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UT Health San Antonio, University Health System to develop integrated health delivery system

September 16, 2020
 

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System on Sept. 16 announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create a top-tier integrated health delivery system to improve care throughout Bexar County. The plan considers how the two partnering, yet independent, organizations will work together in a more integrated way to expand […]




COVID-19 makes it even more vital to get your flu shot

September 15, 2020
 

The flu vaccine can reduce symptoms that might be confused with those of COVID-19. In addition, the vaccine can decrease the severity of the illness, reduce hospitalizations and save lives.




Research: How to Achieve a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities

September 15, 2020
 

New research review by Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio describes and proposes recommendations to address three key mechanisms by which people discriminate against people of color and/or justify people being in poverty. By Cliff Despres, Communications, Salud America! Do you notice how much some of your neighbors are suffering? A widening socioeconomic gap, racism […]




Physician develops device to relieve hiccups

September 11, 2020
 

A neuro-intensive care physician at UT Health San Antonio has invented a science-based way to stop hiccups. The device is called HiccAway.




We Can Stop the Spread: COVID-19 makes it even more vital to get your flu shot

September 11, 2020
 

If a virus threatened our state and we had a vaccine to protect us, most of us would get the shot, right? Not if the 2018-2019 flu season is any indication. Last fall/winter, only 47.9% of the Texas population received a flu shot and the U.S. vaccination rate was 49.2%. The COVID-19 pandemic should be […]




HiccAway! UT Health San Antonio physician develops device to relieve hiccups

September 11, 2020
 

A neuro-intensive care physician at UT Health San Antonio has invented a science-based way to stop hiccups. While he was working as an anesthesiologist 20 years ago, Ali Seifi, MD, FACP, FNCS, saw many surgery patients in the recovery room who developed hiccups. The annoying spasming of the diaphragm is even more of a nuisance […]