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Dr. Frost receives New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 14, 2016

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has been awarded the 2016 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease from the American Federation for Aging Research.



Researchers to create app to help breast cancer patients stick to therapy

October 12, 2016

UT Health Science Center researchers are launching a new $200,000 study to develop a bilingual, culturally relevant phone app and navigation services to help local breast cancer patients stick with their prescribed therapy.


Carlos Rosende, M.D.

Univision.com: Estos profesionales de la salud creen que ser hispanos les hace mejores en su trabajo

October 12, 2016

Drs. Carlos Rosende, Laura Dominguez and Carlos Jaén were part of a Hispanic Heritage Month package on Univision’s national website.


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‘Resilience in the Shadows of War’ lecture is Oct. 12

October 11, 2016

A lecture is offered at UT Health Science Center at noon, Oct. 12, titled “Resilience in the Shadows of War: Confronting, Measuring, Treating and Preventing Compassion Fatigue.” This lecture is open to all.



Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set for Nov. 5

October 11, 2016

UT Medicine San Antonio is holding its second annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference. The free event is open to women of all ages. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive.



Cookbook aims to fight cancer risks

October 11, 2016

A new cookbook, The Rx Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Recipes, Restaurants & Markets, aims to help people reduce their cancer risk with recipes based on an anti-inflammatory diet developed by a chef and researchers at the UT Health Science Center.



Online report card assesses counties’ health

October 10, 2016

Salud America! this month launched the Salud Report Card, a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, physical activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation.


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KSAT 12: Making Awesome Changes: Battling childhood obesity

October 10, 2016

KSAT is teaming up with the UT Health Science Center and Salud America to bring you a series called Making Awesome Changes, showcasing groups and individuals in San Antonio who are trying to do something about childhood obesity. Watch the full story at …



Online report card assesses counties’ health

October 10, 2016

Salud America! this month launched the Salud Report Card, a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, physical activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation.



News 4: Hispanic women needed in clinical trials for breast cancer research

October 10, 2016

According to the UT Health Science Center, one in about eight women in Bexar County get cancer.


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