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Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture: Victoria Sweet, M.D., Ph.D.

January 29, 2016

Event date: Thursday, March 17, hear Victoria Sweet, M.D., Ph.D., author of God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, at the Health Science Center’s One Community/One Book event.


News 4: Help prevent cervical cancer in your children

January 28, 2016

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk and the risk for your family.  Dr. Kristen Plastino, with the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, stopped by the …


Latinos Health: Salud America! receives $1.3 million to promote healthy changes for Latino kids

January 28, 2016

Salud America! is dedicated to reduce the rate of obesity among Latino children. In their website,  they achieve their advocacy by producing research and research-based educational and motivational content to grow changes to reduce Latino childhood obe …



KENS5: S.A. physicians guard against Zika virus

January 28, 2016

Although there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus originating in the continental United States, local health care professionals at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio said they are preparing for potential cases originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local outbreaks in South Texas.



CTRC, other cancer centers, urge HPV vaccination in children

January 28, 2016

Directors of the nation’s 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers, including the CTRC, called for all children and young adults to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) in a Jan. 27 statement.



NBC News: Pills, patches work the same to help smokers quit

January 27, 2016

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


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Doctors prepare for potential Zika virus outbreak

January 27, 2016

Although there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus originating in the continental United States, local health care professionals are preparing for potential cases originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local outbreaks in South Texas.


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CTRC, other NCI Cancer Centers, issue call for HPV vaccination in children

January 27, 2016

Directors of the nation’s 69 National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers, including the Cancer Therapy & Research Institute of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, have called for all children and young adults to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV).


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2-minute update: UT Medicine expands

January 26, 2016

Groundbreaking News: UT Medicine is expanding its services to the Hill Country with a $19 million clinical facility, to be called UT Medicine Hill Country, opening in early 2017.


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Report touts ways to fight obesity in Latino kids

January 26, 2016

More Latino kids are obese by ages 2-5 than white kids, due to maternal obesity, less exclusive breastfeeding, and workplace and childcare issues that affect nutrition and physical activity levels, according to a new package of research from Salud America!


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