Take simple steps to be safe

June 22, 2016

At all times of the year, older adults should take simple steps to be safe, recommit to eating healthy and exercise at whatever level they can, said Neela K. Patel, M.D., who cares for patients of UT Medicine Senior Health, part of the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Neela K. Patel, M.D.


South Texas, the hotbed of skin cancer

June 22, 2016

South Texas is called the hotbed of skin cancer for a reason. In June, there are nearly 280 hours of sunshine, and a peak of 308 in August.

Cancer on computer tablet


Beware of those diet sodas

June 22, 2016

You could search all day in Sharon Fowler’s kitchen and pantry and there’s one thing you’d never, ever find: diet soda.