Stories and Insights

So, you think you’re allergic to penicillin?

So, you think you’re allergic to penicillin?

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Recent studies, including one conducted at UT Southwestern, discovered most people who think they are allergic to penicillin are not actually allergic to the drug.

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

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NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

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Having a big baby can complicate things – but it’s difficult to accurately predict weight before birth.

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

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Studies show rising colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Beg discusses how a healthy lifestyle and proper screening can reduce the risk.

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

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Studies show more women are using marijuana while pregnant, without knowing the possible risks to their baby.

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

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Take a look at how we celebrated 28 Days of Heart Health this February and use these videos, articles, and recipes to keep your heart healthy all year long.

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

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Early exposure to peanut products might prevent children from developing peanut allergies.

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

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Use this printable hospital bag checklist to make sure you have everything you need for labor and delivery.

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

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Clinical research allows physicians and scientists to discover new solutions to major health problems, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

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Knowing how to use an automated external defibrillator, or AED, might save the life of someone having a heart attack.