$4 million from CPRIT to support cancer, aging and smoking cessation studies

February 16, 2023

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) will receive $4 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas in the state agency’s latest round of funding announced Feb. 15. A $2 million CPRIT recruitment award will bring Lu Wang, PhD, to UT Health San Antonio. […]

5 ways to manage your stress

February 14, 2023

  By Ellen Shrouf, PhD, Family Medicine/Primary Care Everyone has stress. Your ability to recognize and manage it is key to fending off chronic stress and its related symptoms. A few of these symptoms include lack of sleep, shortness of breath, tightness in your chest, nausea, digestive upset and muscle tension. By taking a little […]

Two leaders appointed for UT Health San Antonio hospital

February 13, 2023

Two health care leaders have been appointed to executive roles for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. The new hospital, currently under construction, will offer leading cancer treatment and specialties including neurosciences, orthopaedics, urology, thoracic surgery and bariatrics to residents of South Texas. Jeremy Viles, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC, was appointed as […]

5 ways to keep your heart happy and healthy

February 9, 2023

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the U.S.

The good news is that many forms of heart disease are preventable or treatable, in consultation with a primary care provider or a cardiologist. By taking steps to help keep your heart happy and healthy, you can feel empowered, improve your overall wellness and live your best life.

5 teeth-friendly foods to pack in your children’s lunch

February 3, 2023

  By Beatriz Madrid Hicks, MA, RDH, associate professor, Clinical, Department of Periodontics, Division of Dental Hygiene February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and a good time to think about preparing lunches to help keep your children’s teeth happy and healthy. This can be part of a beneficial routine that protects their teeth from […]