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Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 27, 2014
Get an Early Start on Spring Cleaning - Free Landfill Disposal Day Feb. 1 San Antonio residents are invited to get a head start on their spring cleaning by participating in the City’s quarterly cleanup event, Free Landfill Disposal Day, on Saturday, February 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to dispose of unwanted items with some exceptions (no contractor, commercial, industrial or hazardous waste).
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jan 17, 2014
Lately, hundreds of sniffling, sneezing individuals have been filling doctors’ offices for ailments related to high counts of mountain cedar pollen. Unfortunately, there is no end in sight soon for allergy sufferers. Lee Adams, Physician Assistant with FP Walk-In Clinic, offers tips to help reduce symptoms associated with mountain cedar pollen.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 14, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America issued a new report Jan. 13 calling on the nation to make fundamental changes to improve the health of all Americans. The nonpartisan group made three recommendations:
Written by UT Health Scien... on Jan 10, 2014
SAN ANTONIO (January 8, 2013) — A large new study of the suggested link between antiepileptic drugs and suicide-related behavior among veterans revealed that the risk for that behavior peaked in the month before the drugs were prescribed.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 06, 2014
Residents urged to protect their pets from the season’s chilly temps. With freezing temperatures on the way, Animal Care Services (ACS) urges residents to take steps to protect their four-legged family members from the cold and wet weather that fall and winter often bring. With a few simple precautions, they can ensure their pets stay happy and healthy throughout the colder months of the year.