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WNDU-TV: Newly-approved ceramic dental implants help improve patients’ smiles

March 21, 2016

Dental implants, where a post is put into the jawbone to hold a crown, are improving with new technology. Newly- approved implants not only look better, but work better too.  Martinez knows how a missing tooth can affect much more than just your smile. Watch the full story at WNDU-TV


KENS 5 UTHSC received $1 million donation

KENS 5: Donation for Alzheimer’s institute

March 11, 2016

President Henrich and Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio, appeared on KENS5 on March 6 to discuss the foundation’s $1 million donation to the Health Science Center for the new Alzheimer’s institute. See the full interview



What makes a bully?

News 4/Fox: How do children become bullies?

March 11, 2016

As part of News 4 San Antonio’s “Make It Stop” campaign, we’re dedicated to bringing awareness about bullying in hopes of uncovering why this problem has become such an epidemic.  Erin Nichols recently sat down with Dr. Rene Olvera, a child psychiatrist at the UT Health Science Center, to explore what makes a child a […]



AAFP News: Study Finds Adopting Healthy Habits Is About More Than Motivation

March 9, 2016

For family physicians to help patients reach their diet and exercise goals more successfully, one group of researchers said it’s necessary to first understand the opportunities and obstacles that may be in their path to success. Read the full story at AAFP News


News 4: UT Health Science Center hosting free colon cancer presentation

March 9, 2016

You’re invited to learn about your risk of colon cancer for free.  The UT Health Science Center – San Antonio is hosting an event called “The More You Know, Empowering San Antonio to Conquer Colon Cancer.” It will be held, Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. at the Mays Family YMCA at 21654 Blanco Road. […]


KENS 5: Fireman’s legacy continues after his death from colon cancer

March 9, 2016

Colon cancer typically affects adults once they turn 50 years old.  However, one man who lost his life to colon cancer before turning 30. Watch the full story at KENS 5