A nurse’s journey in the fight against colon cancer
3/9/21 152612 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2021 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System Valerie Gonzales for Colon Cancer awareness month.

A nurse’s journey in the fight against colon cancer

As a licensed vocational nurse supervisor for University Health, Valerie Gonzalez is used to treating adult and pediatric patients at the Southwest Clinic. But recently, she became the patient. Gonzalez…

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Heart health is important for everyone
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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…

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Sleep studies can improve your life
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Sleep studies can improve your life

Snoring is often dismissed as an annoying or unfortunate fluke in your sleep habits. However, it can also be a sign of something much more serious—a sleep disorder. The American…

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How to minimize menopause symptoms
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How to minimize menopause symptoms

Are you having trouble sleeping? Sweating at night? Having hot flashes? If so, you may be experiencing the effects of menopause (which is the natural decline in a woman’s reproductive…

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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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