The Paisano

TPR hosts ACES seminar

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Sofia Garcia

November 20, 2019

Hosted by Texas Public Radio, the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) seminar was “San Antonio’s approach to becoming more trauma-informed.” Colleen M. Bridger, MPH and PhD, explained that ACEs formed when a weight study showed those who were obese had a history of childhood trauma. With these...

More than music

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Amber Chin

October 16, 2019

In addition to seeing performances by their favorite artists, Austin City Limits (ACL) attendees can visit ACL Cares, a section of the festival devoted to showcasing non-profits. Among this year’s organizations are the Love Hope Strength Foundation (LHSF), Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and ...

The Cricket Haunting of UTSA

Photo by Kat Joseph

October 11, 2019

Why are there so many crickets infesting UTSA? Find out about the cricket invasion in San Antonio.

Remedies and melodies: The Healing Power of Music

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Breahna Luera

October 2, 2019

The Theta Gamma chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota held The Healing Power of Music symposium on Sept. 21. The symposium highlighted the effects music has in the medical field with guest speakers Dr. Tracy Cowden, chair for the UTSA Department of Music; Dr. Carole White, chair for the UTHSC Geriatric Nursing...

A refreshing angle to medicine

Graphic of a succulent in a vase.

Kasandra Parker

September 11, 2019

People flowed in and out of the Brick at The Blue Star Arts Complex on Saturday for the Aloe-Me Holistic Wellness Fair. The first of its kind, Aloe-Me presents a unique set of Holistic Wellness vendors including DDS Bioelectric practitioners, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners, Life Adventure...

Be a man and take care of your health

Man crying

Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle

November 14, 2018

Men: are three times more likely to commit suicide, six million men suffer from depression (with the majority of male depression cases going undiagnosed), and one-in-nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer (one-in-forty-one men will die from prostate cancer). Simply put — men need to do a ...

Body positivity

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Kimiya Factory

April 10, 2018

Suns out, buns out; literally. Along with the semester’s final responsibilities comes the mood to soak up some sun. And along with that comes the incentive to bite into a cucumber and live a “healthy” lifestyle to reach “beauty.” You know, flat stomachs, flawless skin and whatever else the main...

The overlooked disease

Asia Williams

October 19, 2017

There is an overlooked disease many people are unaware of–food allergies. A food allergy is a medical condition in which certain foods trigger the immune system to create an allergic reaction, and a severe reaction can cause anaphylactic shock. The eight major food allergens that cause the most severe foo...

Unique allergy season affects San Antonio residents

Cedar trees are a leading cause of allergies in Texas. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Danielle Throneberry

February 1, 2017

According to The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, San Antonio is ranked 22nd (formerly ranked 18th) on the list of cities most troublesome to live in with spring allergies. Perhaps this explains all the coughs and sniffs resounding throughout campus. The study conducted evaluates cities base...

Making the change: healthy alternatives to guilty pleasures

Making simple changes to your diet can help you become a healthier individual.
Photo by Danielle Throneberry

Danielle Throneberry

January 12, 2017

With New Year’s resolutions fresh on our minds, now is the perfect time to discuss healthy alternatives to those guilty pleasure foods and beverages that have us sneaking to the refrigerator or making spontaneous late night runs to Walmart. Maybe you are looking to make a change in your diet and are ...

Working out and time management

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Abby Sharp

September 20, 2016

Between classes, studying and work, it can be difficult to make time for working out. I’ve realized time management is a skill that is necessary to survive college. Working out and staying fit is important. So I thought long and hard, trying to figure out how to work out every day of the week. ...

Sports Column: Getting back and getting fit

fitness equipment and healthy nutrition on white wooden plank floor

Abby Sharp

September 6, 2016

Maintaining an active lifestyle amidst the hustle and bustle of work, school and everything in between can be a challenge. As college students and young adults, we have an ever-escalating amount of pressure on us to get everything done, be at five different places at once and still manage to have time ...