Obstetrics and Gynecology

Express-News: Space out births for health of moms and babies

September 18, 2017
 

Maternal mortality is rising in the U.S., an indicated 26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015 as compared to declining rates in other developed nations, which ranged from as low as 3.8 in Finland to 9.2 in the United Kingdom. Read the full story at the Express-News

Read more

News 4: Federal funding cuts impact local teen pregnancy prevention programs

June 25, 2017
 

Federal funding cuts blindside a local teen pregnancy prevention program Watch the full story at NEWS 4

Read more

Express-News: Trump administration ends teen pregnancy prevention programs prematurely

June 25, 2017
 

Local experts are alarmed over a recent decision by the Trump administration to prematurely end funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs based in San Antonio and around the nation, a move that could erode ongoing declines in Texas’ and Bexar County’s notoriously high teen pregnancy rate, they said. Read the full story at the Express-News

Read more

Express-News: As mosquito season begins, experts answer common Zika questions

May 15, 2017
 

Valeria Lerma remembers first hearing about the Zika virus in late 2015, shortly after the birth of her daughter, now 18 months old. Read the full story at the Express-News

Read more

Texas Public Radio: An Alarming Number Of Texas Women Die From Pregnancy-Related Complications

April 12, 2017
 

It’s a startling statistic that doctors in Texas are concerned about. The maternal mortality rate has doubled in the last four years, “It’s appalling,” said Dr. Patrick Ramsey with UT Health San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

Read more

Erase Cancer

UT Health San Antonio to begin gynecologic cancer group April 19

March 24, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio™ is initiating a monthly group for women with gynecologic cancers. The meetings will be held 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning April 19. The group will meet at the Medical Arts & Research Center, 8300 Floyd Curl Dr., in Conference Room B on the first floor.

Read more