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Perfectly imperfect

Doctor Jorge Salazar and Abigail Franklin

June 15, 2019

Eve and John Franklin knew something was wrong with Abigail’s heart before she was born. An ultrasound revealed it was struggling to keep pace with her growing body.


Hurricane & flood: Part I

Hurricane & flood: Part I

May 31, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30. Learn how to prepare before the storm and what to do after the storm has arrived.


Hurricane & flood: Part II

Hurricane & flood: Part II

May 31, 2019

Depending on the amount of water, the type of home and your geographic area, these tips may help you save belongings. Find out what you need to do after the storm.


Two heartbeats, one limitless love

The Dugger Family

May 26, 2019

Christine and Blake Dugger were elated to learn they would be adding another child to their family of four, and they were astonished when an ultrasound detected an extra heartbeat. Twins were on the way, and the Duggers felt divinely blessed. But their enchanting dream turned into a harrowing nightmare when deadly conditions threatened the lives of both twins. In a desperate search for answers, Christine journeyed 2,000 miles to visit a renowned UTHealth maternal-fetal medicine physician, whose surgical expertise and compassion created the best outcome — and delivered the ultimate gift.




Gaining skills and understanding

(Photo by Getty Images)

May 9, 2019

When Allison Edwards, DrPH, RN, took undergraduate nursing students to clinical sites that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, she observed that the students acted awkwardly.






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