The Sun’s Hot, Skin Cancer’s Not: Tips For Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

As summer quickly approaches and we get back to a new sense of normalcy, many Texans are spending more time outdoors. With pool time and lazy days at the lake or beach comes a silent problem; skin damage from excessive sun exposure. For Skin Cancer Awareness month, we want to take a closer look at …

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Common cold or seasonal allergies? How to tell the difference.

Sneezing, congestion and running nose, coughing, and throat irritation can all be signs of both the common cold and seasonal allergies. With allergy season in full swing, you may be wondering if that cold you have may actually be allergies. Here are a few clues that you may have seasonal allergies. Your symptoms last more …

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There may be more to those rosy cheeks: Rosacea may be to blame

If you look like you’re blushing all the time, there may be more behind those rosy cheeks. It may be rosacea, a common condition that causes redness and flushing on the face. More than 415 million people worldwide have this condition which can flare-up due to certain triggers. Let’s take a closer look at rosacea, …

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Our team wants to keep you safe: Learn more about telehealth

As San Antonio and cities around the country are under stay-at-home orders, many of us are worried about how this will continue to impact our daily lives. Essential activities like visiting the doctor are becoming more and more difficult. Ironically enough, many are worried about how to get to the doctor without compromising their health. …

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: A Rare Genetic Disease

Remember when you were a kid, and you were told not to touch a butterfly’s wings? If we did, it was believed they would never fly again due to the fragility of their wings. Children with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) are often called “butterfly children” because they have extremely fragile skin. There are different classifications of …

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Hair Loss: What You Should Know About Alopecia Areata

Hair loss and hair shedding are two different things. 50 to 100 hairs are shed on a regular daily basis. Hair loss means something has stopped the hair from growing. There are a lot of different factors that can cause hair loss. Alopecia areata is one of the conditions that cause hair loss. Although not …

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Pediatric Psoriasis: Symptoms to Look For

The skin is a barrier that protects, warms, and cools our bodies. When there is an issue with the skin, like psoriasis, those functions are compromised, leading to overwhelming physical and emotional effects. It is estimated that eight million people in the U.S. have psoriasis. Each year, around 20,000 children under the age of ten …

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