Some children narrowly escape the horrors of drowning only to face a different kind of suffering: paralyzed, trapped inside their own bodies.
The specter of physician burnout, depression and suicide leads to change in training future doctors.
Have you ever tried to make time go by faster by exercising to music? Distraction techniques may hold the key to pain management.
A little ginger, nutmeg, turmeric and cinnamon can go a long way toward improving your health. A new cookbook aims to help you live longer.
Noah Gutierrez wants to be super-fast, like his favorite superhero, the Flash. A new 3-D printed hand is giving him a boost.
As a kid, Joel Torres, M.D., spent summers working the fields to help feed his family. He grew up and traveled the country for the best education. Now he’s back home, a doctor working to make the Rio Grande Valley healthier.
From unknown to a worldwide pandemic in one year, Zika is a looming threat to South Texas as mosquito season heats up. Health care practitioners are bracing for impact.
When a child dies at birth, tests and medical procedures suddenly stop. Years ago, this was also where the patient’s care ended. Today, nurses are realizing this is a critical moment when the standard of care should strengthen.
Trauma is the leading cause of death of children, and bleeding is a major preventable cause. It takes only minutes to bleed to death, but quick action can save lives.
Sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart attacks and other illnesses. So UT Dentistry opened the Sleep Disorders Center to offer a dental approach to help patients get their zzz’s.