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Avoiding Selfie Elbow, Texting Thumb

Specialists are seeing more and more repetitive stress injuries from overuse of smartphones and tablets ­– the main instigators of emerging conditions like texting thumb and selfie elbow.
18-Feb-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Beware of Bacteria at the Gym

MRSA transmission between individuals has been associated with locker rooms and gyms where there is sharing of common equipment.
15-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Hypnosis Through Virtual Reality Aids in Medical Recovery

Anesthesiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are helping to explore the use of hypnosis through virtual reality to lessen postoperative pain and anxiety in children.
15-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Better chocolate choices benefit heart health

For Valentine’s Day consideration, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa.
12-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Time for a talk about vaping?

With new findings that show an unprecedented jump in nicotine-containing electronic cigarette usage among teens, many parents wonder how best to approach the topic.
12-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A ‘shocking’ stigma: Magnets offer alternative for patients with major depression

UT Southwestern is the only clinical trial site in the U.S. using a new form of brain stimulation to treat major depression.
5-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network listed No. 1 in U.S. for Medicare savings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network (SWHR ACN) saved almost $30 million in 2017, with an overall quality score of 100 percent for the fiscal year.
4-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Athletes can rest easy: Extreme exercise does not raise heart disease risk or mortality

High volumes of exercise are safe, even when coronary calcium levels are high.
30-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Rate of Highchair Misuse Climbs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports a 25 percent leap in children injured using highchairs – the biggest jump in large-volume categories that included highchairs, strollers, cribs/mattresses, and infant carriers.
18-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

Time for Dallas to Capitalize on Biotech Potential

Dallas is well-known for its oil industry, corporate headquarters, and technology startups. But did you know that the science behind some of the best-selling prescription drugs of all time was developed here?
17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST

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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Commentary: Pain Sufferers – and Physicians – Need Alternatives to Opioids

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction.
13-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT

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Texas Health, UT Southwestern kick off new health care campus in Collin County

Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined today with Frisco city leaders to kick off a construction project that will bring an acute care hospital and multispecialty clinic complex to this rapidly growing part of Collin...
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Super Bowl 2011 News Tips

Are the Green Bay Packers all the way back? Will the Pittsburgh Steelers capture their third NFL championship in the past six years? The experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center can’t predict the outcome of the game just down the road in...
3-Feb-2011 3:15 PM EST

Flu Tips 2009

Flu tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
23-Nov-2009 12:00 PM EST

Cancer Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center

The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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