Health & Wellness Tips

White bean and tomato bruschetta salad

White bean and tomato bruschetta salad

 

It's a twist on a popular Italian recipe, and it's chock-full of heart healthy ingredients.

Moderation key to days of wine and chocolate

Moderation key to days of wine and chocolate

 

If wine and chocolate are on the menu for Valentine’s Day, you might be doing your heart a tiny little favor, but moderation remains key, says Dr. Joseph Hill, Chief of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Heart healthy sweet potato nachos

Heart healthy sweet potato nachos

 

It's comfort food without the guilt. Clinical dietitian Dr. Lona Sandon of UT Southwestern's School of Health Professions shows us a recipe big on taste, low on calories, and quick to bake.

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep allergy away

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep allergy away

 

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep a peanut allergy away, but check first with your pediatrician.

Allergic to penicillin? Might want to check.

Allergic to penicillin? Might want to check.

 

If your health records indicate that you are allergic to penicillin, consider verifying that with an allergy test.

HPV vaccine doesn’t eliminate need for Pap smear

HPV vaccine doesn’t eliminate need for Pap smear

 

Although the HPV vaccine was made available in 2006 to help prevent cervical cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer specialists note it’s still important to get a Pap smear screening test as well.

Dads can get postpartum depression too

Dads can get postpartum depression too

 

When people think about postpartum depression, mothers are the primary focus, but studies have shown that up to 10 percent of fathers struggle with it as well.

Exercise caution with New Year pregnancy workouts

Exercise caution with New Year pregnancy workouts

 

Making a resolution to work out and diet is a time-honored New Year’s ritual, but pregnant women should exercise caution about exercising.

Help yourself and others avoid flu

Help yourself and others avoid flu

 

For those who are eligible to receive it, vaccination is still the number one prevention method to avoid the flu

Help prevent blood shortages

Help prevent blood shortages

 

Every year, there’s often a shortage of platelet and blood donations during the holidays. This year, a number of factors have made the need for blood platelets especially urgent.