The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas on Friday awarded UT Health San Antonio more than $2.7 million to fund three distinct projects.
Sixty-two percent of local residents – about 860,000 people – live further than a 10-minute walk away from a park, according to the survey.
At the end of the 2017-18 school year, only 9 students in East Central ISD were sent to truancy court due to success of new trauma informed approach.
Data from the City Health Dashboard shows that San Antonio lags behind other U.S. cities in terms of access to parks and income inequality.
Cancer rates have been on a consistent decline due to advances in technology and medicine, but liver cancer rates remain on the rise, having tripled in the United States since 1980.
Childhood trauma leaves lifelong wounds as children don’t automatically overcome these issues when they turn 18.
The bottom line is we must take action to create a culture of health where Latino and all families can live, learn, work, and play better.
Did you know San Antonio is the first city in the U.S. to conduct a citywide scavenger hunt for free health, wellness, and physical activity events?
For San Antonio to be at its healthiest, its residents need and deserve safe places to move more and sit less.
San Antonio is more dangerous for pedestrians now than in recent years, and many other largely Latino communities are in the same condition, according to a new report.