Pain Medicine News: Studies of Western diet show ‘We are what we eat’ can prove painful

September 24, 2021
 

This Pain Medicine News article highlights a groundbreaking paper authored by a team led by UT Health San Antonio that shows that a typical Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity. Read story page 1 Read story page 2 Read story page 3


Texas Public Radio: Worst COVID surge may be ahead, top San Antonio doctor warns

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, spoke with Texas Public Radio listeners about the potential for a COVID-19 surge this winter that could be worse than last winter, the factors that could contribute to the surge and the importance of the community getting vaccinated. Listen here 


Fox 29: What’s next in the COVID-19 pandemic

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, discussed the urgency of getting people vaccinated ahead of the possible COVID-19 winter surge during this live interview on Fox 29. Watch story


Yahoo! Finance: UT Health Science Center San Antonio, UT Rio Grande Valley selected as NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

September 24, 2021
 

This Yahoo! Finance article is about UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, working in close collaboration, being announced as a new National Institute on Aging-designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Read story


KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr. Ruth Berggren on COVID-19 booster shots

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Ethics and Humanities, discussed the latest developments regarding COVID-19 booster shots in this weekly KSAT 12 Q&A. Watch story


KSAT 12: San Antonio doctors concerned after some teens with COVID-19 experiencing severe blood clots

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Ted Wu, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KSAT 12 story. Watch story