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It’s “Ask-a-Doctor,” from questions about aphasia and alopecia to COVID and more

Is there a medical question or headline that is leaving you curious – or, worse, worried? Today, it’s your chance to “Ask-a-Doctor.”



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Celebrities have recently brought their medical conditions into the spotlight — from Bruce Willis and aphasia to Jada Pinkett Smith and alopecia.

But what exactly are those conditions?

What should we know about them in order to better understand what they and others are going through, as well as to be aware of these conditions for the sake of our own health?

Today, it's Ask-a-Doctor.

Do you have burning questions about these or other medical conditions?

What about questions about COVID? Allergies? Or even heat-related safety concerns with summer right around the corner?

Our medical expert from UT Health Houston is here to field listeners’ calls and questions.


Dr. Elena Zamora

  • Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UT Health – Houston

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