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We are the magazine of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Address correspondence to the editor, Natalie Gutierrez, at: GUTIERREZN@uthscsa.edu

They make Texans smile

The Health Science Center's Dental School provided $8 million in community- based dental care last year in South Texas.

Making sense of the mania

Nearly half of the people with manic depression cannot use the most widely prescribed medication to counteract the illness. Thanks to research led by a Health Science Center psychiatrist, sufferers may soon be able to use a new and possibly more effective drug.


Back to the '50s

They were the best of times. They were the worst of times. A look at the '50s and how far science and medicine have taken us since then.


Good ideas

A better artificial hip. A way diabetics can check the health of their eyes at home. Read about the latest good ideas from our faculty.

Window of opportunity

High school students are getting help planning their future thanks in part to a program that involves the Health Science Center.


Thank you: 'Mr. Ben's' legacy lives on

A.B. "Ben" Alexander was one of the last examples of a vanishing breed of Texans, and his legacy lives on at the Health Science Center.


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