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Answering your questions about breastfeeding

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

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Doctors from UT Southwestern want to answer your questions about breastfeeding. Join their live chat on Facebook and Twitter on August 5, 2015.

HPV: The infection behind a throat cancer epidemic

HPV: The infection behind a throat cancer epidemic

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HPV, a common sexually transmitted infection, causes throat cancer in young adults. Dr. Sumer explains how a vaccine may be able to curb the epidemic.

Is it OK to use a hot tub during early pregnancy?

Is it OK to use a hot tub during early pregnancy?

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Hot tubs are relaxing but caution is suggested in early pregnancy. Dr. Horsager explains why pregnant women should monitor their hot tub use.

5 signs you’ve chosen the right multivitamin

5 signs you’ve chosen the right multivitamin

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Check these five guidelines before you buy a multivitamin. Learn what a good multivitamin can – and cannot – provide.

Enjoy the sun without danger

Enjoy the sun without danger

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in our country. Many types of skin cancer are curable, but its deadliest form – melanoma - affects more than 73,000 people every year.

Be safe when pampering yourself during pregnancy

Be safe when pampering yourself during pregnancy

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When you’re pregnant, you need to take extra precautions even when pampering yourself. Dr. Shivani Patel discusses the safety of massages, manicures, pedicures, and hair treatments while pregnant.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects young and old

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects young and old

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Anyone of any age can be impacted by an enlarged heart muscle, even athletes in the prime of their careers. Our doctors explain what you need to know about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Cancer clinical trials offer hope...and more

Cancer clinical trials offer hope...and more

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Clinical trials are not just for advanced-stage cancer. UT Southwestern offers clinical trials for patients with newly diagnosed and recurrent cancers.

Zofran for morning sickness: The risks are minimal

Zofran for morning sickness: The risks are minimal

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Zofran® (ondansetron) has made headlines for potentially causing birth defects. Dr. Horsager explains how to effectively manage morning sickness.

Fish oil supplements will not lower your heart attack risk

Fish oil supplements will not lower your heart attack risk

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Fish oil is sold as a heart-healthy supplement, but there is no evidence to suggest it helps prevent a heart attack. Dr. Khera explains.