Public Health Week observed in city, county proclamations

April 6, 2023

The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio is a “COVID-19 pandemic baby” coming into its own as the pandemic’s tail end “brings to the fore additional public health challenges such as mental health crises and economic hardships,” the school’s founding dean said to the San Antonio City Council.

When should babies take their first independent steps?

April 5, 2023

By Elizabeth Reed Hanson, MD, associate professor, Pediatrics, associate program director, Pediatric Residency Program Walking is a significant milestone in a child’s life, setting them on a course toward independence. As parents look forward to this special moment, they want to know when they can expect their child’s first independent steps. The short answer is […]

Spring is a great time to consider growing foods that help reduce cancer risk

March 17, 2023

  By Taryn Celeste Prado, MDS, RD, LD, clinical dietitian, Oncology Nutrition According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, eating a primarily plant-based diet is linked to a reduction in the risk of several types of cancers. By incorporating more vegetables, whole grains and plant-based foods into your diet and making sure that at […]