Health

Child with asthma

Summer’s not the time to take a break from asthma, diabetes care

June 27, 2016

During the summer months, various factors may result in ED visits by asthmatics and diabetics, said Rosemarie Ramos, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center.



Dr. John R. Floyd II

Express-News: San Antonio continues to make medical breakthroughs

June 27, 2016

San Antonio’s health care providers continue making therapeutic advancements and breakthroughs for patients in a city known for medical innovation.



Neela K. Patel, M.D.

Take simple steps to be safe

June 22, 2016

At all times of the year, older adults should take simple steps to be safe, recommit to eating healthy and exercise at whatever level they can, said Neela K. Patel, M.D., who cares for patients of UT Medicine Senior Health, part of the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.




South Texas, the hotbed of skin cancer

June 22, 2016

South Texas is called the hotbed of skin cancer for a reason. In June, there are nearly 280 hours of sunshine, and a peak of 308 in August.




Beware of those diet sodas

June 22, 2016

You could search all day in Sharon Fowler’s kitchen and pantry and there’s one thing you’d never, ever find: diet soda.




Cancer Moonshot Summit to be held June 29 at CTRC

June 15, 2016

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio will host the Cancer Moonshot Summit from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29.