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Healio: HHS recognizes need for ‘partnership’ with hepatitis researchers

May 9, 2016

On National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 12 health care organizations for their continued work toward increasing awareness of hepatitis B and C virus infections among at-risk populations. Read the ful …


Health 24: Why you can’t stop clearing your throat

May 9, 2016

Constantly clearing your throat could just be a bad habit, or it could be a symptom of something more serious. It could also really irritate those around you. Read the full story at Health 24


e-cigarette

CTRC, School of Medicine leaders respond to FDA decision to regulate e-cigarettes, vaping

May 6, 2016

Regulating e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


e-cigarette

Health leaders welcome FDA action on e-cigarettes

May 6, 2016

Action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) May 5 to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director …


Nurses Week

Celebrate nursing: A message from President Henrich

May 6, 2016

This week we celebrate National Nurses Week as well as the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.


SA Tomorrow

SA Tomorrow formulating goals

May 5, 2016

SA Tomorrow is an innovative, three-pronged planning effort, led by the Department of Planning and Community Development, to guide the city toward strategic, sustainable growth. It builds on SA2020 vision begun for former Mayor Julian Castro that was released in 2011 and included goals for improving San Antonio by the year 2020.


CTRC's cancer survivorship celebration 5K

CTRC celebrates cancer survivorship with 5K run/walk May 14

May 5, 2016

In a celebration of cancer survivorship, people from throughout San Antonio who are receiving cancer treatment or who have overcome cancer can run or walk for free in the Cancer Therapy & Research Center’s “Give Cancer the Boot!” 5K Run/Walk on May 14.


Stroke

KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Stroke response

May 5, 2016

When someone has a stroke they need medical help quickly, because every second matters.


Beverly Wheeler, M.S.N., RN, ACNS-BC (left) and Allison Moreno, B.S.N., RN

Video promotes book on nursing as a profession

May 5, 2016

Video shot in the School of Nursing on May 4 will help promote the new book “Nursing is Caring: A Tribute to the Profession.”


Roxana E. Delgado, Ph.D.

Military Health Institute faculty to present at Invictus symposium

May 4, 2016

Roxana E. Delgado, Ph.D., a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics funded by the Military Health Institute, will be among the presenters at the Invictus Games Symposium.


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