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Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 15, 2013
The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Fitness Council have joined together to create a one-of-a-kind interactive fitness challenge, Fit Pass SA.  In an effort to continue to make San Antonio a healthy and fit city, Fit Pass SA is designed to encourage participants to stay active by offering them the opportunity to win prizes for attending a wide variety of free and low-cost wellness
Written by Elizabeth Allen on Aug 15, 2013
A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer.
Written by UT Health Scien... on Aug 12, 2013
In an unprecedented show of support for our nation’s wounded warriors, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have agreed to provide approximately $45 million over five years for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research to advance PTSD diagnosis, prevention and treatment for service members and veterans.
Written by evrard on Aug 05, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, in collaboration with Trinity University, hosted a conference on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for interested stakeholders at Trinity University’s Stieren Theater on Aug. 8, 2013 to address the changes to healthcare propelled by ACA.
Written by San Antonio Riv... on Aug 05, 2013
Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff joined San Antonio River Authority (SARA) General Manager Suzanne Scott and SARA staff earlier today to review the newly reopened sections of the Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project that were closed following the rain event from this past Memorial Day weekend.