Dr. Barbara Huggins

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  • Pediatric Patient Safety - March 6, 2008
    Pediatric Patient SafetyAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This has never been truer than in the area of medical safety. To highlight National Patient Safety Awareness Week, UT Health Center's Dr. Mom offers a few ideas on how to protect the youngest of patients when they have to be in the hospital....

  • Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) - February 28, 2008
    Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT)Over 35 million Americans suffer from springtime allergies and over half often choose to be miserable. The reason? They don't want to face the pain and inconvenience of getting an allergy shot 2 or 3 times a week. But now there's a more tasteful way to treat allergies. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom has more....

  • Mobile Asthma Clinics - February 21, 2008
    Mobile Asthma ClinicsWhen children with asthma don't get their medicines or regular medical care, they miss school and that means they don't learn. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom reports on the difference it makes in the lives of these children when medical care rolls right up to their school....

  • Allergic Kiss - February 14, 2008
    Allergic KissSerious food allergies send 30,000 people to the emergency room every year and are responsible for 200 deaths. That's 3 times more than those who die from insect stings. But not all food allergies are caused by eating a particular food. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom tells you why a sweet embrace sealed with a kiss can go sour....

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - February 7, 2008
    Carpal Tunnel SyndromeWe depend on our hands for most everything we do when we're awake. If you're experiencing numbness or pain in your fingers, this next story is one that just may help. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom explains....

  • Women & Heart Disease - January 31, 2008
    Women & Heart DiseaseFor decades, death from heart disease has been decreasing due to early detection and better treatment options. But a recent study has found a disturbing trend in a certain group and you'll never guess which one. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom has more....

  • Celiac Disease - January 24, 2008
    Celiac DiseaseCeliac disease affects 1 out of every 133 Americans. Though it can lead to malabsorption and weight loss, it can also masquerade as several other health problems. Before you eat your sandwich for lunch, you may want to hear Dr. Mom's report....

  • Pediatric Sleep Issues - January 17, 2008
    Pediatric Sleep IssuesAs parents, we do a pretty good job of keeping our children fed, and clothed and safe. But one of their basic needs that often gets overlooked is their need for sleep - and plenty of it. UT Health Science Center's Dr. Mom tells us why....

  • Productive Doctor Visits - January 10, 2008
    Productive Doctor VisitsGoing for a visit to your doctor's office is the chance for you to get questions answered. But it can be intimidating. After spending the time for the visit, you may still leave confused and frustrated. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom has some pointers on how to make time with your doctor, time well-spent....

  • Hard Cold Facts - January 3, 2008
    Hard Cold FactsSneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose -- everyone knows the first signs of a cold. And everyone has an opinion about how you get a cold and how you treat a cold. Today, UT Health Center's Dr. Mom reports the cold hard facts about colds....

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