Ask The Expert: Dr. Ruth Berggren Warns Of July 4th Celebrations Amid Pandemic

July 2, 2020

By Kathleen Creedon As SA reaches another new record of CV-19 cases, Dr. Ruth Berggren discusses the crisis and July 4th weekend Texas Public Radio’s ‘The Source’. This week, Dr. Ruth Berggren cautioned about celebrating Independence Day in big crowds. Mayor Ron Nirenberg has not closed municipal parks for the upcoming holiday weekend. Dr. Berggren […]

At-home workouts during quarantine

June 17, 2020

Since many of us are staying home during the pandemic, we may be missing out on the daily movement that keeps us active and healthy. Sitting for a prolonged period of time can cause some neck and back pain, and if a person is sedentary, it may cause some strength and mobility issues in the […]

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Street Dentistry at Haven for Hope

May 11, 2020

Some people have a job. Others, like Vidal G. Balderas, D.D.S., M.P.H., have a calling and a passion. “I’ve always wanted to improve people’s lives,” said Dr. Balderas, a professor at UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry. “And with dentistry, I have the opportunity to do that, while still having time to go on […]


Autism’s impact on individuals and families

April 13, 2020

It’s likely that someone you know has autism. April is Autism Awareness Month and recognition of this disorder is very important because it impacts one out of 68 people and their families. Autism is a developmental behaviorally-defined syndrome. Children and adults with autism struggle with social skills, communication and repetitive behaviors/interests. Hye Young Lee, Ph.D., […]

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Dr. Miller: A leader in medicine around the world

March 20, 2020

Mark Miller, M.D., D.M.D., clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, exemplifies what it means to be a community leader on a daily basis. With an accomplished military background in the U.S. Army Reserve, Dr. Miller has had the opportunity to travel the world in pursuit of providing children with life-changing […]

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Can Ashtanga Yoga Help With Substance Use Disorder?

January 16, 2020

Shaun has been exposed to a variety of people who’ve had their lives ruined by substance abuse, which led him to pursue research for his MPH thesis on how Ashtanga yoga can help those who are struggling.

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