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Got a band? Play for thousands!

January 5, 2017

UT Health San Antonio is looking for a band to represent the university during the Texas Cavaliers River Parade.

AHEC alumni celebrate successes, look to future

January 4, 2017

Alumni of the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of the Mid Rio Grande Border Area recently gathered in Laredo to celebrate their successes and commitment to higher education.

The Science and Practice of Mindfulness

January 4, 2017

When Noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 Where MED 309L Details The presenter is Carl Fulwiler, M.D., Ph.D., medical director, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Sponsored by the Ce …

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Essential Synergy: Why we must strengthen the academic and military medicine partnership

January 3, 2017

When 12:15 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 Where Pestana Lecture Hall, Long campus Details The presenter is Dr. Dale Smith, professor of military medicine and history at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Free and open to all.

18th Practical Applications of New Agents in Oncology

January 3, 2017

The theme of the annual conference is “The Molecular Landscape of Cancer and Advances in Precision Medicine.”

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KSAT 12: SA mom’s full recovery after massive stroke called a ‘Christmas miracle’

January 3, 2017

Her chance of living was slim, but when a healthy 34-year-old had a massive stroke on Christmas Eve, strangers came to her rescue.

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Metformin-frailty study seeks 60 with prediabetes

January 3, 2017

Thousands of South Texans take metformin daily to treat their type 2 diabetes, and thousands more take it because they are at risk for the disease. Because of the way metformin works, researchers with the UT Health Science Center’s Barshop Institute for Aging and Longevity Studies want to learn whether the medication might offer other health benefits in older adults and merit broader use.

Houston Chronicle: MD Anderson’s leader gets largest performance bonus among UT System presidents

January 1, 2017

Eleven presidents of the University of Texas System, including financially ailing MD Anderson Cancer Center, received annual performance bonuses this week totaling more than $1 million. Read the full story at the Houston Chronicle

Express-News: Providing mentorship to military kids

January 1, 2017

Twice a month, Marcos Aceves, 12, gets a visit from a very special person. Read the full story at the Express-News

Express-News: Chew on this: San Antonio lawmaker seeks to raise smoking age to 21

January 1, 2017

In Texas, everyone who turns 18 is allowed to vote, serve on a jury, join the military, play the lottery and — for now — buy and use tobacco products. Read the full story at the Express-News

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