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Children as young as six months are now eligible for the shot.

Outdoor activities are in full swing and that means we're all soaking up a lot more sun and hot weather, exposing ourselves to heat-related illness.

Supply chain disruptions have resulted in elevated costs and limited variety of the period product.

UT Health Austin internal medicine specialist, Scott Selinger, MD, FACP, shares how you can prevent, delay, or alleviate a lot of chronic health conditions by utilizing preventive care measures.

Executive Director for UT Health Austin’s Walk-In Clinic Edward Bernacki, MD, MPH, shares education around heat-related conditions and tips for those who are most at risk.

The Fourth of July is the most dangerous American holiday of the year. Stay safe by avoiding these common Independence Day accidents and continuing to take CDC-recommended precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

June is Men's Health Month. Explore these five reasons why men shouldn't put off visiting their doctor.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. While heart disease may be common, it doesn’t have to be inevitable. Watch our video for tips on how to keep your heart healthy and happy.

UT Health Austin medical oncologist Laura Chow, MD, who specializes in head and neck cancers, finds 73% of head and neck cancers are caused by vaccine-preventable human papillomavirus (HPV).

Human papillomavirus is the cause of 99% of cervical cancers, 73% of head and neck cancers, and linked to various other cancers of the mouth and genitals. 4 out of every 5 people (a whopping 80%) will contract HPV within their lifetime, yet it's still flying under the radar. Find out why.

Primary Care Jan 3, 2020

Make 2020 the year you recommit to your health and enhance your well-being. These sustainable New Year’s resolutions will help you get healthy and stay healthy.

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a silent predator, affecting 1 in every 3 people in the U.S., and it can have dangerous side effects. Find out how you can take action in managing causes of high blood pressure today to avoid health issues tomorrow.

There’s no denying that love yields important health benefits that can impact your mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. Also, nobody said you have to be romantically involved to enjoy the benefits of a healthy relationship!

Just because you’re in good health doesn’t mean you don’t need to pay your doctor a visit. Having an annual physical exam is the best way for you and your primary care physician to check in about your health and take any preventative actions, such as screenings or vaccinations, you may need to help keep you in good health.

Primary Care Dec 11, 2018

10-30% of the U.S. population suffers from seasonal allergies, but you can get ahead of the game by knowing when allergens are high and the best ways to combat them.

Primary Care Nov 12, 2018

Movember is a global charity movement aimed at raising awareness of men’s health risks with a focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Help us create positive change for men’s health by raising awareness year-round.

Sneezing, coughing and fever often accompany both a cold and the flu making it sometimes difficult to distinguish between the two. So, how do you know when it’s a cold and when it’s the flu, and when to see a doctor and when to wait it out? We made a cheat sheet to hopefully make it a little easier!

Reflecting the thinking of hundreds of experienced medical and administrative professionals, there are three driving ideas behind everything we do here at UT Health Austin: Every patient is the center of their own personalized care team, every patient is an individual with unique needs, and we measure outcomes that matter most to patients.

3 UT Health Austin physicians are recognized as Top Doctors in the January 2018 Issue of Austin Monthly magazine.