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Photo of UTHealth students slicing fruit on a chopping board. Photo credit is Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth

UTHealth students fuel children’s appetite to learn about nutrition and reform their diet

Cereal for breakfast, a peanut butter sandwich for lunch, and cereal again for dinner. That’s how a child described what he ate to first-year medical student Madeline Drake.

Photo of Siddharth Prakash, MD, who is the co-founder of the Turner Syndrome Adult Comprehensive Care Center at UT Physicians. (Photo credit: Maricruz Kwon)

Pioneering comprehensive program for women with Turner syndrome earns national recognition

A novel program designed to provide comprehensive care for Turner syndrome at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and UT Physicians is one of the first in the U.S. to be designated an adult clinic by the Turner Syndrome Global Alliance (TSGA).

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Summer survival: 10 ways to stay safe and well when temperatures soar

Dehydration, sunburn, heatstroke, insect bites, rashes, and lacerations – summer can spell health meltdown with a seemingly endless list of unsightly, uncomfortable, and potentially lethal hazards.

Photo of Michael Bagg (Photo by Dwight Andrews/McGovern Medical School at UTHealth)

UTHealth student honored by the Texas Medical Association

Michael Bagg was recognized in part because of his efforts to educate medical students on gun violence.

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