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Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 20, 2016
by Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune Aug. 19, 2016 Texas has seen an “unusual,” dramatic increase in the number of women who died from pregnancy-related causes in the past five years, according to a new study.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 09, 2016
In an event called “Take Back Our City,” people from across San Antonio gathered at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center to look at the past to inform today’s conversation about gentrification and displacement. An 11,000-year timeline papered the walls of the meeting room, going back from today to a time when indigenous groups were still migrating to the Americas.
Written by evrard on Aug 09, 2016
It's back to school time again, and children of all ages are required to receive minimum immunizations in order to be eligible to attend school in Texas. Why are minimum vaccinations required? And what makes these and other vaccines important? NOWCastSA sat down with Dr. Dennis Conrad for a conversation on immunizations to find out.
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 09, 2016
As the end of summer draws near, many pools are closing – but your San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is offering an extended pool season at four regional pools, August 16 – September 25, 2016.
Written by Trinity Market on Aug 08, 2016
The Trinity Market is expanding its emphasis on wellness with a new partnership with the Nix Health Care System and its push toward sustainability with waste containers sponsored by CleanRiver Recycling.