Health


We win UT System’s 2019 Spring Wellness Challenge

May 2, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio won in the medium-sized institution category. 2019 marks the third straight year we’ve won a UT System Wellness Challenge.

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Dr. Cantu receives national award for environmental efforts

May 2, 2019
 

Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN, associate professor of nursing at UT Health San Antonio, has received the Charlotte Brody Award from Health Care Without Harm, a health coalition that seeks to reduce the environmental footprint of health care worldwide.

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Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Opioid crisis: UT Health looking to replace highly addictive drugs

April 30, 2019
 

Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant.

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Breakthrough drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, researchers say

April 30, 2019
 

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

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Peter Loomer, Eileen Breslin, Lourdes Castaneda, Mike Black, Mary DeLay, Amy Shaw Thomas, William Henrich, Gladys Keene, Armando Diaz, Hector Gonzalez and Erika Martinez

UT institutions, Laredo advisory council move toward more collaborative programs

April 25, 2019
 

Collaborative programs for education, clinical care and research were among the topics discussed April 4 by leadership of UT Health San Antonio, the UT System and the Laredo Regional Campus Advisory Council (RCAC).

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Want to lose weight? We can help

April 24, 2019
 

Health problems related to obesity are a growing concern for health care providers. From diabetes to obesity-related cancers, those excess pounds can cause real trouble. If you’re serious about losing weight, UT Health San Antonio has several programs that can help. The Employee Health and Wellness Center, located in the School of Nursing, offers a […]

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