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Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing Anxiety

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 […]

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National Donate Life Month: The Willed Body Program

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April is National Donate Life Month: a time to recognize the need that many patients have for replacement organs. It’s also a time to express gratitude to those who chose to meet that need through the process of donation. Established in 2003 by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations, National Donate Life Month features […]

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Francisco named AAP Distinguished Academician

Gerard E. Francisco, MD

The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) has named Gerard E. Francisco, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) as its 2020 Distinguished Academician. Francisco received the award for achieving distinction and peer recognition by virtue of excellence as a teacher, researcher, and administrator. Winning members of the AAP received […]

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UTHealth launches LinkedIn Learning

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In an effort to help UTHealth employees continue to build professional skills to advanced their career path, UTHealth has launched LinkedIn Learning for all employees. With insights from LinkedIn based on an employee’s job title and skillset, Linkedin Learning delivers a personalized learning experience which highlights content to help individuals succeed in their given role. […]

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Facts versus fiction – breaking down COVID-19 myths

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Since the outbreak of COVID-19, rumors and misinformation about the virus seem to be spreading just as quickly, if not more quickly, than the virus itself. In the midst of a pandemic, false information can be dangerous and lead to panic, making it difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction. Experts with The University of […]

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