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Oral cancer ranks sixth in the overall incidence for the 10 most common cancer sites worldwide and third in developing countries, according to Kalu Ogbureke, BDS, with UTHealth School of Dentistry. (Photo by UTHealth School of Dentistry)

Is it a cold sore or cancer? Yearly visits to the dentist can prevent more than just gum disease

You might know that yearly dental exams are recommended to keep your teeth and gums healthy. But did you know these routine visits can help identify more serious health concerns like oral cancer?

Photo of Scott Lane, PhD, and Joy Schmitz, PhD, of the Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UTHealth, are part of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction.

UTHealth establishes John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center to address gaps in mental health care

The John S. Dunn Foundation has made a transformative $25 million commitment to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to bolster the university’s behavioral health initiatives and address significant gaps in mental health care services in our communities.

A photograph of a physician with an older couple and the words, at UTHealth, we have many stories to tell.

UTHealth launches Many Faces. One Mission. campaign with transformational gift

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) publicly launched its first comprehensive campaign Many Faces. One Mission. on Thursday, April 8. The campaign, representing the largest philanthropic effort in UTHealth’s history, aims to raise $500 million to address pressing health challenges and secure the institution’s future as a top health science center. Since the campaign’s quiet phase began in 2015, UTHealth’s closest friends have given more than $400 million in gifts and pledges.

Photo of a woman inside an alcohol bottle. Using alcohol to deal with stress during the pandemic is on the rise, but resources are available for those that need a little extra help finding ways to handle those emotions. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

For those dealing with pandemic stress and uncertainty by using alcohol, UTHealth physician offers tools, resources to manage feelings

Using alcohol to cope with increased stress and uncertainty during the pandemic is on the rise, but tools and resources are available for those who might need a little extra help finding better ways to manage their emotions.






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