The results align with other up-to-date research on health disparities in San Antonio, said Bryan Bayles, Witte curator of anthropology and health.
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.
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation on Friday opened its new care clinic, a 6,500-square-foot facility that will provide medical services for people with HIV/AIDS, a full-service pharmacy, and mental health treatment.
Impact on small business owners and government overreach were among the concerns voiced Thursday night at a town hall meeting about raising the legal age to buy tobacco products in San Antonio.
The countywide health plan takes the collaborative effort to improve the health of San Antonio residents from analysis to action.
San Antonio’s cultural and ethnic diversity includes 59% of people identifying as either Hispanic or Latino, ethnic groups that carry an unequal share of the chronic disease burden.
Examples of active, healthy environments are easy to think of: parks, hiking and biking trails, campgrounds, lakes, and other “outdoorsy” places where people can recreate without the dangers of traffic.
“People overestimate their height, women underestimate their weight – and everybody overestimates how much they exercise,” quipped Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers as he presented the annual Frank Bryant Jr. M.D. Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics, held Tuesday night at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Recently the Express-News Editorial Board published an opinion piece regarding the need for an awareness campaign about sugary drinks.