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San Antonio Business Journal: Dallas, Houston lapping San Antonio in Texas cancer funding race

May 9, 2016

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has surpassed the halfway point in its $3 billion funding plan set in motion via a constitutional amendment in 2007 to attack the deadly disease. Read the full story at San Antonio Business Journal


HHS.gov: Viral Hepatitis Testing Awardees to be Honored at White House

May 9, 2016

Twelve health care organizations will be recognized at a White House ceremony tomorrow, May 19, for their outstanding commitment to increasing the number of individuals who are aware of their hepatitis B and C status. Read the full story at HHS.gov


National Science Foundation: PTSD linked to low levels of fat hormone

May 9, 2016

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio report a biological mechanism that might explain why individuals coping with post-traumatic stress disorder are less able to extinguish the fear of pa …


Texas Public Radio: Think Health Science: Advances In Pain Management

May 9, 2016

When the rock legend Prince died earlier this year, it was revealed that the performer suffered from opioid addiction. Injuries in the 1980s perhaps led to the prescription drug addiction that would end his life. But there are alternative ways to manag …


Healio: HHS recognizes need for ‘partnership’ with hepatitis researchers

May 9, 2016

On National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 12 health care organizations for their continued work toward increasing awareness of hepatitis B and C virus infections among at-risk populations. Read the ful …


Health 24: Why you can’t stop clearing your throat

May 9, 2016

Constantly clearing your throat could just be a bad habit, or it could be a symptom of something more serious. It could also really irritate those around you. Read the full story at Health 24


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CTRC, School of Medicine leaders respond to FDA decision to regulate e-cigarettes, vaping

May 6, 2016

Regulating e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


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Health leaders welcome FDA action on e-cigarettes

May 6, 2016

Action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) May 5 to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director …


Nurses Week

Celebrate nursing: A message from President Henrich

May 6, 2016

This week we celebrate National Nurses Week as well as the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.


SA Tomorrow

SA Tomorrow formulating goals

May 5, 2016

SA Tomorrow is an innovative, three-pronged planning effort, led by the Department of Planning and Community Development, to guide the city toward strategic, sustainable growth. It builds on SA2020 vision begun for former Mayor Julian Castro that was released in 2011 and included goals for improving San Antonio by the year 2020.


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