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January 2008 Barshop Institute News

Geriatrician writes book on comforting the critically ill

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 28, 2008) Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, M.D., assistant professor of geriatrics and palliative care is the physician co-author of  “Communication as Comfort: Multiple Voices in Palliative Care". . .

Hairless tunnel diggers are teaching scientists a thing or two about aging

SAN ANTONIO (Excerpt from December 24, 2006 story by Cindy Tumiel, Staff Writer, San Antonio Express-News)

With virtually hairless bodies, pink wrinkled skin and buckteeth worse than Bugs Bunny, naked mole-rats hardly are contenders for America's next top model.

But if people were more like naked mole-rats, well, we all probably would live longer.

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