Latin Post: More Latino children obese by age 5

January 25, 2016

New research suggested that more Latino kids will become obese by the time they reach 5 years old compared to white children. Some of the identified causative factors include maternal obesity, reduced exclusive breastfeeding and workplace and childcare issues that affect how children eat and engage in physical activity. Read the full story at Latin […]


KTSA Radio: HPV vaccine debate resumes

January 25, 2016

Remember all of the debate over whether or not your kids should be vaccinated against HPV?  That conversation may be starting again, with the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio joining a national call for all children and young adults to get the vaccine. Read full story at KTSA Radio


NowCast SA: Physicians prepare for Zika virus outbreak

January 25, 2016

Although there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus originating in the continental United States, local health care professionals are preparing for potential cases originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local outbreaks in South Texas.  Some cases have already been diagnosed in the United States, including Texas, Hawaii, Illinois, […]