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Healio: Opportunities for healthy diet, activity drive intentions, behaviors

March 21, 2016

Patients having feasible opportunities for maintaining healthy diet and physical activity is clinically and meaningfully associated with their intentions, actual behaviors and their BMI, according to data published in the Annals of Family Medicine.  In …


KUT Radio: How Texas’ fetal tissue laws are helping Zika researchers

March 21, 2016

Believe it or not, Texas is not among a short list of states that prohibits fetal tissue research. Advocates and researchers say that’s a good thing, because Texas is among a list of states that would be affected if the Zika virus makes it into the U.S …


WNDU-TV: Newly-approved ceramic dental implants help improve patients’ smiles

March 21, 2016

Dental implants, where a post is put into the jawbone to hold a crown, are improving with new technology. Newly- approved implants not only look better, but work better too.  Martinez knows how a missing tooth can affect much more than just your smile. …


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CTRC Clinical Trials: Brain Tumors

March 21, 2016

On March 9, Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center presented Clinical Trials at the CTRC as part of TPR’s Think Health Science series. The speaker was Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.


MATCH DAY: Doctor drama, but no blood or guts

March 18, 2016

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu WHAT:           Match Day is a geographic rite of passage when graduating medical students from throughout the U.S. find out where their residency training will take them – and perhaps where …


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In memoriam: Casey M. Drawert, M.D.

March 14, 2016

Casey M. Drawert, M.D., an alum from the School of Medicine, a clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care, and the mother of two young children, died on March 11 at University Hospital.


KENS 5 UTHSC received $1 million donation

KENS 5: Donation for Alzheimer’s institute

March 11, 2016

President Henrich and Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio, appeared on KENS5 on March 6 to discuss the foundation’s $1 million donation to the Health Science Center for the new Alzheimer’s institute. See the …


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News 4/Fox: How do children become bullies?

March 11, 2016

As part of News 4 San Antonio’s “Make It Stop” campaign, we’re dedicated to bringing awareness about bullying in hopes of uncovering why this problem has become such an epidemic.  Erin Nichols recently sat down with Dr. Rene Olvera, a child psychiatris …


Give Cancer the Boot 2016

Give Cancer the Boot 5K Run/Walk

March 10, 2016

The first CTRC Give Cancer The Boot Survivorship Celebration 5K Run/Walk benefits the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) Patient Assistance Fund. The race is free for all cancer survivors.


AAFP News: Study Finds Adopting Healthy Habits Is About More Than Motivation

March 9, 2016

For family physicians to help patients reach their diet and exercise goals more successfully, one group of researchers said it’s necessary to first understand the opportunities and obstacles that may be in their path to success. Read the full story at …


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