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Palacios students learn about health professions at UT Health Science Center San Antonio

November 14, 2014

Thirty-one Palacios High School students attended the 2014 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo, where they had the opportunity to explore a wide range of medical, dental and allied health careers.


Walk and Talk with Health Care Professionals this Saturday at Woodlawn Lake Park

November 14, 2014

Salud al Pasito, Small Steps Toward Better Health, where the public can take a life-changing stroll with health care professionals and students


New COPD websites help patients, family members and health care providers learn best ways to treat chronic illness

November 13, 2014

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, commonly referred to as COPD, is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe and usually worsens over time.


PSA controversy and screening update tomorrow night

November 12, 2014

The latest pendulum swings in the debate over using PSA tests to find prostate cancer — and a better overall approach to risk assessment — will be the topics of the next free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


Medical student gains research experience thanks to Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

November 10, 2014

Levine seeks to reveal genetic determinants of house dust mite allergies


South Texas Poison Center reaccredited as regional poison center

November 10, 2014

The South Texas Poison Center, part of the Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is one of six certified poison centers in Texas and 52 in the United States.


Lung cancer screenings detect problems earlier, save lives

November 6, 2014

An estimated 224,000 new cases of lung and bronchial cancer will be diagnosed in Americans this year, and the disease is expected to kill 159,000.


University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to Teach “Stem Cells 101” at Free Education Day with World Stem Cell Summit

November 4, 2014

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has partnered with the World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS14) to offer a free Public Education Day on December 2, one day before the 10th annual World Stem Cell Summit #WSCS14, December 3-5.


$600,000 grant to UT Health Science Center nursing clinics will expand health care to thousands of patients

November 4, 2014

The UT Nursing Clinical Enterprise, part of the School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has received a $600,000 grant from the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation.


1,500 teens to get hands-on introduction to health careers

November 4, 2014

The 2014 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo is a morning of hands-on activities at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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