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Written by Elizabeth Allen on Jul 21, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (July 21, 2011)—In response to staggering obesity and breast cancer mortality rates, a new local study is testing how different types of exercise—like yoga—best improve cancer survivors’ fitness, quality of life and molecular indicators of future risk.The project, Improving Mind and Physical ACTivity (IMPACT), is led by the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) in the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Written by evrard on Jul 21, 2011
View South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Locations/Hours in a full screen map
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jul 19, 2011
WATCH THE REPLAY: The latest in a series of public meetings designed to receive the public's input into changes they would like around the San Antonio area is scheduled for Tuesday, July 19. NOWCastSA will be streaming the event from La Villita's Assembly Building in downtown San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13, 2011
Artist Diana Kersey's ceramic panels on the Mulberry Avenue Bridge at Brackenridge Park whimsically depict the life cycle of the Texas Gulf Coast Toad, from mating to egg, to tadpole to toad again. Kersey was commissioned to do the public art under the city's Public Art San Antonio program, and she chronicled the process on her blog,
Written by evrard on Jun 27, 2011
The Summer Nutrition Program, funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture, provides nutritious meals at no charge to children age 18 and younger from June 13 through Aug. 5, 2011 at 95 locations across San Antonio.  NOWCastSA created this map to help families find the closest service centers.