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Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium

December 18, 2018
 

Register today for free. The first Living Beyond Cancer A-Z: A UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center Symposium, featuring a full day of  learning, empowerment and discovery, will be held Jan. 12 on the Long Campus. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers are invited to join us for informative discussions and […]

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School of Nursing to hold its 1st White Coat Ceremonies

December 18, 2018
 

The School of Nursing is holding its inaugural White Coat Ceremonies on Jan. 4 and 5 and March 1, thanks to a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Intended for first-year students in medical, nursing and physician assistant programs, the White Coat Ceremony “serves to welcome students to health care practice and elevate the […]

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Will medication make senior adults more buff?

December 14, 2018
 

Adults 65 and older sought for study of whether drug will stop muscle loss UT Health San Antonio researchers seek participants for a clinical research study to evaluate whether a medication will increase muscle function and mass in older adults. “As we age, the size and strength of our muscles decline. This is called sarcopenia,” […]

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Laredo Regional Campus holds tree-lighting ceremony

December 7, 2018
 

LAREDO (Dec. 7, 2018) — The UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus in Laredo hosted a community tree-lighting ceremony for the holidays. The United and J.B. Alexander High School choirs entertained the crowd with traditional holiday songs, followed by a dinner and children’s activities. # # # For current news from the UT Health Science Center […]

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New Action Pack: Start a School Food Pantry to Help Hungry Kids!

December 7, 2018
 

By Cliff Despres, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio 15.4% of Texas homes are food insecure, meaning they don’t have enough food. Kids in these homes don’t know where their next meal is coming from. How can schools support help these children? The new “School Food Pantry Action Pack” from Salud America! […]

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UT Health San Antonio researcher to present poster at SABCS on novel molecule to treat breast cancer

December 4, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2018) ― Ratna Vadlamudi, Ph.D., from UT Health San Antonio will present further research on a novel, first-in-class agent to treat estrogen receptor (ER)-positive and ER-negative breast cancer. The research poster will be presented during San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8. “Most breast cancers in women require the hormones estrogen […]

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