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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A selfless act for a gravely ill child
4/26/18 103712 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2018 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System University Transplant Center Donate Life Press Conference. Alma Arellano, 1, and her aunt and living donor, Maria Casas; Jennifer Milton, executive director of University Transplant Center; Dr. Naim Alkhouri, head of the Pediatric Liver Disease Program at University Health System, associate professor of medicine at UT Health San Antonio; Dr. Glenn Halff, director of University Transplant Center, professor of transplant surgery at UT Health San Antonio.

A selfless act for a gravely ill child

Six weeks after she was born, Alma Arellano of Brownsville was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a serious liver disorder in which the bile ducts aren’t working properly. Within days, she…

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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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