Health & Wellness Tips

Gotta wear shades

Gotta wear shades

Ophthalmologists remind everyone to protect their eyes from the sun. The surface of the eye and the cornea are particularly vulnerable to the sun's rays. Read More

Safety tips: Keep food safe this season

Safety tips: Keep food safe this season

With warmer temperatures and backyard grills resuming their place in the sun, UT Southwestern Medical Center toxicologists say a few cautionary steps can help you and guests avoid food poisoning. Read More

Cancer care: Consider cancer risk when grilling

Cancer care: Consider cancer risk when grilling

Cooking meat, including beef, pork, fish, or poultry, with high-temperature methods such as pan frying or grilling directly over an open flame can increase exposure to chemicals that can cause changes in DNA that may increase the risk of cancer. Read More

Safety tips: Avoid burns, scalding when grilling

Safety tips: Avoid burns, scalding when grilling

Grilling can provide some tasty dishes, but it also can cause unexpected burns, scalding, and fires. To help avoid unintended consequences, UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians urge caution for those who are grilling as well as socializing. Read More