KSAT 12: San Antonio physician talks about how to prevent, fight child obesity

September 21, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live Leading SA segment on KSAT 12 to raise awareness about National Childhood Obesity Month. She discussed how the pandemic has affected the health of children, what other health issues could develop if your child is considered obese and some simple things parents […]


Fox 29: Fighting childhood obesity during pandemic

September 20, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live segment on Fox 29 San Antonio (KABB-TV) to raise awareness and discuss ways to prevent childhood obesity, how the pandemic has made it challenging for children to stay healthy and tips for what parents and caregivers can do to help. Watch story


News 4: UT Health San Antonio explains how to prevent childhood obesity

September 17, 2021

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live segment on News 4 San Antonio to raise awareness and discuss ways to prevent childhood obesity, other chronic health conditions and diseases that obese children are at higher risk for and shared tips for parents and […]


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 […]




Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain

June 23, 2021

A typical Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper authored by a team led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.