Spring is a great time to consider growing foods that help reduce cancer risk

March 17, 2023

  By Taryn Celeste Prado, MDS, RD, LD, clinical dietitian, Oncology Nutrition According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, eating a primarily plant-based diet is linked to a reduction in the risk of several types of cancers. By incorporating more vegetables, whole grains and plant-based foods into your diet and making sure that at […]

Application deadline extended for Community Engagement Small Project Grants

March 10, 2023

  The Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science and the UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy have extended the application deadline for one-year Community Engagement Small Project Grants through 11:59 p.m. on April 3. The goal is to promote, develop and expand community and academic research partnerships for the translation of science from […]

5 types of household items to avoid if you have a chemical intolerance

March 8, 2023

By Claudia S. Miller, MD, MS, professor emeritus in the department of family and community medicine Is it possible that one or more common household chemicals are making you ill? If so, how and why would they cause such a reaction? There is a two-stage process called toxicant-induced loss of tolerance, or TILT, which may […]