Health

KSAT 12: Haven for Hope donates school essentials to children in need

August 10, 2016

Families are getting ready to send their children off to school and it’s no different for those living at Haven for Hope. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


Physical Therapy clinic

Student-run physical therapy clinic offers hope to homeless

July 28, 2016

Once a month, students from the School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy (PT) offer a bit of hope to the homeless of San Antonio.



Rudy Rudy Gomez, Warriors for Health

Warriors for Health

July 26, 2016

They were medical specialists and transport pilots in some of the world’s most hostile regions. They defended the nation in the cyber realm, and faced their own mortality multiple times a day as explosions erupted around them.

Today their service is of a different kind.




CTRC offering free skin cancer screening

July 18, 2016

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center is offering free skin cancer screenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the CTRC, 7979 Wurzbach Road. The CTRC is part of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.



obesity, weight loss

Bariatric surgery combats obesity

July 15, 2016

Obesity is recognized as a global health crisis, especially in San Antonio where 65 percent of adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.



mosquito

Pregnant? Use DEET to repel pesky mosquitoes

July 5, 2016

As people plan more outdoor activities this summer, some pregnant women may be wondering which insect repellent will protect them best. This year’s concern is Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos, whose bites have the potential to transmit Zika virus. The virus has caused brain abnormalities in babies developing in the womb. According to Patrick Ramsey, M.D., M.S.P.H., staying inside; getting […]