Wellness and Prevention

e-cigarette

Health leaders welcome FDA action on e-cigarettes

May 6, 2016
 

Action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) May 5 to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the Health Science Center. […]

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Alzheimers Couple

MD News Magazine (sponsored): Your Aging Patients’ Medical Home

May 2, 2016
 

The UT Senior Health practice was featured in the April issue of MD News Magazine with, “Your Aging Patients’ Medical Home.” The article highlights the specialized care UT Senior Health geriatricians provide our aging population and offers helpful tips for physicians to identify appropriate patients for referral to UT Senior Health. MD News Magazine is […]

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Odessa American: Artificial sweeteners are not weight loss wonders

April 8, 2016
 

Studies show link between artificial sweeteners and obesity.

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Spring Wellness Day to promote healthy living

April 8, 2016
 

The Campus Health & Wellness Committee is again hosting its Spring Wellness Day to promote wellness and healthy living for the mind, body and spirit.

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PTSD

San Antonio Magazine: Outrunning PTSD

March 1, 2016
 

It’s fair to say that Stacey Young-McCaughan is obsessed with exercise. And it’s not just because the retired U.S. Army colonel played sports growing up and has long been a dedicated runner. Early in her career as an oncology nurse and researcher, Young-McCaughan wondered about the benefits exercise could provide to people fighting cancer. Read the […]

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Science.Mic: Diet Soda, the timeless health scam

February 22, 2016
 

Diet soda has been around since the 1950s. A 2013 Gallup poll indicated that 24% of adults drink it over the regular stuff. But even though it’s billed as the lesser evil of it’s sugar-packed counterpart, diet soda hasn’t actually proved to be much better, health-wise; in fact, certain sources would argue that it’s worse. Read the […]

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