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Study finds therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.

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Dr. Kumar named Family Physician of the Year

November 22, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., FRCS, FAAFP, professor of family and community medicine, has been awarded the highest honor among Texas family doctors by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

TPR: SA Cancer Foundation pledges $17 million to CTRC

November 22, 2016

The San Antonio Cancer Foundation is pledging $17 million to support the new affiliation between the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center and M-D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

CNN: Clinics help keep people with serious mental illness out of ER

November 22, 2016

A transitional care clinic at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio annually treats up to 1,500 patients with serious mental illness until they can find regular care.

Video Extra: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center announcement

November 21, 2016

The affiliation agreement announcement between UT Health San Antonio and its Cancer Therapy and Research Center and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center was Nov. 1.

The Rivard Report: Rosie Aguilar

November 20, 2016

Rosalie Aguilar is a research area specialist for Salud America! and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the full story in The Rivard Report

Fox News: Telemedicine may work as well as in-person visits for depression

November 18, 2016

Treating depression with video conference calls may offer symptom improvement similar to in-person visits, a recent U.S. study suggests. Read the full story at Fox News

Express-News: Mobile clinic helps cancer patients, others in South Texas

November 18, 2016

Many of the patients who come to Paul Toscano’s free mobile clinic are jobless. Read the full story at the Express-News

Epilepsy News Today: Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans with Epilepsy Have Much Higher Mortality Risk, Study Find

November 18, 2016

U.S. war veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who also have epilepsy, have a mortality risk twice that of veterans without epilepsy, according to recent research. Read the full story at Epilepsy News Today

Express-News: International scientists and physicians bring latest breast cancer research to San Antonio

November 18, 2016

About 7,500 of the world’s leading breast cancer experts have made their way to San Antonio this week to unveil their latest diagnostic and treatment discoveries. Read the full story at the Express-News

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