Family Medicine Stories

Need a primary care doctor? UTSW now offers internal medicine experts in Las Colinas

Need a primary care doctor? UTSW now offers internal medicine experts in Las Colinas

 

The UT Southwestern Medical Center at Las Colinas, already known for its full-service obstetrics and gynecology practice, recently added general internal medicine to its list of care offerings, and more specialties are coming soon.

Antibiotics and the breakdown in the patient-doctor relationship

Antibiotics and the breakdown in the patient-doctor relationship

 by 

Fear of superbugs has patients and doctors worried about antibiotics. But Dr. Ventimiglia says the issue begins with patient-doctor communication.

Network of community clinics continues to grow

Network of community clinics continues to grow

 

Over the past five years, UT Southwestern has expanded beyond its main campus in the Southwestern Medical District to locations throughout Dallas – and now Fort Worth, as well.

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

 by 

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

Get more sleep with good sleep hygiene

Get more sleep with good sleep hygiene

 by 

A third of Dallas-Fort Worth residents don’t get enough sleep, putting their health at risk. How a few simple lifestyle changes can get you a few more Zs.

Antibiotics: When you need them and when you don’t

Antibiotics: When you need them and when you don’t

 by 

Research suggests one-third of antibiotics prescriptions may be unnecessary. Why that’s dangerous, and what doctors and patients can do to prevent it.

Added sugars: Sour news for our kids’ hearts

Added sugars: Sour news for our kids’ hearts

 by 

It’s a well-known fact that sugar isn’t great for us. But what it’s doing to kids’ hearts is not only surprising – it’s downright scary.

Who needs the whooping cough vaccine and booster?

Who needs the whooping cough vaccine and booster?

 by 

With cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, on the rise, it’s important to know who is most at risk and when to get a vaccine and the booster.

Clinical centers expand offerings

 

Why do healthy people need physical exams?

Why do healthy people need physical exams?

 by 

Even if you think you’re in perfect health, you need to have an annual physical exam. A UT Southwestern Medical Center doctor explains why skipping your annual physical affects your health.