Bexar County first responders saved 1,869 lives in 2017 by administering narcan, a medication that can temporarily stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
Of the estimated 925 Bexar County women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, as many as 180 will die from the disease.
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District will host two more public stakeholder meetings to collect input on how to implement the “Tobacco 21” ordinance.
Research from UTSA suggests that the plaques that cause Alzheimer’s symptoms may be more complicated than previously believed.
Colleen Bridger calls the age hike for purchasing tobacco products the “most significant public health policy that I will ever be involved with.”
As the City considers whether to join a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, officials must weigh the benefits and the costs.
Quintanilla, who has lived in San Antonio for five years, has been an assistant professor at Our Lady of the Lake University since 2013.
Tom Rickhoff, running to unseat Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, criticized Wolff’s spending priorities in a press conference Monday.
When it comes to resident health and well-being, Bexar County ranks 115th for overall health out of 242 Texas counties measured.
The City of San Antonio is considering whether to join Bexar County in suing opioid drug manufacturers and distributors that it blames for an addiction epidemic that has been devastating locally.