surgery. Find out how a new and advanced technology helps our surgeons in Frisco protect patients' parathyroid glands and reduce post-surgery complications.

COVID; Heart; Prevention

5 tips to keep Thanksgiving meals safe and satisfying

Thanksgiving is a holiday that often revolves around food and family – large portions of both. But that simply isn't prudent this year. UT Southwestern's Susan Rodder shares strategies to enjoy a safe and satisfying holiday, even during the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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.

COVID; Prevention

Diabetes and COVID-19: 5 tips to stay well during the pandemic

More than 10% of U.S. adults have diabetes – and it increases the risk of COVID-19 complications. Follow these 5 self-care tips to stay well during the pandemic.

COVID; Prevention

Tired of social distancing? Try NPIs on for size

If the mere sound of "social distancing" makes you groan, there is another, more technical term to try – and it might remind you of the ongoing importance of ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sonja Bartolome, M.D., explains the ABCs of NPIs.

COVID; Prevention

Hair dryers, hydroxychloroquine, and summer heat: Separating COVID-19 myths from realities

The global pandemic has created an insatiable appetite for information about COVID-19, but amid the torrent of media coverage the myths begin to rival realities. Dr. Sonja Bartolome addresses some of the questions and false hopes with facts firmly rooted in science.

Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

Keep baby toys germ-free with these COVID-19 cleaning tips

Babies explore the world through touch and taste – exposing them to viruses such as COVID-19. Get easy tips to disinfect kids’ toys in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.