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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.

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Mental Health

May 11, 2022

COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll on mental health. If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, here are ways to identify issues and get help.

9 Essential Screenings for Men

May 11, 2022

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month! Regular check-ups and screenings can help men stay healthy by indicating preventive health needs and catching issues before they become more serious.

“All I Can Say Is, ‘Don’t Give Up!’ ”

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.