Robert N. Strominger, MD, board-certified otolaryngologist at UT Health East Texas Ear, Nose and Throat Center discusses common pediatric ear and throat disorders.Watch Video »
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common chronic sleep disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of complete or partial upper airway obstruction during sleep. This obstruction often is not perceived while we sleep, but results in oxygen desaturation (low oxygen), sleep fragmentation (interrupted sleep) and daytime sleepiness or non-restorative sleep.¹ Men with OSA also are more prone to suffering from associated complications like low libido,...Read More »
June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and a great time to shed light on factors that can lead to hearing loss and signs that hearing aids are needed.
Job occupation can be a significant reason for hearing loss. Occupations such as firefighters, police officers, construction...Read More »
Hishaam Ismael, MD is a General and Hepatobiliary surgery at UT Health East Texas Physicians.Watch Video »
Tyler, Texas (June 14, 2021) — Estefania “Stef” Olivares, RN, with UT Health Tyler, recently was selected as a DAISY Award winner.
“I am pleased to recognize Stef as a DAISY Award recipient,” UT Health Tyler Chief Nursing Officer Christy Escandon said. “She is an extraordinary nurse who works tirelessly while maintaining a cheerful, kind attitude. She is very deserving of this recognition.”
Nurses may be nominated by patients, families and colleagues, and the award recipient is chosen by a committee at UT Health East Texas. Olivares received a formal nomination from...Read More »
Michael Galbraith, DO, Sports Medicine Physician at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Patriot Drive.Watch Video »
Tyler, Texas (June 11, 2021) — Janice Reid was just coming onto her shift as a nursing assistant when she saw the harp in the second floor skywalk of UT Health Tyler.
“I’ve waited all my life for this, to get close to this instrument,” Reid said as she captured video on her phone. “I have always been fascinated with this instrument since I was a small child, the looks, the sound, everything about it. It made my day, it created a sense of serenity and peace and joy and fulfillment.”
From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, East Texas Symphony Orchestra musician Janel Hector...Read More »
Having high blood sugar over months and years can damage your blood vessels and nerves, leading to heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease and foot problems. Another complication of diabetes - which affects about 50 percent of men with diabetes - is impotence. Physical, hormonal and emotional factors contribute to impotence, also called erectile dysfunction.
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