Fox 29: Traffickers, dealers get creative in transport, creation of heroin

November 4, 2016

In 2014 more than 10,000 people died of a heroin overdose in the U.S. Watch the full story at Fox 29

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Kangaroo Care

TPR: Kangaroo Care may help drug dependent babies

September 23, 2016

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, is researching the effect of Kangaroo Care on babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their mothers.

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Community invited to participate in national health care improvement conference

August 23, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The “Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, 111 E. Pecan, in downtown San Antonio.

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Texas Public Radio: The Source: Bexar County Leads State In Newborns Suffering From Opioid Withdrawl

August 20, 2016

A third of the infants born in Texas who suffer opioid withdrawals are in Bexar County. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Advances in pain management: TPR’s Think Health Science series

May 18, 2016

Health Science Center faculty members Barbara J. Turner, M.D., MSED, MACP, and Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., will be the speakers at Texas Public Radio’s Think Health Science presentation: Advances in pain management, on June 9.

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Ketamine Effects Include Antidepressant Properties, And Researchers Have Identified The Brain Circuit Involved

January 4, 2016

Ketamine, an anesthetic drug, has gained popularity as an illicit party drug due to its hallucinogenic properties and ability to provide pain relief, relaxation and sedation. Read the full story at Medical Daily

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