San Antonio Express-News: In a leopard-print helmet, San Antonio baby competes in pageant, defies stigma

January 4, 2021

Born via emergency cesarean section about two months early, Ily Guckian spent the first months of her life in late 2019 at Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak. At 4 pounds, 8 ounces, her body was too underdeveloped for her to eat and breathe on her own. She spent the majority of the time in an isolette, an enclosed incubator frequently used to protect and facilitate the growth of premature infants.


Express-News: Commentary: Pledging vaccine patience and faith

January 4, 2021

Nearly 80 San Antonio faith leaders are stepping forward in trust and confidence when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines. In this opinion piece,  Dr. Ruth E. Berggren, professor of medicine and director at the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, is mentioned for her family roots in the Jewish and Christian traditions. Read the full […]




KSAT 12: Researchers in San Antonio discover how alcohol limits the ability to pay attention

December 31, 2020

A new study published by researchers at UT Health San Antonio found that alcohol impacts a person’s decision-making under the influence. The work is funded by generous support from the Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation and by grants from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute […]