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Express-News: Santikos’ gifts pay off across the community

November 15, 2016

San Antonio theater owner and real estate developer John L. Santikos, a self-made multimillionaire, wanted to continue supporting worthy causes in the local community after his death. Read the full story at the Express-News


News Medical: Individual cognitive therapy effective in relieving PTSD symptoms in active-duty military members

November 15, 2016

Although both group and individual therapy can ease post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in active-duty military service members, individual therapy relieved PTSD symptoms better and quicker, according to a study led by a Duke University Scho …


Express-News: Alpha Home providing addiction treatment services to women for 50-plus years

November 15, 2016

After struggling with drug and alcohol addiction on her own for about 12 years, Nangie Lowrie was ready to reach out for help. Read the full story at the Express-News


Science Blog: Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 15, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD. Read the full story at Science Blog


San Antonio Business Journal: Houston’s M.D. Anderson laps SA institutions in latest Texas cancer funding round

November 14, 2016

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded 48 new grants on Wednesday totaling more than $93 million. Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal


Nursing students offer visiting high school students the opportunity to listen to sounds within the body using a simulation manikin.

Science Expo’s hands-on activities draw 1,500 high school, college students

November 14, 2016

More than 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and throughout Texas attended the Health Professions Fair & Science Expo Nov. 12 at the UT Health San Antonio.


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Alpha Home names Wellness Center for Dr. Usatine

November 14, 2016

Alpha Home, a residential and spirituality based substance abuse treatment center for women, has renamed its Wellness Center to honor its founder, Richard P. Usatine., M.D., professor of family and community medicine at UT Health San Antonio.


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Faculty member wins Latino health research award

November 11, 2016

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.Ph., an internationally recognized expert in cancer health disparities research at UT Health San Antonio, has received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities award.


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Miles of Smiles-Laredo brightens oral health for kids

November 11, 2016

If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. That’s the reality in Laredo, where Miles of Smiles-Laredo has been brightening the world for thousands of children–and their families–since 2006. Miles of Smiles-Laredo …



Science Expo Nov. 12 will give 1,500 teens a hands-on introduction to health careers

November 10, 2016

Approximately 1,500 high school and college students from throughout South Texas will learn how to perform dissections, intubate manikins, start an intravenous (IV) line and much more at the Health Professions Fair and Science Expo of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the UT Health Science Center campus, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive.


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