Obstetrics and Gynecology

Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set for Nov. 5

October 11, 2016

UT Medicine San Antonio is holding its second annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference. The free event is open to women of all ages. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive.

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San Antonio Magazine: Freezing Time Amid Zika

October 5, 2016

Westyn Hinchey has always had a plan. Read the full story at San Antonio Magazine

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Miami Herald: The insecticide, Naled, which was sprayed over an area of Miami-Dade to fight Zika

September 10, 2016

The insecticide, Naled, which was sprayed over an area of Miami-Dade County twice last week and is due to be sprayed again this weekend in an effort to stop the spread of the Zika virus, is a potent neurotoxin that kills adult mosquitoes on contact. Read the full story at the Miami Herald

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Miami New Times: Naled Not Working in Miami Beach, FIU Analysis Shows

September 9, 2016

Dr. Philip Stoddard, a Florida International University biologist and the mayor of South Miami, has released a study that shows that Miami-Dade County’s aerial spraying of naled, a controversial neurotoxic pesticide, is not working to combat the Zika virus in Miami Beach. Read the full story at Miami New Times

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Express-News: State lawmakers troubled by spike in pregnancy-related deaths vow to tackle problem

September 1, 2016

A recent national study that showed a spike in pregnancy-related deaths in Texas in the years that followed drastic funding cuts by Republican lawmakers to women’s health programs in 2011 has caused concern — but so far, no specific promises of a legislative response. Read the full story at the Express-News

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Zika research

Texas Public Radio: Scientists battling Zika in the lab

August 30, 2016

A lab at the Health Science Center conducting important research into the Zika virus.

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