Long School of Medicine


On streets of injustice, here’s how we drive toward transportation equity for Latinos

October 8, 2020
 

New reports from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio investigate the failure of investing in project-by-project transportation projects, and recommend systemic changes to reverse unfair planning practices that overlook Latino communities.



KTSA: CDC guidelines on COVID-19 transmission

October 8, 2020
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, answered listeners’ questions on KTSA radio’s Jack Riccardi Show, focusing on the CDC’s revised guidelines on how COVID-19 spreads, reassuring the public that rare occurrences of transmission, due to poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces, often involve activities that caused heavier breathing, like singing or exercise, and reminding all […]


KENS 5: UT Health San Antonio doctor talks about the warning signs of throat cancer that Eddie Van Halen died from

October 7, 2020
 

Dr. Jay Ferrell, Otolaryngology, educated viewers about the warning signs of head and neck cancers, who is at risk, and the treatments available after news of the passing of guitar rock icon, Eddie Van Halen, who died of throat cancer at the age of 65. Watch the story.


KVUE TV: ‘Cheers!’ Gov. Abbott tweets more openings on the way. Could bars be next?

October 7, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, advised that it’s important for people to follow safety protocols in restaurants and bars, where people tend to be in close contact and not everyone is wearing a mask at all times. Watch the story.


Flu shots are crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

October 6, 2020
 

Ramon Cancino, MD, MS, FAAFP, director of the Primary Care Center for UT Health Physicians, explains the importance of getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can avoid potentially contracting both the flu and the coronavirus at the same time. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education […]


KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio physician develops device to relieve hiccups

October 6, 2020
 

Dr. Ali Seifi, a neuro-intensive care physician, was featured in a story on KSAT 12’s GMSA at 9 about the device he developed to stop hiccups called HiccAway. Watch the story.