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Study says Hispanics face unique obstacles to health

May 15, 2019

U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable public transportation and a lack of green space, which contributes to health inequities, according to a new research review from Salud America!, a national network for health equity at UT Health San Antonio.

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Dr. Ramirez to chair newly named Department of Population Health Sciences

May 13, 2019

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., founder and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio and a leading health disparities researcher, will lead the newly named Department of Population Health Sciences.

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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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NEWS 4: Focus of worldwide Chromosome 18 research is in San Antonio

April 22, 2019

For people with Chromosome 18 abnormalities, the prognosis used to be a life spent in a near vegetative state. Watch the full story at NEWS 4

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Study tracks unpredictability of domestic violence

April 18, 2019

The unpredictability of violence is sometimes a stronger predictor of a woman’s health outcomes than violence frequency and severity.

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