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 countywide health plan takes the collaborative effort to improve the health of San Antonio residents from analysis to action.
Community health leaders joined together on Wednesday to discuss bridging the life expectancy gap between north and south San Antonio.
There is a mismatch between what creates “health” and how we allocate our overall health spending.
In a teaser video published on Facebook by a controversial anti-vaccination organization, Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood claimed that “vaccines can and do cause autism.”
Perhaps the most profound takeaway from the 2016 Bexar County Community Health Needs Assessment, which was officially released Tuesday and can be downloaded here, is that, in Bexar County, your health depends on where you live.
The results from the County’s latest Community Health Needs Assessment, which will be officially released in full detail by the Bexar County Health Collaborative Tuesday morning, show a jarring trend that’s pervasive across the country – health outcomes continue to be worse for those in low-income communities, especially Hispanics and other minorities.
It is no secret that mental illness – whether it’s depression, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia – carries a stigma, which makes it difficult for many to talk about their illness and seek help.
With every new year, come new New Year’s Resolutions, which typically involve our desire to get in better shape.