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Written by evrard on Jun 11, 2015
Within hours of their release from Karnes County Correctional Center, a privately-operated prison located about 60 miles south east of San Antonio, three refugee mothers reached out to NOWCastSA to share their stories. Video of their testimony is now available to share, with credit, on any website:
Written by San Antonio Met... on Jun 03, 2015
A little-noticed law signed last week by Gov. Greg Abbott mandates syphilis testing of pregnant women in the third trimester. The additional test helps prevent infants from being born with congenital syphilis and gives them a real chance at living syphilis-free.
Written by BioBridge Global on Jun 02, 2015
For three years, Krystal Sanchez coordinated South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) drives for her San Antonio employer, donating and encouraging colleagues to join her. “I never thought I would become a patient who would need a blood transfusion,” she said. But that changed earlier this year when Sanchez underwent an emergency cesarean section. Afterward, she felt so weak she could not hold her baby.
Written by SAHA on Jun 02, 2015
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address emergency, safety and security needs at public housing properties, including measures necessary to fight crime and drug activities.
Written by CMHE on Jun 01, 2015
REPLAY Video from the June 9  webcast of Is My Mind Mine? Neuroscience, Privacy and the Self, presented by Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D. The Conversations About Ethics lecture is presented by The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at The UT Health Science Center San Antonio.