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Additional travel advisories due to coronavirus

March 2, 2020

Read this update about additional travel advisories due to coronavirus.

KENS 5: Steps to take at home and in public to avoid coronavirus

March 2, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell explains how coronavirus can spread and what people should do to prevent getting sick. Watch the interview.

Texas Cavaliers River Parade tickets available (Event has been postponed until November)

March 2, 2020

Fiesta has been postponed until November 5-15 due to coronavirus. Parade ticket sales will resume at a later date.

Texas Standard: How San Antonio is preparing for the possible spread of the coronavirus

March 1, 2020

The Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council is responsible for emergency health care for a 22-county area in South Texas. Read the full story at the Texas Standard

South Texas dementia public event

‘Reasons for Hope’ in the fight against dementia

February 28, 2020

Hundreds of community members listened to several of the world’s leading experts discuss reasons to be hopeful in the fight against dementia at the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference public event.

South Texas dementia public event

‘Reasons for Hope’ summarizes dementia advances, encourages 300

February 28, 2020

Biggs Institute Director Sudha Seshadri, M.D., addresses the audience and panelists.                   “No matter how long it takes, no matter how much it costs, UT Health and I are in this fight until we wi …

Dental clinic for Edgewood ISD

Dental students give second graders something to smile about

February 28, 2020

Hundreds of Edgewood ISD students received free dental care from dental students and residents.

Texas Public Radio: The San Antonio Symphony brings music and memories to those with dementia

February 27, 2020

The San Antonio Symphony performed Hollywood hits for people with dementia and their caregivers, as part of the Memory and Music Program at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Opioid crisis in the United States

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing to administer new Bexar County harm reduction program

February 26, 2020

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 26, 2020) — The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing will administer and support a new harm reduction initiative approved Feb. 11 by Bexar County Commissioners Court. Th …

KENS 5: Doctor helps create first guideline to better sleep for military, veterans

February 26, 2020

The new clinical practice guidelines are based on evidence-based and effective therapies for military personnel and veterans with chronic insomnia disorder and sleep apnea.

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