50 or older? Schedule a colonoscopy
08/29/2014 115441 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2014 Mark C. Greenberg Advanced Endoscopy at University Hospital

50 or older? Schedule a colonoscopy

William Huth, a 39-year-father of three, had been suffering stomach pains, but resisted seeing a doctor about it for two years. “I would have probably not been on this earth…

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Finding hepatitis C
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Finding hepatitis C

All Baby Boomers should be screened for hepatitis C, according to federal recommendations. That’s because an estimated three-quarters of infections are in people born between 1945 and 1965, and most…

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Simple test saving newborns

A beautiful newborn baby — by all appearances perfectly healthy — goes home from the hospital in the care of delighted parents. What they don’t know is that within that…

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Sounding the alarm on flu

When the flu virus tried to sneak into San Antonio a couple of flu seasons ago, it was Kathleen Lawless who sounded the alarm. Lawless, manager of Microbiology Services at…

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