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KENS 5 UTHSC received $1 million donation

KENS 5: Donation for Alzheimer’s institute

March 11, 2016

President Henrich and Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio, appeared on KENS5 on March 6 to discuss the foundation’s $1 million donation to the Health Science Center for the new Alzheimer’s institute. See the …

What makes a bully?

News 4/Fox: How do children become bullies?

March 11, 2016

As part of News 4 San Antonio’s “Make It Stop” campaign, we’re dedicated to bringing awareness about bullying in hopes of uncovering why this problem has become such an epidemic.  Erin Nichols recently sat down with Dr. Rene Olvera, a child psychiatris …

Give Cancer the Boot 2016

Give Cancer the Boot 5K Run/Walk

March 10, 2016

The first CTRC Give Cancer The Boot Survivorship Celebration 5K Run/Walk benefits the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) Patient Assistance Fund. The race is free for all cancer survivors.

AAFP News: Study Finds Adopting Healthy Habits Is About More Than Motivation

March 9, 2016

For family physicians to help patients reach their diet and exercise goals more successfully, one group of researchers said it’s necessary to first understand the opportunities and obstacles that may be in their path to success. Read the full story at …

News 4: UT Health Science Center hosting free colon cancer presentation

March 9, 2016

You’re invited to learn about your risk of colon cancer for free.  The UT Health Science Center – San Antonio is hosting an event called “The More You Know, Empowering San Antonio to Conquer Colon Cancer.” It will be held, Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. …

KENS 5: Fireman’s legacy continues after his death from colon cancer

March 9, 2016

Colon cancer typically affects adults once they turn 50 years old.  However, one man who lost his life to colon cancer before turning 30. Watch the full story at KENS 5

KCRG-TV: New FDA-approved Dental Implants Working, Looking Better

March 9, 2016

Dental implants, where a post is put into the jawbone to hold a crown, are improving with new technology. Newly- approved implants not only look better, but work better.  “It affects everything. Your life, your self-esteem, your confidence,” said Liz M …

Local Community News: Fountains of youth and beauty

March 9, 2016

Want to perk up a tired face and body?  You’re not alone.  According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, U.S. physicians performed 15.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures in 2014. Read the full story at Local Community News on pages 20-21

Yale News: Next University Tea to feature world-renowned surgeon and Yale trustee Francisco Cigarroa

March 9, 2016

Surgeon, educator, and Yale Corporation alumni fellow Dr. Francisco Cigarroa ’79 will return to campus for a University Tea on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Rm. 410 of Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, 1 Prospect St. Read the full story at Yale N …

Science News for Students: From zits to warts: Which disturb people most?

March 9, 2016

Pimples pop up on teen faces all the time. In fact, 85 percent of adults have experienced an outbreak of painful, embarrassing zits at some point. So wouldn’t it make sense for these people to feel sympathy for others with acne? After all, they know wh …

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