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Latino kids playing in playground

Researchers: Lack of play spaces ups obesity risk for Latino kids

January 12, 2016
 

Latinos have limited spaces to be physically active, which contributes to obesity rates in Latino kids, but sharing recreational facilities and creating walkable neighborhoods are promising solutions, according to a new package of research from Salud America!, a national network for Latino childhood obesity prevention based at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Researchers need baby teeth for autism study

January 12, 2016
 

Researchers from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio are asking Rio Grande Valley families to submit their children’s baby teeth after they fall out for an autism study.

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Pediatric Patient

New immunotherapy agent offers hope for kids with cancer

January 7, 2016
 

The Health Science Center is the first study site in the United States to offer a clinical trial evaluating a promising new immunotherapy agent in children and young adults who do not respond well to traditional therapy or whose cancer comes back.

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HSC plays key role in military medicine convention

January 5, 2016
 

Several staff members from the Health Science Center played key roles in planning and executing the annual meeting of AMSUS, including the Military Health Institute,

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Health is why

December 14, 2015
 

Several teams from the Health Science Center participated in the 2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk held Dec. 12 at Nelson Wolff Stadium.

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Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D. (left) poses with Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio.

$1 million for Alzheimer’s research

December 4, 2015
 

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the Health Science Center, personally thanked Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio trustees Dec. 3 for their unprecedented grant of $1,050,000 toward South Texas’ first Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Disease. The grant is the largest in the foundation’s history.

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