Stories and Insights
Dr. Duryea suggests thinking about a “birth plan” as “birth preferences.” How to go about developing them and why communication with your doctor is key.
Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in many public places in Texas. Dr. Wu shares how they can save lives in an emergency.
Learn the risks and benefits of vaginal birth after C-section, who may be a good candidate, and how to increase the chance of a successful VBAC.
Parents may worry kids will lose a competitive edge by not specializing in a sport early. Dr. Coyner talks about why playing multiple sports helps performance and health.
Premature babies benefit the most from breast milk. Learn how we use donor breast milk, and why not to buy it on the internet.
Mammograms to detect heart disease? Dr. Sanghavi explains why she’s excited about how mammography could “fill the gap” in women’s heart care.
Obesity has been linked to yet another type of cancer. Learn more about decreasing the risk and leading a healthier life.
Dr. Zink discusses why newborns need erythromycin in the eyes, a vitamin K shot, and a hepatitis B vaccine right away after birth.
Postpartum depression in dads is real and just as serious as when mothers get it. Learn to recognize the symptoms of paternal postpartum depression.
As an African-American doctor, Curtiss Moore is a rarity. What led him to cardiology, and how can other young black men and women follow a career in medicine?