New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that about 18 percent of San Antonio residents did not have health insurance in 2016 – a slight decline from 2015 estimates
Metro Health Director Colleen Bridger said the proposed revisions would mirror current state laws, but would change the age restrictions to 21.
The results align with other up-to-date research on health disparities in San Antonio, said Bryan Bayles, Witte curator of anthropology and health.
The state budget for 2018-19 assumed $3.2 billion in federal CHIP funds; Congress’ failure to renew funding would create an enormous hole in Texas’ budget.
For the 26,000 runners registered for the annual Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon, this weekend provides an opportunity to experience a community runner’s high. For San Antonio motorists, the marathon and several associated events means navigating road closures.
At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the William Pearce Primary School gym was packed with more than 100 eager schoolchildren completing reps of jumping jacks, lunges, and push-ups alongside Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
As Bexar County teen pregnancy rates decline, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District on Tuesday released provisional data showing that pregnancy rates among teen mothers who already have a child remain stubbornly high.
This is the first local analysis that directly addresses how ground-level ozone pollution impacts San Antonio’s public health and economy.
Services aim to alleviate immediate suffering, but also to equip those affected with coping skills in order to thwart long-term mental health impacts.
Toyota Field was taken over Saturday by a massive blanket fort, constructed to raise awareness for autism by entering the Guinness Book of World Records.