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On Match Day, medical students learn where residency training will take them

March 9, 2012

Match Day, a geographic raffle that tells new doctors where their medical careers will be launched. It could be anywhere from New York to Hawaii, Florida to Alaska – fourth-year medical students won’t know until they open the envelopes.


Cures for cancer in nature lecture tonight

March 8, 2012

A free public lecture on the research into the potentially curative powers of plants, part of a series of presentations on cancer prevention and treatment at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging

March 8, 2012

A physician and author from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the luncheon keynote speaker for a conference on managing the issues in aging.


School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging

March 8, 2012

A physician and author from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the luncheon keynote speaker for a conference on managing the issues in aging.


Cures for cancer in nature next CTRC lecture topic

March 2, 2012

Nature has provided us the materials for many of the most effective medicines in use today, and science continually looks to nature to find what other healing compounds it holds.


Dogs and their walkers line up at Wilenchik Walk for Life

March 2, 2012

The fourth annual 5K Wilenchik Walk for Life is organized by the City of Schertz in memory of Tony Wilenchik, a Schertz city councilman and patient at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center.


President’s Council luncheon draws enthusiastic group of community leaders

March 1, 2012

The annual President’s Council luncheon Feb. 29 at Pearl Stable featured a large turnout of enthusiastic community leaders, scientists at every table leading dialogues about discoveries, and celebration of the President’s Council’s support of programs at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Protocol reduces sternal wound infections in children by 61 percent

February 27, 2012

A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.


France elected Councilor to national pharmacology society

February 23, 2012

Charles P. France, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and psychiatry in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, this year will assume duties as a Councilor to the American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics.


After bleach ingestion incident, South Texas Poison Center shares facts on household chemicals

February 22, 2012

After a recent incident in which children at a Gonzales daycare facility were mistakenly given diluted bleach to drink, the South Texas Poison Center wants to share the facts about the hazards of this and other household chemicals.


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