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Rivard Report: At a home of recovery, women celebrate Mother’s Day and sobriety with their children

May 10, 2019
 

Sitting at a picnic table covered in a pink plastic tablecloth, Crystal Gutierrez watches as her 5-year-old daughter Makayla drinks fruit punch and sorts black and red discs to play Connect 4. Gutierrez, a 28-year-old mother of three, lives at Casa Mia, a Midtown home for mothers and pregnant women recovering from heroin addiction. She has been sober […]

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Texas Public Radio: How can health care providers be more culturally competent, inclusive?

April 22, 2019
 

Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor’s lack of sensitivity to a patient’s culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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NEWS 4: Focus of worldwide Chromosome 18 research is in San Antonio

April 22, 2019
 

For people with Chromosome 18 abnormalities, the prognosis used to be a life spent in a near vegetative state. Watch the full story at NEWS 4

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San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio launching new technology accelerator

April 8, 2019
 

The program will provide more opportunities for researchers to commercialize their work. Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal

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San Antonio Express-News: One year in, MD Anderson partnership advancing cancer care in San Antonio

March 27, 2019
 

Since the partnership, the cancer center has recruited at least 30 top-level faculty physicians and researchers to San Antonio. Each major recruit brings expertise, research, clinical trials, upgraded equipment and sometimes even staff. Read the story (Note: A subscription may be required to read this Express-News story.)

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TPR: Special café offers an oasis for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers

March 20, 2019
 

Carole White, Ph.D., RN, director of the School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver, and Sheran Rivette, a staff member associated with the program, were interviewed for this story about the School of Nursing’s Memory Café. Read the story

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