News 4: Local doctors preparing for Zika virus outbreak

January 25, 2016

The World Health Organization issued a new warning about the Zika virus Thursday, saying it’s now “spreading explosively” though the western hemisphere and putting millions at risk. Watch video clip at News 4


WOAI Radio: Local doctors prepping for Zika virus

January 25, 2016

Even though no locally originated cases of the scary Zika Virus have been found in Texas, local doctors are rapidly ramping up to treat Zika when it does arrive, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Read the full story at WOAI Radio




KTSA Radio: Zika warning for pregnant women

January 25, 2016

A virus that’s impacting expecting moms is causing concern in the health care community.  Dr. Patrick Ramsey at UT Medicine says the Zika virus is spread through insect bites and is showing up in people who have recently traveled outside the United States. Read the full story at KTSA Radio


San Antonio Express-News: Obstacles keep pregnant women from prenatal care

January 19, 2016

Certain groups of women are less likely to get early prenatal care: Poor, black, Hispanic, unmarried, lacking a high-school diploma and teens. A major factor is whether the pregnancy is unplanned. And the patchwork nature of health coverage in the United States means coverage can be a major hurdle for the uninsured. Read the full […]

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