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Written by evrard on Oct 19, 2011
On Monday, Oct. 24, NOWCastSA webcast Conversations About Ethics: Religious & Secular Approaches to Suffering and Healing live from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Auditorium from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Written by paveway42 on Oct 18, 2011
On Oct. 4, the Children's Hospital at Scott & White in Temple, Texas opened its doors effectively bringing family-centered healthcare to 32 counties in Central Texas. The 64-bed inpatient facility includes 48 private rooms and 16 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) rooms. The facility is the only children's hospital between Dallas and Austin on the I-35 corridor. 
Written by nancypjohnson on Oct 15, 2011
Improving communication to improve health was the focus of the Health Collaborative’s Health Literacy Conference.Nearly 200 health and education professionals gathered Oct. 14 at the DoubleTree in downtown San Antonio to hear from local and national health experts.Organizers of the Health Collaborative—a group of hospitals and other health minded organizations—say the conference has grown from 75 participants when volunteers started it seven years ago to nearly 200 participants this year.
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 21, 2011
NOWCastSA will record “A Community Conversation: Reno Achieved No Kill: San Antonio CAN, too!” Talk About It!/¡Vamos Hablarlo!, a bilingual multimedia and grassroots campaign focused on helping San Antonio achieve the Animal No Kill Initiative, is hosting the free public event on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Norris Conference Center at Wonderland of the Americas Mall. Due to technical difficulties with our livestream hosts outside of our control, we are unable to webcast the event live.
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 14, 2011
REPLAY THE VIDEO: Voices for Children of San Antonio hosted the 13th annual Congress on Children Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Aimed at policy makers, social workers, teachers and others who work with young people, the one-day conference featured many child experts.The event at the Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word was not open to the public, but you can replay the video of NOWCastSA's webcast of the event here. The broadcast was sponsored by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.