Body Positivity: Conscious Effort Required

May 8, 2019

It is estimated that nearly 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime, and millions of others will face food and body image issues, causing negative impacts on their health. In recent months, the Student Counseling Center at UT Health San Antonio has brought awareness to eating disorders within the organization’s […]

How the #TheatreCapChallenge is improving patient safety

May 1, 2019

For the past year, the #TheatreCapChallenge has made its way into hospitals across the globe with one simple, yet profound goal: to improve patient safety. In an always-changing hospital environment, it can be difficult to remember everyone’s name and role during surgery. But when every second counts, you can’t afford to waste time trying to […]

4 tips to quit smoking in 2019

April 10, 2019

David Cadena, M.D., family physician at UT Health Verde Hills, shares four tips to help you quit smoking in 2019. Tip one: be gentle.  You may be thinking, ‘I’ve tried that and slipped up. Quitting is impossible.’ Dr. Cadena wants you to not be so hard on yourself. His first and most important tip is, […]

All around care for teens

April 10, 2019

For high school students in San Antonio, an area with one of the highest levels of adult and childhood poverty, health care can be viewed as a luxury. Many of these students have single parents who would need to sacrifice a day’s work to take their child to the doctor. Some are homeless and unsure […]

Making lives better: 7,019 days and counting

April 3, 2019

For the past 19 years, or 7,019 days, there has been at least one constant at UT Health San Antonio: work control coordinator Mike Hamilton has been on the job. Nineteen years ago, Hamilton started his career at UT Health San Antonio as a night janitor, cleaning buildings and setting up facilities. A move to […]

Jingle Bell Rock Challenge!

December 12, 2018

Get into the holiday fun by sending a short clip of you and your department dancing/singing to Jingle Bell Rock. Email your submissions to for your chance to win a pizza party for your department! Want a double chance of winning? Post your moves on social media using the hashtags #JingleBellRockChallenge #UTHealthSA for an extra […]