Health


Spanish texting program to help young adults quit smoking

April 26, 2017

UT Health San Antonio researchers are launching a Spanish version of Quitxt, a free service that sends text messages with culturally tailored support to help young adults in South Texas quit smoking.



Erase Cancer

Support group created for women with gynecologic cancers

March 24, 2017

UT Health San Antonio is initiating a monthly group for women with gynecologic cancers.



Patient & Family Health Library

UT Health launches massive Patient & Family Health Library

March 23, 2017

UT Health San Antonio has launched an online tool that contains a huge amount of high-quality, comprehensive information on health, wellness, diseases and other medical information. The new Patient & Family Health Library contains sections on wellness and prevention, conditions and diseases, a symptom checker, information on various procedures and tests, natural and alternative treatments, […]



News 4: Fake weed getting harder to track

March 22, 2017

Dr. Shawn Varney, from emergency medicine and the South Texas Poison Center, is quoted in the story below about synthetic marijuana. Read the story


KENS 5: ‘Quitxt’ app by UT Health helps South Texas youth quit smoking

March 22, 2017

Young smokers in South Texas are the target for an app developed at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Military Health Institute launches new website

March 3, 2017

The Military Health Institute (MHI), established at UT Health San Antonio in 2014 and led by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), has launched a new website to communicate its mission to internal and external audiences.