Health

Miles of Smiles-Laredo

Miles of Smiles-Laredo brightens oral health for kids

November 11, 2016

If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. That’s the reality in Laredo, where Miles of Smiles-Laredo has been brightening the world for thousands of children–and their families–since 2006. Miles of Smiles-Laredo is a School of Dentistry public health program for children living in Webb County. It is […]



PTSD

KENS 5: Fighting PTSD: World’s largest research group based in S.A.

November 8, 2016

The ‘South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience’ (STRONG STAR) and the ‘Consortium to Alleviate PTSD’ (CAP), both under the umbrella of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, make up the world’s largest organization focused on PTSD.



Dr. William Henrich

Health Science Center, MD Anderson announce affiliation

November 1, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced an affiliation agreement Nov. 1 that will create a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Antonio.




Cookbook aims to fight cancer risks

October 11, 2016

A new cookbook, The Rx Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Recipes, Restaurants & Markets, aims to help people reduce their cancer risk with recipes based on an anti-inflammatory diet developed by a chef and researchers at the UT Health Science Center.



Primary Care Week 2016

Primary Care Week 2016

September 30, 2016

A series of free events will mark Primary Care Week 2016 October 3-7.



Ruth Berggren, M.D.

Dr. Berggren receives Mastership from ACP

September 28, 2016

Ruth E. Berggren, M.D., FACP, director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at the Health Science Center, has been chosen to receive Mastership from the American College of Physicians.