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KENS 5: New procedure helps woman recover from stroke quickly

July 27, 2016

A woman who suffered a major stroke is able to walk and talk again 48 hours later after getting a new procedure done.

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KIBW 13: Pokemon Go sending players to the hospital

July 27, 2016

“We have seen injuries ranging from scrapes and sprains all the way to a fracture and even abdominal injuries requiring surgical intervention,” Dr. Grant Hogue, orthopedic surgeon at UT Medicine San Antonio, said.


SALSI awards $200,000 for brain health research initiatives

July 27, 2016

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) recently awarded $200,000 through its “Clusters in Research Excellence: Brain Health” to researchers at the Health Science Center and UTSA to advance research in brain health.

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Express-News: Kids educated on how to control their asthma

July 26, 2016

UT Health Science Center faculty and staff hold an Asthma Boot Camp at the Doseum.

Rudy Rudy Gomez, Warriors for Health

Warriors for Health

July 26, 2016

They were medical specialists and transport pilots in some of the world’s most hostile regions. They defended the nation in the cyber realm, and faced their own mortality multiple times a day as explosions erupted around them. Today their service is of a different kind.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: The power of exercise

July 25, 2016

Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, Ph.D., professor, Division of Behavioral Medicine, studies the benefits of running coupled with prolonged exposure therapy to treat PTSD. Her research has also involved the benefits of exercise for cancer patients.

Michael Hamilton

Presidential Award winner: Michael Hamilton

July 21, 2016

Michael Hamilton, work control coordinator associate, Facilities Management, received an Employee Excellence Award.


FUTure physicians: White Coat Ceremony begins students’ medical education

July 20, 2016

The School of Medicine Convocation and White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2020 begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Holly Auditorium at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Lizette Gomez, M.D., Aaron Gonzalez, Aaron's books

Aaron’s books

July 20, 2016

Young Aaron Gonzalez had a birthday coming up, but he didn’t want a big party with gifts. No, the boy with a rare genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis type II who is also a “Wish Kid,” wanted to start a GoFundMe account to raise money for books for hospitalized kids.

News 4: San Antonio med student on a mission to help kids fighting cancer

July 20, 2016

Mecklin Ragan is a third year medical student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Becoming a doctor is something the Corpus Christi native knew she wanted to do since the summer of 2006. A summer where her world flipped ups …

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