In this News 4 segment, Dr. Sara Espinoza, Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine, explained the clinical trial PREVENTABLE, an NIH-funded study of the Barshop Institute. The study will investigate whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called Lipitor®, can help adults age 75 and older maintain health by preventing dementia, disability […]
UT Health San Antonio is expanding its health care footprint with the opening of UT Health De Zavala, a new multispecialty health facility near I-10 and 1604.
This Saturday only: Limited number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for UT Health San Antonio family membersApril 6, 2021
Sign your eligible family members up to receive their COVID-19 vaccine from UT Health San Antonio. There are a limited number of vaccine appointments available for this Saturday’s vaccine clinic (April 10, 7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.). Anyone 16 years of age or older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Sign up here.
UT Health San Antonio to build major outpatient facility, expanding leading-edge care to fast-growing communityApril 6, 2021
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, known as UT Health San Antonio, will build a major community outpatient center on the Park West Campus of The University of Texas at San Antonio, bringing much-needed primary and specialty care, and surgical services, to that area’s growing population.
San Antonio Express-News: Pandemic anniversary anxiety is real. A San Antonio doctor shares how to cope.April 5, 2021
Dr. Don McGeary, Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, speaks about pandemic anniversary-induced anxieties as people look back at the year we’ve endured and explains that these feelings are very real and normal reactions to trauma. Read the story.
KENS 5: Despite optimism from vaccine manufacturers, San Antonio doctor recommends parents hold off on immunizing childrenApril 5, 2021
Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, suggests to KENS 5 audiences that parents of young children should wait until more studies yield data that at least one of the vaccines is safe for them. Watch the story.