Health


UT Dentistry opens Sleep Disorders Center

August 30, 2016

UT Dentistry has opened a new Sleep Disorders Center for the thousands of people with various conditions that adversely affect a good night’s sleep.



Latino kids playing in playground

Salud America! pushes shared use of recreational facilities

August 24, 2016

Salud America! has launched a new toolkit to help parents push for local schoolyard-sharing, as well as a national letter campaign to urge state PTA associations to prioritize public sharing of school recreational facilities among all schools after class.



Henrich, H-E-B

H-E-B partners with cancer centers

August 24, 2016

H-E-B on Aug. 19 announced a fundraising effort to benefit the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center—and H-E-B will make a matching donation from funds raised in San Antonio to benefit activities of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center.



Military Health Symposium August 2016

Faculty, staff participate in military health symposium

August 19, 2016

Retired Maj. Gen. Byron C. Hepburn, M.D., director of the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, and a large contingent of Health Science Center faculty and staff participated in the Military Health System Research Symposium, held Aug. 15-18 in Kissimmee, Florida.



Stroke patient

New stent technology aids in stroke recovery

August 12, 2016

“Stent-retrieval” technology helps patients with the worst strokes to regain function, and this is available right here in San Antonio, thanks to UT Medicine and its clinical partners.



Texas Public Radio: The Source: Spike In Texas’ Maternal Mortality Outpaces U.S.

August 10, 2016

Thirty-five Texas women in 100,000 won’t leave the hospital with their newborns. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio