WOAI Radio: New UT Medicine Facility Opening on Fast Growing I-10 Corridor

January 20, 2016

One of the fastest growing population corridors in the entire state is Interstate 10 between Loop 1604 and Boerne, and today the University of Texas Health Science Center broke ground on a new $19.5 million dollar clinic at Interstate 10 and Ralph Fair Road to bring medical services to the region, News Radio 1200 WOAI. […]


MD News.com: Tailored for their size—pediatric orthopedics at UT Medicine

January 20, 2016

Specialists in Pediatric Orthopedics at UT Medicine San Antonio know, as the age-old medical school wisdom goes, children are not just little adults. The dedicated pediatric practice at UT Medicine San Antonio blends advanced surgical techniques, physical therapy and less invasive treatments with a passion for helping all children. Practicing in San Antonio are four […]

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San Antonio Express-News: Beware of sugary beverages

January 20, 2016

On Wednesday morning, the Bexar Healthy Beverage Coalition launched a campaign to educate the public about health issues linked to sugar-packed drinks and healthy alternatives. The coalition met at the Bexar County Courthouse to reveal data linking sugary beverages to an increase in diabetes, heart disease and obesity rates in the area last year. Read […]

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The Rivard Report: HSC prof comments on cyberbullying, teen suicide

January 19, 2016

The family of 16-year-old David Molak is mourning his death, and thousands of others in the Alamo Heights Independent School District and community are mourning with them, many of whom turned out for Friday morning’s funeral service. Family members blame David’s death, ruled by authorities as a suicide, on Alamo Heights High School cyberbullies who they said […]

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San Antonio Express-News: Obstacles keep pregnant women from prenatal care

January 19, 2016

Certain groups of women are less likely to get early prenatal care: Poor, black, Hispanic, unmarried, lacking a high-school diploma and teens. A major factor is whether the pregnancy is unplanned. And the patchwork nature of health coverage in the United States means coverage can be a major hurdle for the uninsured. Read the full […]

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