San Antonio hospitals, urgent-care clinics, and other health care providers are reporting a dramatic influx of patients with flu-related symptoms.
There have been 2,355 documented flu deaths in Texas since the season began in October 2017, up from 1,155 just two weeks ago.
The funding will be used to establish up to 10 board leadership positions, invest in new drug discovery, and support education and training.
In San Antonio, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, Southwest General, and University Health System are among the 751 hospitals nationwide that will lose 1 percent of their Medicare reimbursements in this fiscal year.
San Antonio residents who have unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs can safely dispose of them Saturday as part of MedDropSA.
Positive results proved true whether the treatment was delivered in its traditional format or in a newly tested, intensive format.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, Southwest General, and University Health System are set to lose 1 percent of Medicare payments over the 2018 federal fiscal year.
Cancer rates have been on a consistent decline due to advances in technology and medicine, but liver cancer rates remain on the rise, having tripled in the United States since 1980.
The UT System study found that Hispanic mothers in zip codes 78203 and 78220 had rates of 16.0 and 11.6 per 1,000 births, respectively.
Influenza activity is high across the state of Texas, with the number of cases more than doubling since flu season began in October, said state health officials.