Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020
 

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.




Flight surgeon with ties to UT Health San Antonio ready to ‘catch’ SpaceX astronauts

July 28, 2020
 

When astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken splash down somewhere in the Atlantic on Aug. 2, one of the first faces to welcome them back to Earth will be a UT Health San Antonio trained physician — NASA flight surgeon Stephen F. Hart, MD.




Iraq war, pandemic both show need for improved airway devices

July 17, 2020
 

Responding to what he observed in Iraq and is now seeing in coronavirus patients, UT Health San Antonio’s Robert De Lorenzo, MD, is leading a team of researchers in developing a superior breathing tube and an improved suction device to clear airways.



blue face masks

How to avoid skin irritation and acne from masking

June 15, 2020
 

Sandra Osswald, MD, chief of the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine, shares some tips to help protect your skin.



Nursing home residents

Protecting the most vulnerable from COVID-19

June 4, 2020
 

In terms of deaths, no population in the country has been hit harder by COVID-19 than residents and staff of long-term nursing homes.



Doctor holding oxygen over patients in ICU/Emergency Room

Collaborating to produce low-cost ventilators

April 17, 2020
 

This new type of ventilator made of inexpensive, widely available materials can help fill the demand created by the spread of COVID-19.