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Written by San Antonio AID... on Nov 05, 2013
As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1 there are new initiatives launching to expand awareness of HIV/AIDS beyond one day.  AIDS Awareness Week—A San Antonio Collaborative is one of many.  As we have raised awareness each year for December 1 the question has been brought forth, “Why only one day?”  Those who have been significantly touched by HIV/AIDS would like more time and opportunity to recognize the impact of this disease.
Written by gsbaird on Oct 31, 2013
Young adults, if you are under 26 years of age, one of your parents can add you to his or her group health insurance plan if the plan allows dependents to be insured. More than 3 million young adults have already taken advantage of this feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Alternatively, you can purchase health insurance in Obamacare’s Healthcare Marketplace at a very reasonable price.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Oct 30, 2013
FP Walk-In Clinic has opened at 115 Gallery Circle, Suite 102, in Stone Oak to provide primary and acute care services. The clinic welcomes walk-in patients who need medical services without having to wait weeks to see their regular doctor or need an appointment right away. “No appointments are necessary,” Physician Assistant Lee Adams said. “That’s why we’re here, so that people can be seen immediately especially if it involves an acute medical issue.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 29, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA as we webcast a conversation about Texas' next generation of children of color.
Written by gsbaird on Oct 23, 2013
People may be misinterpreting the information available on the Affordable Care Act's healthcare.gov website. One can now see plans and rough prices for plans available by for any specified county in Texas. However, this can be very misleading in that this information does not include the government tax credits available to most.