Health & Wellness Tips

Carbon monoxide season is here

Carbon monoxide season is here

Fall weather brings a sharp increase in carbon monoxide poisonings. As people turn on heating systems and light up fireplaces for the first time in months, the potential for carbon monoxide buildup in homes rises. Read More

Avoid ski-related injuries

Avoid ski-related injuries

If winter means you’re headed to the slopes, UT Southwestern Medical Center’s sports medicine physicians remind you that preparation is critical to avoiding injuries. Read More

A game plan for preventing staph infections

A game plan for preventing staph infections

Participation in school athletics should include a program for personal hygiene to help avoid staph infections and the more severe methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (known as MRSA) bacteria. Read More

Listen to your gut

Listen to your gut

Being aware of your digestive system and its daily cycle can help you know when to get checked for colon cancer, according to physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More