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San Antonio is getting a big boost as a research site for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, the progressive memory-loss conditions afflicting more than one in 100 Texans. Dr. Sudha Seshadri has been named the founding director of UT Health San …
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After near-miraculous cures became possible in the 20th century thanks to the proliferation of antibiotics, the war against deadly microbes seemed over. Today, however, researchers are alarmed by a rise in drug-resistant bacteria. Physicians and patients…
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When the blistering days of summer roll out, so do a host of skin problems. Sunburn, itchy blisters, rashes and bug bites are among the most common hazards lurking in the great outdoors. Especially in South Texas, the summer sun can do a number on skin a…
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Despite efforts to scale back “Obamacare,” consumers who enrolled by Jan. 31 have health insurance for 2017, according to experts. “Yes, all that is still in place,” said Eddy King, owner of Partners Insurance Advisors. “It would be extremely d…
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Strokes are a serious medical emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 800,000 Americans annually suffer a stroke, with about three-quarters classified as first-time occurrences. It’s the fifth-leading U.S. killer …
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Titled “Modern Tribe,” was unveiled June 23 at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital. The event was attended by hospital CEO Greg Seiler, District 1 Councilman Robert Trevińo, District 119 state Rep. Roland Gutierrez and Lo…