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Written by rudyarispe on Apr 2 2019 - 2:45pm
HealthTexas Medical Group celebrated the opening of its newest facility, the San Pedro Clinic on March 27.   Located at 530 San Pedro Ave., the 19,000-square-foot, primary care clinic includes 30 exam rooms, two laboratories, a pharmacy and enough space for 10 medical providers. Additionally, an 8,100-square-foot, community center will open later this year.  The community center will become a hub not only for the Medical Group but also for the surrounding community with ample space to host educational events, health fairs, exercise groups and senior events. 
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 2 2019 - 1:00pm
When a group of pioneering women joined forces in 1984 to establish a nonprofit now known as the SA Cancer Council dedicated to supporting the former Cancer Therapy & Research Center, they had one goal in mind: Make a difference in the fight against cancer. Thirty-five years later, the fight continues with funds raised annually for cutting-edge, cancer research and patient assistance at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Mar 29 2019 - 4:41pm
Sobbing and pleading for help, Silvia Rodriguez stood before a special meeting of the Housing Commission on March 12. In the previous nine years, her rent at the Soapworks apartment increased by about $100 a month, or just under 3% a year. But when the apartment complex changed hands in October of 2017, the new owner raised her rent about $100 - a whopping 20 percent - to $600 a month.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 5 2019 - 7:33pm
Replay the video from the webcast of a presentation by John Underwood, a nationally recognized human performance speaker, discussing the damaging effects of alcohol and other drugs on athletic performance. The event was sponsored by the San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Awareness in partnership with Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School PTO & Boerne High School PTO, thanks to funding from the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country. The webcast was underwritten by the San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Awareness.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 14 2019 - 12:43pm
Dr. Manuel Quiñones, a family practice physician with HealthTexas Medical Group, has been honored by the Bexar County Medical Society with its Golden Aesculapias Award for a lifetime of distinguished service.   “I am humbled and honored to receive this award and to have my name among the giants of our medical community,” Dr. Quiñones said. “The award acknowledges ‘lifetime achievement,’ but I’m not even finished yet.”
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Feb 5 2019 - 5:27pm
From news release: Details have been announced for the 13th Annual FEST OF TAILS - Kite Festival and Dog Fair at McAllister Park. This year’s FEST OF TAILS will take place from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019. As always, the event is 100% FREE to the public, and families are encouraged to bring the kids and the pups, and enjoy a day of free fun in the park.
Written by kimberlyarellano on Feb 1 2019 - 10:04am
The 2019 San Antonio Boat & Outdoor Expo will kick off the Spring season at the Freeman Expo Hall (3201 E. Houston St, San Antonio, Texas 78219) Thursday March 21st through Sunday March 24th. This is certain to be one of San Antonio’s largest outdoor lifestyle events featuring boat, canoe, kayak and RV dealers all under one roof!
Written by rudyarispe on Jan 30 2019 - 9:39am
Dr. Kristi Clark, an internal medicine physician, who served as senior medical director for HealthTexas Medical Group, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 28, 2019. She succeeds Dr. Richard Reyna, who has retired after founding and managing the company as CEO since 1994.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 8 2019 - 1:30pm
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