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Community invited to participate in national health care improvement conference

August 23, 2016
 

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The “Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, 111 E. Pecan, in downtown San Antonio.

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Texas Public Radio: The Source: Spike In Texas’ Maternal Mortality Outpaces U.S.

August 10, 2016
 

Thirty-five Texas women in 100,000 won’t leave the hospital with their newborns. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Texas Public Radio: I’m pregnant. What should I do to protect myself?

August 10, 2016
 

Infection among pregnant women is a concern, since babies born to mothers who were infected with Zika (particularly in the first trimester) are at higher risk of devastating birth defects like microcephaly. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Texas Public Radio: Zika Threat Heightens Stress For Expectant Mothers in South Texas

August 10, 2016
 

The Zika virus has reared its ugly head in Florida, and experts say Texas could be one of the next states with local transmission from biting mosquitoes. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Insect repellent containing DEET best for pregnant women

July 1, 2016
 

As people plan more outdoor activities this summer, some pregnant women may be wondering which insect repellent will protect them the best against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos, whose bites are the primary cause of Zika virus. The virus has caused brain abnormalities in babies developing in the womb.

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Randal Robinson, M.D.

Five misconceptions about fertility treatment

June 28, 2016
 

As a nation, we are starting our families later in life, and most reproductive specialists agree that a woman’s fertility begins to decline by age 30. It is no surprise that our reliance on reproductive health specialists has increased.

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