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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.

COVID; Prevention

Quarantine cuisine: Easy meals to support a healthy immune system

Cooking during the COVID-19 pandemic can seem tough, especially if you're limited to food items you have on hand. Jaclyn Albin, M.D., director of UT Southwestern's Culinary Medicine Program, provides some tips and recipes on how to prepare and enjoy immune-supporting meals.

COVID; Prevention

Life cycle of a coronavirus: How respiratory illnesses harm the body

How can a microscopic respiratory infection such as COVID-19 wreak such havoc in the body so quickly? And why do some patients get hit harder than others. Lung specialist Sonja Bartolome, M.D., discusses how a coronavirus can progress in our respiratory tracts.

COVID; Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Answers to 10 key patient questions

The COVID-19 pandemic has many pregnant patients concerned. Get answers to your pregnancy-related questions in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog with Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D.

COVID; Prevention

8 essential health screenings for chronic and seasonal conditions

Health screenings are often the first line of defense against chronic and seasonal illnesses, and physicians incorporate these vital tools to help uncover clues to everything from heart disease and diabetes to colon cancer and coronavirus. Learn about some of the most essential health screenings from one of UT Southwestern's infectious diseases experts.

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.