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KSAT 12: American Academy of Pediatrics recommends face masks for all students, teachers and staff this year

July 22, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, is featured in this KSAT 12 story. Dr. Barton said children 11 and under can’t get the vaccination currently and masking in public and in classrooms can help stop the spread. Watch story

Spectrum News 1: Delta variant highly contagious

July 21, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed live on Spectrum News 1 regarding the delta variant of COVID-19, the fact that it’s the most prevalent and much more transmissible and that the ways to keep the risk low are to be fully …

Becker’s Spine Review: Orthopedic surgeon named head team physician for Texas university’s athletics program

July 21, 2021

K.J. Kenneth-Nwosa, MD, has been named head team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics and assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UT Health San Antonio. Read story

KENS 5: Infectious disease expert answers questions about delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for a live, four-minute segment on KENS 5 TV’s lifestyle show, Great Day SA. He spoke about the delta variant in relation to the U.S. Olympic gymnast who has tested positive and also addressed why …

KENS 5: Coronavirus spreading among South Texas children

July 21, 2021

Dr. Mandie Tibball Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KENS 5 news story about the delta variant and the fact that San Antonio doctors are now treating more children for COVID-19, with the possible result that more kids need to be hospitalized. Watch … Here’s how San Antonio and other Texas metros are holding up against the delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was quoted in this article about the contagious delta variant being a driver of the rise in cases nationwide, including in San Antonio and other Texas metro areas. Read story

KENS 5: CDC says the delta variant is spreading rapidly

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke to KENS 5 news viewers, lending the new sense of urgency with regard to the highly contagious delta variant and the critical importance of getting vaccinated. Watch story

Fox 29: Stay safe in the summer heat

July 19, 2021

Dr. Katherine Bartush, with UT Health Physicians Sports Medicine, was interviewed for a live, three-minute segment on Fox 29 (KABB-TV)’s Midday Show to raise awareness about ways to stay safe in the summer heat. Watch story

San Antonio Express-News: Tomlinson: When it comes to value for money, Texas colleges don’t score well

July 19, 2021

The SmartAsset analysis offers several insights including that science, technology, engineering and math studies, often called the STEM fields, are the most valuable. If you sort Texas schools by salary, rather than best value for money, STEM’s importa …

Texas Monthly: Meanwhile, in Texas: An alligator traveled 400 miles to Padre Island

July 19, 2021

Ali Seifi, MD, Neurosurgery, and his straw-like device to get rid of hiccups are mentioned in this Texas Monthly roundup. Read story

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