Health

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Triple threat: COVID-19, smoking and mountain cedar pollen

December 18, 2020

“We face a triple threat: Infection by two respiratory viruses, inflammation by tobacco smoke, plus a major allergen,” said Claudia S. Miller, MD, MS, a professor emeritus and environmental health expert. “Lungs, and their owners, can only take so much.”




‘Hope in a vial’: COVID-19 vaccinations begin at UT Health San Antonio

December 16, 2020

UT Health San Antonio made history when the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was administered to the university’s front-line health care workers, physicians, nurses and students.



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UT Health San Antonio leads the way in local health care economic impact

November 24, 2020

With a total workforce of 7,100, an operating budget of nearly $1 billion and missions of teaching, research and patient care, UT Health San Antonio is viewed as the catalyst for the local health care industry.




Safely celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.




Give thanks safely

November 18, 2020

A safer Thanksgiving doesn’t mean a nonexistent one. The safest, almost no-risk Thanksgiving is a celebration with members of your household only.



UT Health physicians make list of top doctors for women

November 16, 2020

San Antonio Magazine has released its list of “San Antonio’s Top Doctors for Women” and 33 of the 82 doctors and specialists featured are with UT Health Physicians and the Mays Cancer Center.