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Reducing communication barriers

Reducing communication barriers

Dr. Christy Turer from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center recently completed a study using a convenience sample from two primary care clinics. This study aimed to examine how pediatricians communicate with the families of overweight Latin Read More

Depression and your body – It's physical, too

Depression and your body – It's physical, too

Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, a psychiatrist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said even if physicians do ask patients if they’re depressed, they don’t always receive a clear answer – and for a variety of reasons. Read More

Charitable foundation tackles youth depression, suicide

Charitable foundation tackles youth depression, suicide

The foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Lisa Monteggia, a neuroscience professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas whose research includes studying how to make antidepressant medications work faster without serious sid Read More

Depression and your body - It's physical, too

Depression and your body - It's physical, too

It’s not very common to screen patients for depression, says Madhukar Trivedi, a psychiatrist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. So unless you ask patients to provide the nine or 10 symptoms that make up the diagnosis for Read More

Laundry detergent pods pose poisoning risk to kids

Laundry detergent pods pose poisoning risk to kids

Dr. Jakub Furmaga, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center said if you suspect a child has ingested a pod because of symptoms like eye irritation, burning in the mouth or gastrointestinal problems, c Read More