Stories and Insights

Should I bank my baby’s umbilical cord blood?

Should I bank my baby’s umbilical cord blood?

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Should parents bank their children’s umbilical cord blood? A UT Southwestern obstetrician in Dallas explains types of cord blood storage to help you decide.

Mini heart pump makes high-risk stenting safer

Mini heart pump makes high-risk stenting safer

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Dr. Marso explains how the Impella 2.5, a miniature heart pump, makes stent and angioplasty procedures safer.

A new tool in the fight against lung cancer: SBRT

A new tool in the fight against lung cancer: SBRT

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Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) at UT Southwestern in Dallas provides minimally invasive lung cancer treatment in an outpatient setting.

Pregnant? Plan ahead to stay comfortable this summer

Pregnant? Plan ahead to stay comfortable this summer

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Pregnancy changes your body, but it shouldn’t stop you from enjoying summer. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains how to beat the heat and have fun this summer.

Grilling and healthy eating: A few tasty tricks

Grilling and healthy eating: A few tasty tricks

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You can make grilled food healthier by following a few simple tricks, says a UT Southwestern dietitian.

How new treatments seek and destroy lung cancer cells

How new treatments seek and destroy lung cancer cells

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Researchers at UT Southwestern are developing drugs that target lung cancer cell mutations to treat cancer with fewer side effects than traditional methods.

Responsibility and pride: First month of fatherhood full of learning

Responsibility and pride: First month of fatherhood full of learning

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New dad Dr. Nelson shares his story of the first month of fatherhood and offers tips.

Genetics and the heart: Using your family’s past to see into the future

Genetics and the heart: Using your family’s past to see into the future

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Genetic testing reassures a woman she has not inherited her mother’s troublesome heart genes.

8 common myths about colon cancer

8 common myths about colon cancer

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Should women get colonoscopies? What about people who aren’t having symptoms? Our cancer doctors explain.

Goodbye, sleep; Hello, fatherhood: Life as a new dad

Goodbye, sleep; Hello, fatherhood: Life as a new dad

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Dr. Stewart describes the ups and downs of becoming a father for the first time, and how it’s changed his views on healthcare and life.