Browse Stories in Health & Environment

Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 24, 2011
Former basketball star and entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson will come to San Antonio in early March to help promote HIV and AIDS awareness to youth.Johnson, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and a person living with HIV/AIDS, will be the guest speaker at a youth rally from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m, March 5, at St. Philip's College.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23, 2011
The Bexar County Community Health Collaborative released its 2010 health portrait, highlighting concerns about the area's obesity epidemic, teen pregnancy and the continuing stigma around mental health issues.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 17, 2011
With spring around the corner, vegetables at the Dan Cook Dream Garden will soon be harvested, thanks to a group of kids who got their hands dirty to fight obesity and diabetes in their West Side community.Children from kindergarten age all the way to the eighth grade planted the vegetables on Jan. 21 at the garden, located on 1215 W. Poplar.It’s one of several ongoing community projects that are promoting healthy eating habits, community involvement and outdoor activities on the West Side.
Written by championac on Feb 17, 2011
I got an interesting flyer in the mail this week from CPS Energy. It was all about the utility’s STEP program, which sets a goal to cut down on energy usage each year. Turns out San Antonio met last year’s goal – and actually exceeded it by quite a bit. That’s good news.
Written by Susana on Feb 15, 2011
Residents living in the West and Southwest sides of San Antonio met with city planners to find out how their neighborhoods will grow and what redevelopment and conservation efforts are in store.The second public meeting of the West/Southwest Sector was held Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Northwest Vista College located at 3535 N. Ellison Dr. You can watch video from the live Webcast here: