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.
Children born with a fatty liver are predisposed to chronic metabolic and cardiovascular diseases such as diabetes.
Latina women have the highest rate of cervical cancer among all women in the United States, according to data from the CDC.
A procedure called mechanical thrombectomy can result in better outcomes for stroke patients whose symptoms are recognized quickly.
To accommodate the increase in autism diagnoses in Bexar County, the Autism Treatment Center of SA has begun construction on a new Learning and Opportunity Center.
San Antonio hospitals, urgent-care clinics, and other health care providers are reporting a dramatic influx of patients with flu-related symptoms.
There have been 2,355 documented flu deaths in Texas since the season began in October 2017, up from 1,155 just two weeks ago.
The funding will be used to establish up to 10 board leadership positions, invest in new drug discovery, and support education and training.
In San Antonio, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, Southwest General, and University Health System are among the 751 hospitals nationwide that will lose 1 percent of their Medicare reimbursements in this fiscal year.