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Araceli Duran joins UT Health Science Center as health careers program coordinator

September 1, 2009

The position was funded last spring by a gift from Laredo Medical Center (LMT) to generate more interest among local students in allied health careers.


Laredo community and health care professionals invited to presentation about the H1N1 and seasonal flu

August 31, 2009

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a special community health presentation in Laredo on the H1N1 (Swine) flu and seasonal flu.


Most children’s sexual behaviors not a cause for alarm, pediatrician says

August 31, 2009

“The Evaluation of Sexual Behaviors in Children,” published online Monday, Aug. 31, by the journal Pediatrics, is a summary paper guiding pediatricians on how to address the problem in practice.


Big book of 1,500 disease photos achieves international success

August 31, 2009

Medicine isn’t always pretty. But a medical reference guide featuring 1,500 color photographs of disease has achieved international success in less than a year, scoring a third printing, three foreign-language translations and a rave review from the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Braces get a boost

August 31, 2009

New device could shorten and improve orthodontic treatment for children and adults


UT Health Science Center presentation to discuss prevention of H1N1 and seasonal flu

August 27, 2009

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio will hold a special community health presentation about the H1N1 (Swine) flu and seasonal flu on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the university’s Laredo Campus Extension, 1937 Bustamante Street.


Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio awards $182,500 to UT Health Science Center students

August 26, 2009

Forty-eight students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will receive scholarships totaling $182,500 this academic year from the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio.


CTRC experts available to comment on brain cancer

August 26, 2009

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio — one of the three National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers in Texas — is making available neuro-oncology experts to comment on the type of cancer Sen. Kennedy had, its typical prognosis and advances in its treatment.


Geriatrician to receive Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

August 23, 2009

Michael J. Lichtenstein, M.D., M.Sc., a geriatrician, teacher and scientist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will receive the 2009 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for Faculty during the School of Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, July 26.


Microbiologists find defense molecule that senses respiratory viruses

August 23, 2009

A cellular molecule that not only can sense two common respiratory viruses but also can direct cells to mount a defense has been identified by microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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