Health

Get Waivered TX schedules training for using buprenorphine to combat opioid abuse

June 26, 2019
 

The training is part of the Get Waivered TX initiative led by Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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San Antonio designated a Dementia Friendly City

June 17, 2019
 

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver program is championing the Dementia Friendly initiative.

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Wear blue Friday for men’s health

June 12, 2019
 

State health officials are calling on Texans to wear blue June 14 to commemorate National Men’s Health Week and honor those who have overcome health challenges. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This year, Men’s […]

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School of Nursing to offer free HIV testing

June 11, 2019
 

The School of Nursing will offer free and confidential HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. Tests will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only and take about 30 minutes. Supplies are limited; tests will be available for only 50 students and 50 staff members. The tests do not […]

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Trauma game changer

June 7, 2019
 

Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.

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Head of Army Futures Command visits

June 6, 2019
 

Gen. John M. “Mike” Murray, commanding general of the U.S. Army Futures Command based in Austin, visited UT Health San Antonio June 5 to learn about advances in military medicine. He was hosted by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), director of UT Health San Antonio’s Military Health Institute. Gen. Murray was briefed on […]

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