Health


Symposium educates public on the cancer journey

January 18, 2019
 

The importance of exercise, a healthful diet, prayer/meditation and social support during the cancer journey were some of the take-away messages.

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“To Err Is Human” film screening set

January 17, 2019
 

Medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. The School of Nursing, the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, and the Batz Patient Safety Foundation  are sponsoring a free screening of the documentary film To Err Is Human, which spotlights this silent epidemic, as well as easy-to-implement solutions that dramatically improve […]

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Dr. Palmaz honored by Ohio University and the National Academy of Engineering

January 15, 2019
 

He will receive the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for inventing the first stent.

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Congratulations to the 2019 Presidential Award winners

January 15, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, announced the 2019 Presidential Award winners Jan. 15. The recipients will be honored with a plaque and cash award at a special dinner on March 7. Established in 1985, the Presidential Awards recognize exemplary performance by individuals who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate […]

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Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019
 

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]

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San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health SA completes major cancer center renovation

January 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has completed a major renovation of its cancer research and treatment facilities and appears poised to take advantage of an affiliation with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which was announced just over two years ago. Note: A subscription may be needed to view this story. Read […]

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