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News 4: Local doctor says peak of flu season causing delays with flu test results

January 1, 2017

Flu season is here and on the rise according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Watch the full story at News 4

Local Community News: Good medicine for all

January 1, 2017

Interesting that two of this city’s biggest economic generators are the military medical establishment and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the full story at Local Community News  

Express-News: San Antonio is rich — in selfless philanthropists

January 1, 2017

Last week I mentioned that one of the many strengths of San Antonio is a new level of philanthropy. Read the full story at the Express-News

Rivard Report: Rivard Report Seeks Community & Public Health Reporter

January 1, 2017

Editors at the nonprofit Rivard Report are seeking a journalist to cover community and public health, including delivery of health care services in San Antonio and the surrounding counties and their impact on communities and individuals. Read the full …

News 4: Prediabetes study recruiting patients in SA

December 30, 2016

Diabetes is a major health concern here in San Antonio. There’s now a new study underway to help in the fight against the disease Watch the full story at News 4

Monthly Prescribing Reference: Researchers link biomarker to insulin sensitivity, independent of CRP

December 30, 2016

N-acetylglucosamine/galacosamine (GlycA) is associated with insulin sensitivity, independent of C-reactive protein (CRP), according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.   Read the full story at Monthly Prescribing Reference

Express-News: The toll of low wages and little education

December 30, 2016

Dana and Frank Simental sat around the table with two of their three kids on a fall evening in 2015, enjoying a McDonald’s dinner of chicken nuggets. Read the full story at the Express-News

Health Day News: Adipose Tissue Insulin Resistance Up in Obese-NGT, IGT, T2DM

December 30, 2016

Resistance to the antilipolytic effect of insulin (Adipo-IR) is increased in obese individuals with normal glucose tolerance (NGT), and in those with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes (T2DM), according to a study published online Jan …

Texas Public Radio: MD Anderson Layoffs Should Not Impact SA Partnership

December 25, 2016

Texas cancer giant MD Anderson Cancer Center of Houston is cutting 800 to 900 jobs. Read the full story at Texas PublicRadio

Refugee health clinic

NPR: In Texas, students help provide health care for refugees

December 22, 2016

Each Wednesday at St. Francis Episcopal Church on the north side of San Antonio, dozens of refugees from all over the world come for free care at the Refugee Health Clinic.

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