At The South Texas Health System Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.
May 4, 2022
In July 2018, at the age of 14, Aristeo Cantu returned home from a haircut, hopped in the shower and, seemingly out of nowhere, suffered a massive stroke. Today, the 18-year-old has defied all expectations as he gets ready to graduate from high school.
April 22, 2022
Nurses are on the frontline of most every healthcare interaction, from emergencies to routine checkins, and their lifesaving work has an incredible impact on patients, their families and communities as a whole. We celebrate nurses everywhere during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.
March 11, 2022
National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day each year. During this important week – and throughout the year – South Texas Health System® emphasizes the importance of making preventive care a vital part of women’s everyday health.
February 15, 2022
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, talk to your doctor about ways to address and prevent chronic wounds associated with the disease, such as diabetic foot care.
January 31, 2022
Inspired by living a healthy lifestyle, Miguel Grajeda joined the Auxiliary to South Texas Health System as a junior volunteer. Years into his nursing career, he returned feeling ready to measure up to the hospital’s standards of care.
January 12, 2022
Knowing the signs and symptoms can save your life!
January 10, 2022
For Nora Cruz, the friendly culture and support from her team have made her job at South Texas Health System feel like a second home. She departs with lifelong friends and countless memories.
August 25, 2020
Just 14 weeks into her pregnancy, Sonia Montemayor was experiencing excessive bleeding. She turned to the doctors at South Texas Health System Clinics for help.