Fever 101
Close-up thermometer. Mother measuring temperature of her ill kid. Sick child with high fever laying in bed and mother holding thermometer. Hand on forehead.

Fever 101

Fever. It’s often the first thing we check our kids for when they feel sick. But how to treat that fever — and when to worry about it — isn’t…

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Schooling adults on the best ways to lose weight and stay healthy
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Schooling adults on the best ways to lose weight and stay healthy

For more than 20 years, a bilingual school health program known as Bienestar, the brainchild of Dr. Roberto Trevino, has been teaching elementary and middle school students throughout San Antonio…

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Burn hazards are everywhere. Here’s how to keep your kids out of the emergency room
Young Girl Risking Accident With Pan In Brightly Lit Kitchen

Burn hazards are everywhere. Here’s how to keep your kids out of the emergency room

University Health System’s pediatric burn program treats more than 300 kids a year from throughout South Texas with painful burns. And during National Burn Awareness Week, our injury prevention team…

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Heeding the signs of heart disease
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Heeding the signs of heart disease

Heart disease kills one out of every four people who die in the United States each year. Many of those deaths can be prevented, and during American Heart Month — observed throughout February each…

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Your aching back
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Your aching back

Your back. It’s important for almost every movement you make throughout the day. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize that fact of anatomy until something goes wrong and they suffer a back…

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