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Study associates stress with impaired memory, reduced brain size in middle age

October 24, 2018

Adults in their 40s and 50s with higher levels of cortisol—a hormone linked to stress—performed worse on memory and other cognitive tasks than peers of the same age with average cortisol levels, research found. Higher cortisol in the blood also was ass …

Dr. Cynthia Blanco with families

UT Health San Antonio study supports FDA approval of fish oil to save critically ill babies

October 24, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 24, 2018) ― A San Antonio physician’s passion to save premature babies was instrumental in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of Omegaven, a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complicat …

Bioethicist to speak on the ethics of physician-assisted suicide

October 24, 2018

Dr. Emanuel is chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Ogbeide named to board of family health association

October 24, 2018

Stacy Ogbeide, Psy.D., ABPP,  assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, was selected to serve on the board of directors for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA), the largest association focused o …

UT Health Physicians honor providers for exceptional patient care

October 23, 2018

Robert Leverence, M.D., chief medical officer of UT Health Physicians, presents the WOW! of the Year Award to Margie Clements. Leaders of UT Health Physicians at the Medical Arts & Research Center presented the 2018 WOW! of the Year award and the 2 …

San Antonio Express-News: At 88, San Antonio’s ‘father of burn care’ isn’t stopping

October 22, 2018

Fellow physicians who worked for Dr. Basil Pruitt say he was a pivotal figure in improving the chances of survival for the seriously burned, and for the confidence doctors now have in saving even the worst-injured patients. Note: a subscription may be …

William Henrich, Carole White, Mary Lou Rodriguez and Ron Nirenberg

Community discusses caring approach for people living with dementia, caregivers

October 22, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 22, 2018) ― More than 250 people attended a community town hall Oct. 4 to raise awareness about dementia, family caregiving and how San Antonio can become a dementia-friendly community. UT Health San Antonio hosted the town hall. Pres …

Employee clinic out of flu vaccines

October 22, 2018

The Employee Health & Wellness Center is currently out of flu vaccines. More vaccines have been ordered but please call the clinic at 210-567-2788 and check if they have arrived before going to the clinic.  

Get ready for Spirit Week 2018!

October 22, 2018

We’re dedicating a week to celebrate the accomplishments we have made to transform education, research and patient care—and welcome a tomorrow filled with possibilities.

Say It Ain’t Soy to re-open Oct. 30

October 22, 2018

Say It Ain’t Soy, the food service operation in the Lecture Hall Commons, will re-open Tuesday, Oct. 30. The venue has been closed since July 11 for renovations that included the installation of a vent hood.. The vent hood will provide Say It Ain’t Soy …

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