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New Action Pack helps schools become ‘trauma sensitive’ to kids

June 20, 2018
 

Media contact: Cliff Despres, (210) 562-6517, despres@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 21, 2018) — About half of U.S. children suffer abuse, poverty, parental incarceration and other trauma. These kids face deep emotional, physical and mental scars. How can schools support and help students dealing with trauma? The new Salud America! “Trauma-Sensitive School Action Pack” is a […]

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Study: Gemcitabine helps prevent recurrence of low-grade bladder cancer

May 16, 2018
 

A multi-institution clinical trial involving researchers from UT Health San Antonio shows significantly lower recurrence of bladder cancer in patients who received the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine.

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Study: Gemcitabine helps prevent recurrence of low-grade bladder cancer

May 8, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (May 8, 2018) ― A multi-institution clinical trial involving researchers from UT Health San Antonio shows significantly lower recurrence of bladder cancer in patients who received the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine. The results of the trial were published May 8, 2018, in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Robert Svatek, M.D., a UT […]

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Nursing school leads effort to combat opioid abuse

April 26, 2018
 

The School of Nursing has been awarded two grants totaling more than $4 million to educate Bexar County first responders in how to identify and reverse opioid overdose.

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Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, and boxes of Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing leads training to save lives of opioid users

April 26, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (April 26, 2018) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has been awarded two grants totaling more than $4 million to educate Bexar County first responders in how to identify and reverse opioid overdose. Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of nursing, received the grants from the Texas Health & Human […]

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San Antonio Substance Use Symposium

UT Health San Antonio to host conversation with city, county leaders about opioid use

April 19, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio will host the San Antonio Substance Use Symposium on April 20 and 21. The free event will bring together leaders from the city of San Antonio, Bexar County, academic health and local health care systems, community-based organizations, health care providers and the public. “The purpose of the substance use symposium is […]

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