Austin American-Statesman: ‘They broke down the barriers’: Latinitas honors trailblazing women of color with mosaic portraits

October 8, 2021
 

The legacy of Teresa Lozano Long is being honored in Austin. She is one of six trailblazing women of color to be honored with a mosaic portrait by Latinitas, a nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of girls. Teresa Lozano Long: A breakthrough leader, especially in education and the arts, Long came from a small South […]


KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr. Ruth Berggren talks about how COVID-19 vaccines for children can impact fight against pandemic

October 8, 2021
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, discussed the latest information regarding how COVID-19 vaccines for children could impact the fight against the pandemic and if it’s okay to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines when getting a booster shot in this weekly KSAT 12 Q&A segment. Watch Q&A


CNBC.com: COVID cases dip below 100,000 a day in U.S. as nation faces colder weather and more closed-in spaces

October 8, 2021
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this CNBC.com story and explained the still-high infection rates means that the country is not yet out of the woods, though it’s encouraging that COVID-19 cases aren’t surging. Read story


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: Following COVID-19 precautions also keeps the flu at bay

October 8, 2021
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answered questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and the upcoming flu season in this latest installment of “Ask a Doctor” on Texas Public Radio’s Texas Standard program. Listen here  


Telemundo 60: Skin cancer affecting Hispanic populations

October 7, 2021
 

Dr. Eduardo Adrian Rodriguez, a resident in the Division of Dermatology, appeared on Telemundo to discuss a study suggesting higher susceptibility to skin cancer among Hispanic populations and what precautions to take. Watch story


KSAT 12: Now is the time to get your flu shot

October 7, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, appeared in two interviews with KSAT 12. Dr. Leverence discussed why getting the flu shot is important, if people are able to get their flu shot and COVID-19 booster shot at the same time and the concern about a ‘twindemic’ (flu and COVID-19 viruses) this […]