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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.



When in doubt, seek answers

Doctor Karni and patient

June 14, 2019

Surrounded by family, Raquel Butanda was one of nearly 130 people who checked in for the no-cost screenings offered by UT Physicians for oral, head and neck cancer on April 11, as part of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Screenings like this one support the mission of academic health care providers to educate and emphasize the importance of early interventions.


Hurricane & flood: Prepare before the storm

Hurricane & flood: Prepare before the storm

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.



How food can help prevent chronic inflammation

Fruits and vegetables

May 28, 2019

Chronic, low-grade inflammation can linger for months or years and is linked to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. UTHealth dietitians say the best prescriptions for treating chronic inflammation lie in not only pharmacies but our kitchens.



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