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San Antonio designated a Dementia Friendly City

June 17, 2019
 

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver program is championing the Dementia Friendly initiative.

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Trauma game changer

June 7, 2019
 

Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.

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Moms, babies and drug addiction: The road to Casa Mia

June 4, 2019
 

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, remembers her first encounter with new mothers who struggle with drug addiction and their babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms.

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Cancer as a thief: One doctor’s perspective as the battle continues

June 4, 2019
 

After witnessing a history of cancer in his family, Ruben Mesa, M.D., believes that cancer is a thief, not because it may kill you. After all, each of us will die. It’s because it steals life early.

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The perfect storm

May 31, 2019
 

What used to be called adult-onset diabetes is now hitting children at alarming rates. While San Antonio bears the burden of being the epicenter for diabetes, it is also a hotbed for research. Read the award-winning story in Mission magazine.

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Opioid epidemic: A public health failure and one researcher’s personal connection

May 29, 2019
 

Find out more about what Dr. Jennifer Potter calls one of the greatest public health failures of our generation, and what drives her research into substance use disorders.

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