The risk of opting out
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The risk of opting out

It's a growing trend that worries doctors, educators and public health officials — parents declining to vaccinate their children. Vaccine refusal rates have been on the rise in Texas. The…

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When baby won’t wait

A restaurant bathroom is not the ideal place to deliver a high-risk pregnancy, but Gracelyn Mae wasn’t going to wait. Her parents, Falon and Robert Griffin, were heading to University…

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Don’t get burned!
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Don’t get burned!

It's another sweltering South Texas summer. Step outside and the risk of burns are everywhere — in addition to the everyday burn hazards that lurk inside our homes. University Hospital's level…

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Spot the Tot

So your old pickup or SUV has some miles on it, and it doesn’t have one of those backup cameras that come standard on new vehicles these days. Or maybe your…

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Summer safety tips: Keeping your kids safe in the water this summer
A multi-ethnic group of elementary age children are learning how to swim at the public pool. One little girl is holding onto a kick board and is swimming through the water.

Summer safety tips: Keeping your kids safe in the water this summer

There’s nothing like spending a hot Texas summer day lounging in a pool, lake or river. However, as families head to the water this summer to cool off, it’s important…

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Trick your kids into moving (off the sofa)
6/14/18 102224 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2018 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System Tour of the new Fitness Trail at the San Antonio Zoo, sponsored by University Health System

Trick your kids into moving (off the sofa)

"Mom! I'm bored!" Summer is here, school is out and the kids are probably staring at an electronic device of some sort instead of being active. To remedy that, University Health…

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