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Fox 29: Fighting childhood obesity during pandemic

September 20, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live segment on Fox 29 San Antonio (KABB-TV) to raise awareness and discuss ways to prevent childhood obesity, how the pandemic has made it challenging for children to stay healthy and tips for what parents and caregivers can do to help. Watch story


KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr Ruth Berggren discusses COVID-19 booster shots

September 20, 2021

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answered questions about COVID-19 booster shots in this KSAT 12 Q&A segment. Watch story


Alzheimer’s News Today: NIH funds 2 new centers joining Alzheimer’s Research Network

September 17, 2021

UT Health San Antonio’s new designation as an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is mentioned in this story. Read story


San Antonio Express-News: Controversial deworming drug ivermectin part of UT Health San Antonio COVID-19 clinical trial

September 17, 2021

Dr. Tom Patterson, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this San Antonio Express-News story. Read story


News 4: UT Health San Antonio explains how to prevent childhood obesity

September 17, 2021

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live segment on News 4 San Antonio to raise awareness and discuss ways to prevent childhood obesity, other chronic health conditions and diseases that obese children are at higher risk for and shared tips for parents and […]


MSN.com: AHA News: For many Hispanic people, vaccination worries are a matter of trust

September 16, 2021

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, Population Health Sciences, Salud America! and the Institute for Health Promotion Research, is quoted in this article. Read story