Cardiovascular Disease

Wellness 360 to launch Green Wellness Program

July 30, 2021

Cooking classes and support from group sessions make a greener, healthier lifestyle possible. The School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinic is introducing a holistic, plant-based approach to wellness with the new Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate. The new program will launch its pilot sessions on Sept. 17 with cohorts from the School of Nursing, and plans […]

News 4: No reports of local teenagers with post-vaccine heart conditions

May 27, 2021

Dr. J.B. Cantey, Pediatrics, contributed to this News 4 San Antonio story on potential side effects (of heart inflammation or myocarditis) in teenagers that could possibly be linked to the COVID-19 vaccine. So far, studies have shown there is no link between the vaccine and heart inflammation, which unfortunately is common in teenagers and young […]

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UT Health San Antonio to open new multispecialty care facility this fall

April 6, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is expanding its health care footprint with the opening of UT Health De Zavala, a new multispecialty health facility near I-10 and 1604.

San Antonio Express-News: New invention by San Antonio scientist could be a ‘game changer’ in lifesaving heart transplants

March 15, 2021

The San Antonio Express-News story is about a medical device called VP.S Encore that was invented by Leon Bunegin, Department of Anesthesiology, for human heart preservation and transport. Read the story.

Voice of America: Here’s what doctors know about how COVID-19 impacts the body

March 9, 2021

Drs. Allen Anderson and Madesh Muniswamy, Cardiology, contributed to this piece in Voice of America about how COVID-19 impacts the body’s vital organs and has long-term effects. Read the story.

KSAT 12: Medina ISD police chief urges others not to gamble with their health after suffering heart attack, dying for 15 minutes

March 1, 2021

Dr. Dawn Hui, Cardiothoracic Surgery, was a part of this very personal and timely story about Medina ISD police chief, Abel Devora, who suffered a massive heart attack one year ago. Dr. Hui was the physician who treated Mr. Devora, and says the chief’s recovery is pretty remarkable. Read and watch the story.