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UT Health San Antonio faculty perform during Musical Bridges Around the World’s annual fundraiser

September 3, 2020

D’s on Keys is the main annual fundraising event of Musical Bridges Around the World (MBAW). Francisco Cigarroa, MD, and Alexander Papanastassiou, MD will be performing during the virtual event.

Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.

News 4: ER doctor says to get the flu shot, may be hard to distinguish from COVID-19

September 3, 2020

Dr. Ralph Riviello, Emergency Medicine, tells the audience of News 4 San Antonio to keep a close eye on safety when it comes to high school football season and returning to in-person classes in schools, as well as to get the flu shot. Read and watch the story.  

News 4: Doctors, school administrators urging flu shots amid COVID pandemic

September 3, 2020

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, speaks to News 4 San Antonio saying that while social distancing, mask-wearing and hand washing may help, vaccines will be vital this year and are the best line of defense against the flu. Read the story.

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: Could upgrades to HVAC systems help businesses prevent the spread of COVID-19?

September 2, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, continued in his service of answering listeners’ COVID-19 questions on Texas Standard, a radio program produced in the state capital in collaboration with Texas Public Radio San Antonio, KUT Austin, KERA North Texas and Houston Public Media. Read and listen to the Q&A. 

News 4: New form of PTSD therapy could be game changer for military couples

August 31, 2020

This story highlights the new Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP) research study that’s part of Dr. Alan Peterson’s PTSD research group. The newly published study was conducted with veterans and military members in Central and South Texas. The study shows that condensing months of weekly therapy into one weekend could help improve patient, partner and […]