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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 …

Valley Morning Star: UTRGV welcomes 42 new residents to School of Medicine

March 9, 2016

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has gained another 42 medical school graduates from around the country who now will begin post-graduate training as UTRGV resident physicians in Valley hospitals. Read the full story at Valley Morning Star

Politico: Slew of anti-abortion laws may thwart Zika research

March 9, 2016

Even as mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus advance northward, lawmakers in 18 states are trying to block the fetal tissue research that might reveal the keys to unlocking the disease and preventing the massive birth defects associated with it. Read the …

Jezebel: Anti-abortion laws are having a dangerous, chilling effect on Zika research

March 9, 2016

Following the series of “sting videos” aimed at Planned Parenthood and produced by the Center for Medical Progress, state legislatures and the House of Representatives opened a series of investigations targeting Planned Parenthood. While the investigat …

UTSA Today: UTSA to host Texas FreshAIR big data & data analytics conference

March 9, 2016 March 30-31, UTSA will host the Texas FreshAIR big data and data analytics conference, an academic industry roundtable organized by the UT System and co-sponsored by the UT Health Science Center. T …

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