Keeping your immune system well-balanced

After several weeks of closure due to COVID-19, businesses are slowly starting to open back up bringing people out of their homes and in contact with one another. Although social distancing measures are put in place, the concern over contracting the virus still remains. An expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at […]


Scheduling appointments during COVID-19

The Stay Home, Work Safe order has been lifted across the state, but with so much uncertainty still lingering around COVID-19, many patients may be wary of attending their much-needed appointments, potentially putting themselves at risk for worsening their condition. Thomas Murphy, MD, chief medical officer for UT Physicians community-based clinics, and assistant professor of […]


Catrina Hurman Hurman named Top-15 nurse in Greater Houston Area

From a young age, Catrina Hurman, RN, BSN, knew she wanted to be a healer. Today, she’s living that dream by being honored as one of the Top 15 nurses in the Greater Houston area by the Houston Chronicle’s Salute to Nurses event. “This feeling is indescribable. I feel so honored to have been nominated and […]


Managing Anxiety Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

While we are all focusing on taking care of our physical health as the outbreak of COVID-19 develops, it’s also important to keep our mental health a priority. When there is a major concern for ourselves or our loved ones falling ill, the emotional impact of that can be great. It’s human nature to want […]







Cory Welch (right) and Viacheslav Bobovnikov, M.D. Welch gets new lease on life with help from specialists

Cory Welch, senior audio-visual specialist in conference operations at McGovern Medical School, appreciates his second chance at life.