En Español : Latino childhood obesity materials

October 27, 2016
 

Four new Spanish-language research briefs, animated videos, and a set of infographics explore the causes of and solutions to Latino childhood obesity, as researched by Salud America!, a national prevention network at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.



The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: Laughter is the Best Medicine

October 24, 2016
 

Kimatha Oxford Grice is known for helping patients during recovery as an occupational therapist. But she’s also known for spreading smiles and laughter through her work as the clown “Tutti Frutti.” “As a mean old therapist, I go in and make patients do things they don’t want to do,” said Grice, with UT Health Science […]



KHOU-TV: Kenyan boy arrives in San Antonio for life-saving heart procedure

October 20, 2016
 

A 4-year-old boy from Kenya will receive a life-saving heart procedure in San Antonio thanks to ‘HeartGift.’ Watch the full story at KHOU-TV


EMS World: How Patients’ Smartphones Can Save Their Lives

October 20, 2016
 

Two universal truths in EMS are 1) patient health information is critical to provide good care, and 2) we are always working against the clock. Read the full story at EMS World


Texas Public Radio: MD Anderson And CTRC Join Forces Against Cancer In SA

October 20, 2016
 

It’s an announcement a year-and-a-half in the making and it’s being touted as a quantum leap in cancer care. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


San Antonio Business Journal: CTRC and MD Anderson combining forces to wage all-out war on cancer in San Antonio

October 20, 2016
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have entered into an affiliation agreement that leadership of both institutions expects will change the war against one of the most deadly diseases in an historic war – right here in the Alamo City. […]