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Hispanic child eating healty

Public invited to health care improvement conference

August 24, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.



Latino kids playing in playground

Salud America! pushes shared use of recreational facilities

August 24, 2016

Salud America! has launched a new toolkit to help parents push for local schoolyard-sharing, as well as a national letter campaign to urge state PTA associations to prioritize public sharing of school recreational facilities among all schools after class.



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H-E-B partners with cancer centers

August 24, 2016

H-E-B on Aug. 19 announced a fundraising effort to benefit the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center—and H-E-B will make a matching donation from funds raised in San Antonio to benefit activities of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center.




Partners Shopping Cards benefit CTRC

August 19, 2016

The CTRC Council, a nonprofit organization providing volunteer opportunities and fundraising to support the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, is holding its annual Partners Shopping Card event Oct. 21-30.



Image of skull and brain of stroke patient

New stent technology aids in stroke recovery

August 12, 2016

“Stent-retrieval” technology helps patients with the worst strokes to regain function, and this is available right here in San Antonio, thanks to UT Medicine and its clinical partners.



Laredo Morning Times: High school students get a taste of health, medical programs at nearby universities

August 10, 2016

A group of rising high school juniors and seniors, who are members of the Area Health Education Center Student Leadership program, traveled to San Antonio recently for a three-day educational field trip. Read the full story at the Laredo Morning Times