By Edmond Ortiz The 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival featured several San Antonians leading conversations about how best to enhance life for the aging population, tackling the opiod crisis and improving medical care for individuals. Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros discussed how people ages 55 and up can lead productive lives in growing cities.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 1 2019 - 12:00am
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 25 2018 - 11:17am
Six Democratic Candidates for Texas governor debated the issues at San Antonio's Central Library in the run up to the March 6, 2018 primary election. The candidates fielded questions about healthcare, jobs and criminal justice from Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina during the Feb. 13 debate in San Antonio's Central Library auditorium.
Written by gsbaird on Feb 17 2017 - 2:22pm
No one questions the need to improve upon the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 14 2017 - 3:45pm
Local members of Moms Clean Air Force, TX21 Indivisibles and other residents from U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith's district gathered at the Congressman's San Antonio office on Feb. 14 to deliver a unique Valentine's Day message.
Written by BioBridge Global on Jul 22 2015 - 8:59am
Umbilical cord blood has so many medical uses, scientists are starting to find them by accident. In a recent case, researchers looking into a disease related to skin grafts identified a part of umbilical cord blood that can lower inflammation and immune disorders caused by those grafts. At the same time, they found those same proteins, called soluble NKG2D ligands, could be used to treat similar conditions that affect the skin, including eczema, rheumatoid arthritis and perhaps even alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss.
Written by City of San Antonio on Nov 12 2014 - 8:22am
EnrollSA is a coalition of healthcare, government, nonprofit and grassroots professionals working collaboratively to increase Bexar County’s enrollment in health coverage made available by the Affordable Care Act.
Written by gsbaird on May 24 2014 - 11:12am
The Affordable Care Act’s enrollment window for purchasing health insurance this year in the Health Insurance Marketplace ended March 31. However, a Special Enrollment Period is open now for people with "life events," for example:
Written by San Antonio Ch… on Apr 3 2014 - 3:52pm
The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce today released survey results of a citywide poll that indicates a majority of the community supports renegotiating the police/fire union healthcare contract with the City of San Antonio. The telephone survey was conducted March 4-6 among 501 randomly selected registered voters. According to Richard Perez, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, the poll was privately funded by members of the chamber.
Written by Clarity_CGC on Feb 4 2014 - 4:23pm
REPLAY VIDEO: On Feb. 25, at the headquarters of the Valero Energy Corporation, the One in Five Minds advocacy campaign hosted a Forum on Mental Health Care Funding for Texas Children.