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Science News for Students: The truth about zits

January 25, 2016

At some point, pimples will erupt on the face of about 17 in every 20 people. This unpleasant skin condition, known as acne, plagues teens more than any other age group. Health Science Center dermatologist Vineet Mishra, M.D., talks about a new photody …


San Antonio Business Journal: Clarity to sell medical center real estate

January 25, 2016

Clarity Child Guidance Center is nearing completion of its roughly $22 million main campus expansion. As a result, the nonprofit agency has put some of its South Texas Medical Center area real estate on the market. Read the full story at San Antonio Bu …


News 4: Awards honor outstanding Texas mentors

January 25, 2016

Have you ever thought about giving back to the community by mentoring?  It’s a great opportunity to help the next generation, but not enough people even think about trying it. See video clip at News 4


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Texas Public Radio: Obesity, park access in Latino kids

January 25, 2016

A new study from the Health Science Center shows  access to parks and safe areas to play contributes to obesity in Latino children, many of whom are “dangerously overweight” and vulnerable to a number of obesity-related ailments, including diabetes and …


U.S. News & World Report: Schools and obesity in Latino kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report. Read the full story at U.S. News & World Report


Medical Xpress: Schools must do more to combat obesity among Hispanic kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report.  This increases kids’ risk of obesity, researchers say. Read the full story at Medical Xpress


Philly.com: Schools must do more to combat obesity among Hispanic kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report. Read the full story at Philly.com


KFGO Radio: Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges

January 25, 2016

Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Read the full story at KFGO Radio


Latin Post: More Latino children obese by age 5

January 25, 2016

New research suggested that more Latino kids will become obese by the time they reach 5 years old compared to white children. Some of the identified causative factors include maternal obesity, reduced exclusive breastfeeding and workplace and childcare …


KTSA Radio: HPV vaccine debate resumes

January 25, 2016

Remember all of the debate over whether or not your kids should be vaccinated against HPV?  That conversation may be starting again, with the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio joining a national call for all children and young adults to get the v …


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