Medical Daily: Pregnant women and alcohol

March 8, 2016

Pregnancy can take a real toll on the body. As a woman’s hormones start to change, she may feel nausea, fatigue, dizziness, and mood swings, not to mention the anxiety and possible fear that can occur in the weeks leading up to actual childbirth. So how bad would it be to take the edge off […]


Express-News: Science Fiesta reaches out to the public

March 7, 2016

When people ask Travis Block what he does for a living, the conversation usually screeches to a halt when they learn he’s a scientist. “It’s gotten to where you tell somebody you’re a scientist, they put their hands up and say, “Don’t even try, I’m not going to understand,’” said Block, a graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

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KENS 5: Giant periodic table unveiled

March 3, 2016

Graduate students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Voelcker Biosciences Teacher Academy are working with more than 100 K-12 schools in the San Antonio area to create what is believed to be the largest periodic table in the world.

Giant periodic-table unveiled


Time Warner Cable News: UT Health Science Center Med Students Meet Their Match

March 1, 2016

The School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio hosted their Match Day on Friday.  Match day is the day medical students find out where their residency training will be and where their careers will be launched. More than 200 students from the School of Medicine at the University […]


San Antonio Magazine: Outrunning PTSD

March 1, 2016

It’s fair to say that Stacey Young-McCaughan is obsessed with exercise. And it’s not just because the retired U.S. Army colonel played sports growing up and has long been a dedicated runner. Early in her career as an oncology nurse and researcher, Young-McCaughan wondered about the benefits exercise could provide to people fighting cancer. Read the […]

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