Safely celebrating the holidays
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Safely celebrating the holidays

For many people, the winter holidays are a time of joy, celebration and connection with loved ones. However, this holiday season is going to look different due to the COVID-19…

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Pneumonia should be taken seriously and treated quickly
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Pneumonia should be taken seriously and treated quickly

We’re facing an uptick of COVID-19 cases while heading into the heart of flu season. As a result, pulmonologists will likely be treating a higher number of patients with pneumonia…

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A nurse tells his story to urge early diagnoses of colon cancer
10/23/20 095253 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2020 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System Rufo Soto, RN, a nurse on 9 ACU at University Hospital was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2018. Soto has been through several rounds of treatment since his diagnosis and is eager to make others aware of the need for early detection and screening for the disease.

A nurse tells his story to urge early diagnoses of colon cancer

The death of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 felt personal for Rufo Soto. Like Boseman, the transplant nurse at University Hospital was diagnosed with colon cancer before the age…

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Ten nutrition tips to improve your health today
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Ten nutrition tips to improve your health today

Being stuck inside and changing normal routines has many people focused on their health and weight management. If you put on a few pounds during the pandemic, don’t worry—you aren’t…

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A pandemic Halloween is different, but it can still be fun
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A pandemic Halloween is different, but it can still be fun

Kids and many adults look forward to Halloween all year. Spooky decorations, mounds of free treats, dance parties and dressing up in a terrifying or hilarious costume—what’s not to love?…

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