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KGNS-TV: Annual Health Conference

April 1, 2016

The UT Health Science Center held a conference inviting medical professionals from all over the nation.

Colon X-Ray

TPR: The Source: Colon cancer mortality rates down

March 24, 2016

For a long time, a diagnosis of colon cancer was a near death sentence. In the past 15 years both the mortality rate as well as the incidence of colon cancer has dropped significantly.

EdSurge: UT reimagines the path to a college degree

March 22, 2016

When undergraduate students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley apply to medical school in three years, they’ll have diagnosed more cases of epilepsy and diabetes than most of their peers. As part of their coursework in a new biomedical sciences program, these current freshmen will complete 16 virtual rounds in which they’ll explore […]

Healio: Pioglitazone benefits decrease after discontinuing therapy

March 22, 2016

The protective effect of pioglitazone on type 2 diabetes prevention observed in adults with impaired glucose tolerance diminishes in the months after discontinuing therapy, with participants randomly assigned the drug progressing to diabetes at a rate similar to those assigned placebo, according to an analysis of the ACT NOW study. Read the full story at […]

WAAY 31: Hometown Health with Erin Dacy: Ceramic dental implants

March 22, 2016

Humans can be pretty superficial. Looks can make a good first impression, so we all want to have a pretty smile. One woman has a different type of dental implant that’s helping her show more of her pearly whites. Watch the full story at WAAY 31

KWEX TV: Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija

March 22, 2016

Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija. Watch the full story in Spanish at KWEX-TV