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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 …

Science Daily: Microscopic collisions help proteins stay healthy

July 20, 2016

Studies are providing basic new understanding about ‘heat shock proteins,’ also called’chaperone proteins.  Researchers presented data that show how heat shock proteins break apart protein complexes. Read the full story at Science Daily

“Tim Duncan Day” is Thursday

July 19, 2016

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor declared via her official Twitter account that this Thursday, July 21, would be known as “Tim Duncan Day,” after the Spurs legend who retired last week. Taylor is encouraging citizens to don all of their Spurs gear as a tribute to the retired star.

CTRC offering free skin cancer screening

July 18, 2016

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center is offering free skin cancer screenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the CTRC, 7979 Wurzbach Road. The CTRC is part of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Sign up now for free skin cancer screening

July 18, 2016

With temperatures rising and no rain in sight, San Antonians are getting an extreme dose of sunshine. With that comes an increased risk of skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society.

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