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Interdisciplinary care at UT Health San Antonio: Eye care and occupational therapy

July 24, 2020
 

The interdisciplinary approach to care is not as common in the ophthalmology field as one might think. The Lions Low Vision Center of Texas, part of UT Health Physicians, is the only eye care center in San Antonio utilizing an interdisciplinary team, with ophthalmologists, optometrists, and surprisingly, occupational therapists working together to bring the best […]



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Endometriosis: silent suffering brought to light

April 21, 2020
 

Endometriosis was a little-discussed medical condition just a few years ago. But celebrities like Julianne Hough, Lena Dunham and the singer-songwriter Halsey sharing their personal experiences with endometriosis has made it easier for many other women who have secretly dealt with this common health problem to come forward. According to the Office on Women’s Health, […]



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Caring for the caregiver during COVID-19

April 13, 2020
 

Parents, grocery store workers, teachers and everyone in between have had to adjust to a new normal during the current COVID-19 pandemic. No one is exempt from feeling the effects of social distancing and that includes caregivers. Social distancing, while the best public health practice at this time, has some potentially unfortunate consequences to the […]



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Bringing holiday cheer to San Antonio children

December 18, 2019
 

We all have images in our minds of unwrapping presents from under the tree, sipping our hot chocolate (or Abuelita Mexican hot chocolate) and peaceful family time during the holidays. Unfortunately, many children can’t share this vision because they’re celebrating this holiday season in hospital beds instead of their homes. This is where the UT […]



Education is key: Eric Rodriguez’s journey from music store employee to web team

November 27, 2019
 

A San Antonio native from the south side of town, Eric Rodriguez always knew education would be his ticket to progress and thriving in the work he does. Eric’s background includes an array of experience, including musical instrument repair, construction work, military duty and hospitality (to name a few); all jobs that have molded him […]


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Evolution of San Antonio Research Company

October 28, 2019
 

Rochal Industries, a former UT Health San Antonio collaborator, is a small, privately-held research company in San Antonio whose founders invented the first no-sting, liquid bandage in the late 1980s. The firm has released a new wound care product: the Biakos antimicrobial skin and wound cleanser, designed to remove harmful microbes from post-surgical wounds, pressure […]