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Advice for Healthy Living

June 28th, 2022

Dementia: a relationship and independence thief

Featuring Cindy Johnston, M.D. WellMed Chief of Medical Affairs for Greater Texas and Southwest New Mexico WellMed Medical Management   According to the CDC, dementia is “. . . a […]

June 23rd, 2022

Employees take PRIDE in WellMed’s inclusive culture

Sonia Garza, vice president enterprise service experience, has a unique perspective on Pride month. She doesn’t have a “coming out” story. She was born into a large, loving, accepting and […]

June 21st, 2022

Dr. Alyssa Tran: From refugee to WellMed physician

Under the cover of darkness, Jaime Vuong smuggled her four-year-old daughter Alyssa and infant son Ben onto fishing boats to escape the oppression of Communist Viet Cong rule. It was […]

April 27th, 2022

Alcohol use: On the rise for seniors

Featuring Dr. Chelo Belmonte of WellMed Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio When discussing alcohol use and abuse, odds are that visions of teenagers or college students binge drinking come to […]

April 26th, 2022

Minority Health Month – A Return to the Valley

School and medicine took Linda Villarreal, MD, from the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, but fate brought her back. It is a journey with tragedy and fortune that required strength and […]

March 25th, 2022

Women’s History Month: Words of Wisdom

Elizabeth Glazier, MD/MPH, WellMed Chief of Supportive Care Editor’s note: Dr. Elizabeth Glazier was among a selection of women leaders across Optum care delivery organizations, including WellMed, asked to share […]