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Early prevention for tooth decay
Clinical Care Spotlight: Preventing tooth decay

In this KENS 5 Medical Minute, Maria Jose Cervantes Mendez, DDS, MS, explains why tooth decay is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases and how to maintain your child’s dental care routine throughout the year.

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Drug study
Clinical trial seeks drug study participants

UT Health San Antonio researchers are seeking healthy men between the ages of 70 and 95 to study the effects Ramamycin (an FDA-approved medication) has on heart function, heart muscle stiffening and circulation. Qualified participants will receive compensation. 

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Everything it takes


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. See how we’re changing lives and find a provider.  

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Events »
Aug. 13: Walk with a Doc

San Antonio residents of all ages are welcome to lace up their walking shoes this Saturday and join Richel Avery, MD, of UT Health Physicians, for the Walk with a Doc event that takes place the second Saturday of each month.  

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Nov. 3: Inaugural Symposium on Host-Microbiome Interactions

Save the date! UT Health San Antonio’s Center for Mucosal and Microbiome Biology welcomes researchers, health care professionals and students throughout the region to explore the latest discoveries in host-microbiome interactions and oral-gut-brain axis research. To register, learn more about the event or apply for membership, go here.

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In the News »
KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio specialist on the spread of Monkeypox

Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, answered questions for this live interview segment.

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KENS 5: Monkeypox is spreading, and here’s how it’s being transmitted

Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for this article.

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NPR: Millions of Americans have long COVID. Many of them are no longer working

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, professor of rehabilitation medicine, was interviewed and quoted in this piece.

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KSAT 12: TRUST INDEX: Which expiration date should you use on the COVID-19 home tests?

Fred Campbell, MD, Department of Medicine, was interviewed for this story.

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