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North San Antonio Chamber: UT Medicine Hill Country breaks ground

January 25, 2016

Academic medical leaders ceremonially broke ground today on UT Medicine Hill Country, the newest location of UT Medicine San Antonio. UT Medicine is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center. Read the full story at No …

WOAI Radio: New UT Medicine Facility Opening on Fast Growing I-10 Corridor

January 20, 2016

One of the fastest growing population corridors in the entire state is Interstate 10 between Loop 1604 and Boerne, and today the University of Texas Health Science Center broke ground on a new $19.5 million dollar clinic at Interstate 10 and Ralph Fair …

Check out Newsroom, the Health Science Center’s news source

January 20, 2016

The Department of Marketing, Communications and Media is pleased to unveil the Newsroom, the news source for the university, media and other external constituents.

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MD Tailored for their size—pediatric orthopedics at UT Medicine

January 20, 2016

Specialists in Pediatric Orthopedics at UT Medicine San Antonio know, as the age-old medical school wisdom goes, children are not just little adults. The dedicated pediatric practice at UT Medicine San Antonio blends advanced surgical techniques, physi …

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San Antonio Express-News: What can be done to help women receive prenatal care?

January 20, 2016

In Bexar County, about 10,000 women gave birth in 2014 with no prenatal care or late care, defined as coming in the second or third trimester. That was nearly four out of every 10 babies born that year alone. What can be done? Read the full story at Ex …


San Antonio Express-News: Beware of sugary beverages

January 20, 2016

On Wednesday morning, the Bexar Healthy Beverage Coalition launched a campaign to educate the public about health issues linked to sugar-packed drinks and healthy alternatives. The coalition met at the Bexar County Courthouse to reveal data linking sug …


The Rivard Report: HSC prof comments on cyberbullying, teen suicide

January 19, 2016

The family of 16-year-old David Molak is mourning his death, and thousands of others in the Alamo Heights Independent School District and community are mourning with them, many of whom turned out for Friday morning’s funeral service. Family members bla …

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San Antonio Express-News: Obstacles keep pregnant women from prenatal care

January 19, 2016

Certain groups of women are less likely to get early prenatal care: Poor, black, Hispanic, unmarried, lacking a high-school diploma and teens. A major factor is whether the pregnancy is unplanned. And the patchwork nature of health coverage in the Unit …

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Research: Latino Kids Lack Play Spaces, Increasing Obesity Risk

January 19, 2016

Salud America!’s Active Spaces and Latino Kids research package includes an in-depth review of the latest science on the U.S. physical activity environment for Latinos, policy recommendations based on that research, and an issue brief, animated video, and infographics.

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Healio: Beta-cell function improved in men with Type 2 diabetes

January 18, 2016

Men with Type 2 diabetes who received acipimox as an add-on to 3 weeks of Farxiga therapy saw improved beta-cell function and beta-cell sensitivity to glucose beyond Farxiga alone; however, the addition of the lipolysis inhibitor did not cause further …

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