Health


CJ’s gift: How a doctor couple saved their baby’s life and gained valuable perspective on patient care

July 19, 2021

A day after baby CJ’s heart stopped, twice, his parents were presented grim options including a future for him hooked to machines or in end-of-life hospice care. Something kept them going, a feeling that they were better prepared than most for months of continuing treatment and life-and-death decisions.



School of Health Professions: Helping people breathe, move, communicate and live better

July 9, 2021

A new video demonstrates how the School of Health Professions prepares students to make a difference in their future professions. “Our students take their outstanding educational and hands-on experiences and use them to do amazing things—to help people breathe better, move better, communicate better and live better,” said School of Health Professions Dean David Shelledy, […]


KENS 5 Medical Minute: Erectile dysfunction: What you should know

July 5, 2021

Dr. Alexander Rozanski, Urologist with UT Health Physicians, talks about erectile dysfunction and treatment options in this KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video



First-in-city proton therapy center to provide alternative to radiation treatment for cancer

June 25, 2021

UT Health San Antonio and Proton International LLC are partnering to build a proton therapy center to provide an advanced alternative to conventional radiation treatment for cancer.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 fog: What you should know

June 23, 2021

In this KENS5 Medical Minute, Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, professor and chair in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, talks about COVID-19 brain fog, concerning symptoms and rehabilitation strategies that can help. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. For more information about COVID-19 brain fog and rehabilitation, call […]



Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain

June 23, 2021

A typical Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper authored by a team led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.