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Important Physician News and Deadlines

Zero-Calorie Sweetener Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke, Study finds
A sugar replacement called erythritol used to add bulk or sweeten stevia, monkfruit and keto reduced-sugar products has been linked to blood clotting, stroke, heart attack and death, according to a new study. Continue reading

Seeking Under and Uninsured Pediatric Surgery Patients
University Health is excited to announce a partnership with Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to provide no-cost surgeries to un- or underinsured children in South Texas. The partnership is seeking patients who need procedures (surgeries, dental, interventional radiology). Patient candidates can apply to be evaluated for surgery. Read more

COVID Vaccines Added to 2023 Child, Adult Immunization Schedules
COVID-19 vaccines have been added to the U.S. 2023 immunization schedules for adults and children, and while poliovirus vaccination in adults is not recommended, there are "special situations" where those at increased exposure risk may be indicated for an additional dose. Continue reading

Upcoming Community Events
2023 First Tuesdays at the Capitol
March 7│Register
Join your fellow physicians, medical students and Alliance members from across Texas and make your voice heard at the Texas Capitol. You will visit with our local legislators and discuss issues of importance to medicine.

ECHO Series: Integrative Health Approaches to Long-COVID Management
March 10│12:00 - 1:00 pm│
This FREE telementoring series explores the effects of Long COVID and shares management strategies, including complementary approaches, to delivering care. Sessions include a brief educational presentation, a story shared by someone impacted by Long COVID, and group discussion to share challenges and strategies for care. 

Women's Educational & Healing Retreats
March 26│12:30 - 3:30 pm │Register
This wellness health fair offers cardiac screening and testing, mammograms, behavioral health resources. Games, food, music and much more! 

Pediatrics Now Podcast
Click here to listen
This podcast includes fresh content and also grand rounds. Some episodes are eligible for free CME, MOC and ethics credit.
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 San Antonio, TX 78249
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