KSAT 12: Got the hiccups? SA doctor invents weird-shaped straw that may just cure them

November 9, 2021

Dr. Ali Seifi, Neurosurgery, was interviewed for this KSAT 12 story about his invention to stop hiccups called the Hiccaway. Watch story

Fox 29: ‘I would not make that mistake’: Still recovering from COVID, Cleto encourages vaccination

November 9, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, stressed the importance of the COVID-19 vaccination in this Fox 29 story. Watch story

KENS 5: ‘The biggest game changer in my life’ | Simple snoring cure giving people the gift of sleep

November 9, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed for this KENS 5 story. Watch story

San Antonio Express-News: 9 surprising things invented in San Antonio, like ice cream soda, Fritos and the personal computer

November 8, 2021

Inventions mentioned in this San Antonio Express-News article include the world’s first coronary stent invented by Dr. Julio Palmaz, at the time a professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read story

San Antonio Express-News: ‘A dynamo’: UT Health San Antonio’s Dr. Barbara Taylor switched from focusing on HIV research to battling COVID

November 8, 2021

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is the subject of this “San Antonio Lights” profile in the San Antonio Express-News. Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of infectious diseases, and Dr. Joshua Hanson, associate dean for student affairs in the Long School of Medicine, are quoted. Read story 

From the Chief Medical Officer: Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines now available

November 5, 2021

UT Health San Antonio offers COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. Convenient appointments can be scheduled online for both children and adults.