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Small fraction of eligible Texas clinicians prescribing lifesaving medications for opioid use disorder

May 13, 2022

Despite scientific evidence that the medication buprenorphine/naloxone (or Suboxone) effectively treats opioid use disorder (OUD), only one-sixth of Texas clinicians surveyed in 2019 and early 2020 said they were prescribing the lifesaving medication, according to a study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) published May 12 in JAMA Network […]



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UT Health San Antonio doctors get high marks from peers

May 9, 2022

From anesthesiology to surgical oncology, UT Health San Antonio physicians represented nearly one third of the providers included in Scene in S.A.’s “Outstanding Women in Medicine 2022.”




UT Health San Antonio is regional provider for school youth mental and behavioral health telemedicine services

April 27, 2022

As part of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) serves as the region’s coordinating and provider site for Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT), a program integrated within schools that provides mental and behavioral health care for students.




San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk 2022 set for April 23

April 15, 2022

The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry is partnering with The Oral Cancer Foundation to host The San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk 2022 on Saturday, April 23, celebrating oral cancer survivors and honoring those lost to the disease.



Speech-language pathology is the best treatment for aphasia.

UT Health San Antonio offers summer program for people with aphasia

April 1, 2022

Although stroke is the most common cause, aphasia can also occur due to traumatic brain injury or neurodegenerative disorders. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UT Health San Antonio is hosting a summer program to help people with aphasia improve their communication skills.




Oral Cancer Awareness month: What you need to know

March 31, 2022

The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry has partnered with The Oral Cancer Foundation to host The San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 23, in observance of the 22nd Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month.