Health


Project YES offers free, confidential, online mental health resources to teens

May 7, 2021

Teens across San Antonio and South Texas can improve their mental health while helping others through an online program introduced this spring. Project YES (Youth Empowerment & Support) is an innovative approach to helping adolescents address common mental health issues. The program has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, decrease hopelessness and boost a […]



Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, answers questions about stroke rehabilitation

May 7, 2021

May is National Stroke Awareness Month — the perfect time to remind us of the ways to detect a stroke.



Diabetes treatment

San Antonio partners pioneer surgery aimed at reversing Type 2 diabetes

April 23, 2021

The goal of the novel procedure is to improve the patients’ health and minimize or reverse the adverse health effects of their Type 2 diabetes.




COVID-19 vaccines are available at UT Health San Antonio

April 20, 2021

Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are available to everyone 16 years and older, with priority given to those 80 years and older.




UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 9, 2021

The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily Q. Dong, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, is testing whether there is a genetic marker of early insulin resistance in youth that could be controlled, thereby preventing obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes. Currently, most studies and treatment focus on adults, and pediatric anti-obesity drugs have limited effect.




UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 9, 2021

Efforts include the site of a new medical care facility for San Antonians and a comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.