Science & Medicine: Cancer's silver tsunami
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by Bonnie Petrie
1d ago
Cancer care is about to experience a silver tsunami ..read more
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Science & Medicine: Eat your pain away
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by Bonnie Petrie
1w ago
If you’re experiencing chronic pain, adjusting your diet might help ..read more
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Science & Medicine: A Crisis of Loneliness
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by Bonnie Petrie
2w ago
Loneliness and social isolation can make you as sick as obesity or 15 cigarettes a day ..read more
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The winter wave of 2024
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by Bonnie Petrie
3w ago
COVID’s winter wave has blanketed the nation, along with flu. After a brief decline, hospitalizations for both COVID and flu have increased again in Texas ..read more
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Science & Medicine: Go to the dentist
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by Bonnie Petrie
3w ago
When people think about things they can do to stay healthy, they don’t think about their teeth nearly enough ..read more
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Science & Medicine: When you clamp the cord matters
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by Bonnie Petrie
1M ago
It’s a big moment, when someone — often dad — cuts a newborn’s umbilical cord. But before you cut it, you clamp it to stop blood flow, and UT Health San Antonio is involved in a study that’s trying to determine whether when you clamp the cord matters in babies with congenital heart disease ..read more
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Science & Medicine: Communicating with Aphasia
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by Bonnie Petrie
1M ago
When Bruce Willis, an action movie star known for his way with words, started to lose his language skills, it made news. He had aphasia ..read more
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Science & Medicine: The Avanzando Caminos Hispanic cancer survivor study
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by Bonnie Petrie
1M ago
“No study had been funded to really look at the needs of our Latino cancer survivors. We're the first study to be doing this," said Dr. Amelie Ramirez, chair of Population Health Sciences at UT Health San Antonio. "And they are so grateful to us because they said, 'nobody's bothered to ask me about my cancer journey ..read more
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Science & Medicine: Swallowing ‘workout’ for people with early Parkinson’s
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by Bonnie Petrie
1M ago
Do you ever think about all that’s involved in just swallowing a bit of breakfast taco or a sip of coffee ..read more
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Science & Medicine: Spinal cord injury and walking again
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by Bonnie Petrie
2M ago
Selina Morgan holds a doctorate in physical therapy, a board certification in neurological physical therapy, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at UT Health San Antonio. She believes that there are thousands of people out there in wheelchairs who don’t have to be ..read more
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