Feeling sick? How to know if you have COVID, RSV or the flu

Feeling sick?  How to know if you have COVID, RSV or the flu

It’s a triple threat. After years of isolating and masking, influenza, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are all hitting harder and earlier this cold season in a phenomenon that’s been dubbed a “tripledemic.” During Thanksgiving week, roughly 20,000 Americans were hospitalized with the flu, the most for that week in more than 10 years, … Read more

Heart health tips: Signs that you have a blood clot in your arteries | Health

Heart health tips: Signs that you have a blood clot in your arteries |  Health

Blood clots are the body’s natural mechanism to stop bleeding after an injury or cut. They are gel like clumps of blood and form when platelets, proteins, and cells in the blood stick together. While clotting is a normal process, it can turn dangerous when the clot doesn’t dissolve on its own. This is called … Read more

Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy or Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma

Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy or Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma

From the Division of Medical Oncology (MWR, MHGF, MK, JSWB, JVT, CUB, AM-E., SK, SW, JBAGH), the BioTherapeutics Unit, Hospital Pharmacy (JH van den Berg, CN, MZ, SS), the Divisions of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (BN, JH Beijnen), Molecular Oncology and Immunology (IJ, TNS, JBAGH), Biometrics (RK, LDVW, M. van Dijk, LGG-O., LHMV, ATA, HT), Psychosocial … Read more

Confirmed case of tuberculosis at Brandeis HS, possible contact case at Clark HS, NISD confirms

Confirmed case of tuberculosis at Brandeis HS, possible contact case at Clark HS, NISD confirms

SAN ANTONIO – Northside ISD officials are alerting parents that a student at Brandeis High School has a confirmed case of tuberculosis, and a student at Clark High School may have been exposed to someone with the disease. The district is holding community meetings Wednesday night about the cases and the procedure for identifying and … Read more

Do you have cold, flu, RSV or COVID? Viruses in California

Do you have cold, flu, RSV or COVID?  Viruses in California

It’s inevitable — you’re either the one coughing and sneezing or you’re hearing sniffles and the blowing of noses from across the room. Wintertime brings unpleasant illnesses, and this time around there are several viruses that are circulating in California. How do you know if your congestion is the common cold, flu, COVID-19 or respiratory … Read more