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  • HPV vaccine helps prevent cancer
    August 06, 2019

    The HPV vaccine prevents several cancers, but many Bexar County parents aren’t getting it for their kids.

  • Summer camp comes to children at University Hospital
    July 30, 2019

    On day seven of his stay at University Hospital, 16-year old Daniel Navarro almost forgot he was sick. He pulled on a bright green t-shirt emblazoned with the word “campers” and joined a half dozen other pediatric patients building miniature ice cream trucks with Lego building blocks. As part of the hospital’s two-week Camp University Kids, LEGOLAND Discovery Center brought Master Model Builder Kevin Hintz, mascot Bertie and packets of plastic Lego bricks to camp. Daniel,...

  • Grant to help University Health System in fight to end South Texas’ HIV epidemic
    June 28, 2019

    A federal grant will bolster University Health System’s efforts to end the spread of HIV in Bexar and surrounding counties. The $200,000 grant funds the new campaign, “Stay in the Game: What’s Your Score?”, an outreach effort to connect people living with HIV/AIDS to healthcare. “The virus’ increase is mostly among young people, and it’s very hard to connect them to care,” said Dr. Roberto Villarreal, University Health System’s senior vice...