Stories and Insights

A new way of looking at ‘good’ cholesterol

A new way of looking at ‘good’ cholesterol

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Knowing how your cholesterol functions can help doctors determine your heart disease risk. A UT Southwestern cardiologist uses a garbage truck analogy to explain “cholesterol efflux.”

Recognize stroke symptoms and get the best care

Recognize stroke symptoms and get the best care

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This article reviews the steps that patients at risk of stroke should consider as they evaluate treatment options.

Understanding the different types of liver cancer

Understanding the different types of liver cancer

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Some types of liver cancer are on the rise in the United States. The doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas discuss the symptoms and types of liver cancer.

Ice cream and listeria: Information for pregnant women

Ice cream and listeria: Information for pregnant women

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Pregnant women who have recently eaten Blue Bell Ice Cream may be at risk of listeria infection.

An avocado a day is good for your health

An avocado a day is good for your health

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Avocados are fun to eat, nutritious, and heart-healthy. A UT Southwestern nutritionist in Dallas explains the benefits of this unique fruit and provides a healthy recipe.

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

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The affordability of a new genetic test that analyzes specific genes to determine breast and ovarian cancer risk will result in more women getting tested, but will those results be accurate?

Conquering the Complexities of Cancer

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Are we winning the war against cancer? A UT Southwestern physician explains advancements in cancer treatments and other positive signs of success in the fight against cancer.

Understanding and managing morning sickness

Understanding and managing morning sickness

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The doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas explain how women can overcome some symptoms of morning sickness through diet and other means.

Popular energy drinks come with concerns

Popular energy drinks come with concerns

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Energy drinks are popular, but are they safe? A UT Southwestern physician explains some of his concerns.

Organ donation – the gift of life

Organ donation – the gift of life

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Melissa Robinson gave one of her kidneys to her friend, Dewayne Dunning. A doctor at UT Southwestern in Dallas talks about the advantages of having a living organ donor for such transplants.