Surviving snake season
A Rattlesnake soaks up the afternoon sun in central Montana

Surviving snake season

If you live in South Texas, it’s a sure bet you’ve got some slithery neighbors. We’re talking snakes — from the harmless garden variety to the venomous kind. And while…

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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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Beyond the battlefield — PTSD can strike anyone
young homeless boy sleeping on the bridge, poverty, city, street

Beyond the battlefield — PTSD can strike anyone

Post-traumatic stress disorder isn’t just a wartime phenomenon. The leading cause, experts say, is motor vehicle accidents — which can happen to anyone. Symptoms, which usually begin within three months…

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