Health

Texas Public Radio: Petrie Dish: FLUVID: Flattening the flu curve during a coronavirus pandemic

September 9, 2020

Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP, chair of emergency medicine at UT Health San Antonio and University Hospital, discusses how both organizations are preparing for flu season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the podcast


San Antonio Express-News: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]



San Antonio Business Journal names three from UT Health San Antonio as Health Care Heroes

September 4, 2020

Three UT Health San Antonio faculty members have been honored as Health Care Heroes by the San Antonio Business Journal.



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Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.




Caring for athletes is a team sport

August 19, 2020

As student-athletes approach the return of their season, the School of Nursing is stepping up to help with COVID-19 testing.



Mays Cancer Center receives more than $10 million with NCI-Designated Cancer Center renewal

August 18, 2020

This continues the Mays Cancer Center’s legacy as one of only four NCI-designated Cancer Centers in Texas and one of 71 in the U.S.