January 2010 News Tips

Exams, lifestyle keys for cervical health
Cervical cancer rates have plummeted in the U.S. in the last half-century, thanks to Pap smears, but there are other steps women can take to help protect themselves. Read More

Nutrition panels alone only part of the weight-loss story
As New Year’s resolutions begin with the best of intentions, many people trying to lose weight study food labels to gauge the fat and calorie counts of their favorite treats. A UT Southwestern nutrition expert says the list of ingredients is just as important. Read More

Sometimes a sneeze is just a sneeze
Recent research has shown that everyday behavior, such as a person sneezing, can cause others to overreact out of basic fear, even for unrelated health threats. Read More

Protect skin from Mother Nature’s winter wrath
With winter winds howling, consider taking some preventive action against chapped hands and lips, UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologists suggest. Read More


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