By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Sarah Weddington, the attorney who argued the landmark Roe v. Wade case in the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion nationally, died Dec. 26, 2021, according to a statement from her family provided to The Texas Tribune by Susan Hays, her friend, mentee and former student.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Nov 13 2014 - 4:30pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17 for the live webcast of the Texas Women's Healthcare Coalition Legislative Briefing at the Texas Capital in Austin.
Written by Deborah Charnes on Oct 14 2013 - 5:45pm
Austin may be known for its music scene, and staying weird, but San Antonio is the city for colorful and lively arts. Now, a group of San Antonio artists are creating their own ACL: Audacious City Limits Redux, to benefit Planned Parenthood. The opening reception takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at ArtSA Gallery.
Written by Clayton Price on Sep 9 2013 - 12:23pm
The Can We Talk coalition, hosted by the Texas Nurses Association of District 8, presented a program on the Affordable Care Act and Women’s Health on Aug. 27, 2013 at the Bright Shawl Tea Room. Anne Dunkelberg, Associate Director for Center for Public Policy Priorities, delivered the presentation on the effects of the Affordable Care Act on women’s health in Texas. U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett also spoke to the group about the Affordable Care Act and its importance to women. Watch our interview with Congressman Doggett and our full coverage of the event below. This video production was made possible thanks to the support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. Can We Talk is a coalition of more than 65 women's organizations in San Antonio. Can We Talk events are scheduled each year in March, to commemorate Women's History Month, and on or near August 26, to commemorate Women's Equality Day and Texas Women's Independence Day.
Written by A Su Salud on Jan 30 2013 - 11:09am
Dayana Alvarado, age 19, is a full-time student. She enjoys drawing and taking care of her younger sisters. Alvarado knows by taking care of her health and getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, she can continue enjoying her hobbies. The HPV vaccine is an important part of cervical cancer prevention.