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Future Magazine: Kickstarting a cure for hiccups

For years, Ali Seifi could not get the idea of curing hiccups out of his mind. He spent hours daydreaming of air pressure, flow, enervation and throat tissue flaps. Finally, after talking with a patient who had been up all night with hiccups after surgery, Seifi decided to turn his idea into a working prototype.

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Patient Care »
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‘ReCollections’ brings families living with dementia together

“ReCollections — Art Conversation to Stimulate the Mind” is a free, monthly discussion open to the public. The program provides a welcoming environment for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers to connect through artwork.

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Kick off the year by kicking the habit

A commitment to healthy living is a goal many people set as their New Year’s resolution. Quitting tobacco is a top resolution across the U.S. because of its negative impact on a person’s finances, lifestyle and health. Those looking to make a change can schedule an appointment with a primary care provider to learn about resources that may help.

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5 ways to keep your muscles active at work

Creating time to incorporate muscle activity at work is critical for those with desk jobs. Bradley Tragord, PT, DPT, DSc, suggests taking mini breaks each hour to get up, move or change position. He also recommends five exercises that can be done in the office to add physical activity into any daily routine.



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How do we turn discoveries into lifesaving health care? From fighting disease to making research breakthroughs, we do everything it takes to lead the way to develop new therapies and treatments to care for you.

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CNN The Assignment with Audie Cornish: The Long Arc of Long Covid

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, professor and chair, Rehabilitation Medicine, was interviewed for this CNN podcast.

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NBC LX News: How to Survive a Layoff

Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, MD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, was interviewed for this news segment.

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Health Digest: Do You Have Grief Or Depression? An Integrative Physician Weighs In

Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, was quoted in this article.

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KSAT 12: Why were RSV, flu so severe this season? KSAT Explains

Tess Barton, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, was quoted in this story.

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Axios San Antonio: Painful search for children’s Tylenol

Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD,  Pediatrics and Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, is quoted in this article.

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