Heart health is important for everyone

Heart disease is responsible for about a quarter of all deaths in the United States each year. That’s around 655,000 people annually, or one death every 36 seconds. Heart disease is a broad term that describes a variety of diseases that all have one thing in common: they affect the functioning of the heart. This

Heart health is important for everyone
Keeping yourself safe and healthy during cold weather

Living in South Texas, San Antonians don’t have a lot of experience with cold weather safety. When sidewalks get icy or you have no choice but to work outside in freezing temperatures, it’s important to understand your risk for injury in order to prevent it. Equally important is knowing how to keep yourself safe and

Keeping yourself safe and healthy during cold weather
The Healthy Plate: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

These scrumptious buffalo cauliflower bites are the perfect healthy alternative to deep fried buffalo wings. They’re also packed with dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. As an added benefit, cruciferous and dark, leafy green vegetables such as cauliflower, spinach, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, collards and kale contain phytonutrients, which may help protect against cancer.  Preparation time: 10

The Healthy Plate: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
If you’re pregnant, get your COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out in limited supply. In Texas, if you’re pregnant, you are eligible to get your COVID-19 vaccination. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, you’re part of Phase 1B, which also includes people 65 and older and those with conditions that put you at higher risk of serious complications

If you’re pregnant, get your COVID-19 vaccine
COVID-19 Update: Vaccines arrive, bringing new questions

 As the COVID-19 vaccine starts becoming more available, University Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bryan Alsip answers a new set of frequently asked questions about how it works, how long it lasts, and when we can take off our masks (not quite yet). How much protection does a first shot give? How soon do

COVID-19 Update: Vaccines arrive, bringing new questions
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