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Online report card assesses counties’ health

October 10, 2016

Salud America! this month launched the Salud Report Card, a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, physical activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation.


obesity, weight loss

KSAT 12: Making Awesome Changes: Battling childhood obesity

October 10, 2016

KSAT is teaming up with the UT Health Science Center and Salud America to bring you a series called Making Awesome Changes, showcasing groups and individuals in San Antonio who are trying to do something about childhood obesity. Watch the full story at …



Online report card assesses counties’ health

October 10, 2016

Salud America! this month launched the Salud Report Card, a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, physical activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation.



News 4: Hispanic women needed in clinical trials for breast cancer research

October 10, 2016

According to the UT Health Science Center, one in about eight women in Bexar County get cancer.


The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: Beyond the operating room

October 7, 2016

Dr. Zachary Child is an orthopaedic spine surgeon for the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, whose skill set goes beyond the operating room.


Brain, stroke

Discovery may lead to new pain-control strategy

October 7, 2016

While it’s not yet a practical answer for chronic pain, a discovery announced Sept. 29 by researchers at the Health Science Center holds out hope for a novel, safe and effective way to control pain at its source.



Discovery points to novel pain-control strategy

October 6, 2016

While it’s not yet a practical answer for chronic pain, a discovery announced Sept. 29 by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio holds out hope for a novel, safe and effective way to control pain at its source.


Texas Standard: Oral Cancer In The Crosshairs At San Antonio Dental School

October 5, 2016

In a lab at the University of Texas Health Science Center, dental researcher Cara Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D., shared promising news on a new approach to healing. Read the full story at the Texas Standard


PR Newswire: ACEP Elects Members to Board of Directors

October 5, 2016

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced the election of four members to its Board of Directors during ACEP16-Scientific Assembly, the organization’s annual meeting in Las Vegas, which is the largest gathering of emergency ph …


Medical Xpress: Scientists develop MRI-guided neural stem cell delivery method

October 5, 2016

A national science publication has featured the work of San Antonio scientists aiming to develop a more effective method for delivering neural stem cells to the brain in an effort to move forward stem cell therapies to treat neurological disorders. Rea …


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