Stories and Insights

Bleeding after menopause: It’s not normal

Bleeding after menopause: It’s not normal

 

Postmenopausal bleeding is never normal and may in fact be an early symptom of endometrial cancer, says UT Southwestern gynecologic cancer specialist Matthew Carlson, M.D.

Ready to seize the day

Ready to seize the day

 

Last summer, Trevor Williams had surgery to treat his epilepsy. Two months later, “everything changed,” he says.

Is coffee good for you?

Is coffee good for you?

 

UTSW Chief of Cardiology Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D., breaks down coffee’s potentially heart-healthy, immunoprotective properties. (There is, of course, a caveat.)

Celebrating Mother’s Day with two sets of twins: Christine’s story

Celebrating Mother’s Day with two sets of twins: Christine’s story

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Doctors thought Christine Wright might never be able to have children. Now, she is the proud mother of two sets of twins. Read her inspiring story to start Mother’s Day celebrations off right!

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

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A new clinical trial aims to figure out which aspirin dosage is most effective and safest for patients with heart disease.

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

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Know the signs of a stroke and act FAST to save a life.

Finding solutions for uncontrolled seizures

Finding solutions for uncontrolled seizures

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Finding a successful treatment for uncontrolled seizures starts with accurate diagnosis. Dr. Perven explains how we find the source of seizures.

What women need to know about thyroid conditions

What women need to know about thyroid conditions

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What women should know about thyroid disease symptoms, how thyroid problems affect family planning, and how to take thyroid medication correctly.

Nitrous oxide for labor: Seriously, don’t laugh before you read this

Nitrous oxide for labor: Seriously, don’t laugh before you read this

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Nitrous oxide, popularly known as “laughing gas,” used to be commonly used by women during labor. Now, the gas is making a comeback.

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

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Doctors aren’t immune to letting life get in the way of staying physically active. Dr. Levine discusses how he works exercise into his daily routine.