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Written by San Antonio AID... on Mar 25, 2013
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is most widely known for their services of HIV prevention and skilled nursing/hospice but there is more to SAAF services.  Many are not aware that SAAF (pronounced, safe) offers a Hot Meals Program that offers free meals - breakfast lunch and dinner - 365 days a year to those infected with HIV.  Recently SAAFs Hot Meals Program launched an extension called Nourishing SAAF-Chef of the Month Project where each month an area chef offers their time and talents to prepare a special culinary delight to HIV/AIDS
Written by UT Medicine on Mar 25, 2013
Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FAAC, assistant professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has created what she calls a VIP clinic for the everyday woman without the VIP price tag.
Written by LMGCommunications on Mar 25, 2013
Hope for Humans, a non-governmental organization (NGO) serving the northern region of Uganda, was awarded the 2013 Neuro Film Festival Grand Prize by the American Brain Foundation on March 22, 2013. An award and check were presented to Dr. Suzanne Gazda, a San Antonio neurologist and the Co-Founder and President of Hope for Humans, at the American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
Written by deborah.charnes... on Mar 24, 2013
For as long as we have been human, we have had healers in our midst.  Whether it was a curandera, shaman, monk, or the old woman down the street that grew herbs, there was always someone in our own community that knew us, cared about us, and healed us.  These individuals had a calling, a gift, a duty.  It was NOT about business, but about helping people. 
Written by deborah.charnes... on Mar 24, 2013
Every day, thousands of Texans’ lives are put in danger as a result of secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace. Texas Latinos, which constitute 41 percent of the state’s population and 35 percent of the labor force, often work in the food industry where only one third of workers are protected against secondhand smoking.