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What you need to know about brain donation

August 6, 2019
 

A Dialogue on Dementia seminar set for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, will focus on the brain donation program, the outcomes and the unlimited potential that comes from this selfless gift.

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Lose weight, not pleasure

June 11, 2019
 

You don’t have to give up your favorite foods to lose weight and feel good. Ever wonder how some people can eat all their favorite foods and not gain weight? Naturally Slim is an online program that will teach you how. And here’s a hint: it doesn’t include starving, counting calories or spending hours prepping […]

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Media coverage – Glenn Biggs Institute

April 30, 2019
 

Special report of media coverage, September 2017-present Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases (National/international coverage is in bold type.) Census: 91 stories Date Media outlet Faculty Topic   04/12/19 Express-News Dr. Bess Frost Teaching San Antonio researchers to turn brain power into market power   04/11/19 Alzsforum Dr. Miranda Orr Plaques Age Glial […]

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Possible severe weather forecast

April 17, 2019
 

On Thursday, April 18, staff should report to work at their scheduled arrival time.  However, if this is not possible, or if conditions are hazardous, please use your best judgement and travel when it’s safe to do so.  Should you not be able to report as normally scheduled, please make arrangements with your supervisor. Thank […]

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CNN: Showing compassion, accepting cultures: Preventing suicide in the Latino community

March 27, 2019
 

“Suicide is a public health issue that affects people from every race, every age, every gender and every class,” explains Dr. Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Long School of Medicine at UT Health in San Antonio. “But Latina teens have suicidal ideations and want to kill themselves more frequently.” Read the story

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