Deaths of despair are on the rise in Texas Commentary: Despite Texas’ sunny economic veneer, something is amiss in the lives of Texans whose state politics also might not be helping. by Camerino I. Salazar Latest Some San Antonians will now pay for COVID antiviral treatments as federal coverage ends by Raquel Torres Veterans face stigma over PTSD: ‘Something that we as a country need to overcome’ by Shari Biediger San Antonio hospitals improve prevention of patient infections in new safety grades by Raquel Torres How the pandemic changed access to health care for San Antonio by Raquel Torres San Antonio the first in Texas to be named ‘Tree City of the World’ by Raquel Torres More news Search for treatment centers continues for Texans with long COVID Long COVID clinics in Texas are few and far between, but can provide care that validates patients and offers unique treatments. by Neelam Bohra, The Texas Tribune Researchers in San Antonio are studying the rise of Alzheimer’s disease in Hispanic populations The Biggs Institute is working to advance treatment for the “tsunami wave” of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, projected to double across the U.S.in the next 20 years. by Raquel Torres New master’s program will address shortage of imaging specialists in South Texas Radiologists, CT and MRI techs will come from UT Health San Antonio’s new imaging sciences program, helping fill the need for the national shortage. by Raquel Torres Tuition increases at San Antonio child care centers on the horizon as the cost to operate rises Operators may raise tuition due to financial stressors that were relieved temporarily by federal funding, but some families may be eligible for subsidies. by Raquel Torres Research project will examine how diabetes rates impact San Antonio’s workforce The growing number of working San Antonians living with diabetes will be the focus of a study that will examine how diabetes affects workforce participation in the Bexar County region. by Raquel Torres If I hadn’t miscarried, I wouldn’t have known how to navigate Texas’ abortion ban Commentary: After my experience, I understand reproductive justice on another level, and that is why I support the San Antonio Reproductive Fund. by Kimiya Factory Reproductive Justice Fund is an investment in San Antonio’s future Commentary: San Antonio’s Reproductive Justice Fund will create access points to vital reproductive health resources and services at a time of critical need. by Laura D. Molinar As COVID cases rise, San Antonio residents urged to get vaccines before flu season begins San Antonio health officials are recommending residents get their flu and COVID vaccines before the end of October, when the official flu season begins. The emphasis comes amid a late summer uptick in COVID-19 cases. by Raquel Torres CDC greenlights two updated COVID-19 vaccines, but how will they fare against the latest variants? Commentary: Two immunologists weigh in on how the new vaccines might stand up against the latest COVID-19 variants. by Prakash Nagarkatti and Mitzi Nagarkatti 7,000+ beds and counting: Map pinpoints hospitals in the San Antonio area With new acute-care medical facilities under construction or planned, here’s where you can find the city’s largest hospitals. by Shari Biediger City makes plans for Defense Health Agency’s potential move from D.C. to San Antonio A potential relocation of the agency’s headquarters from Washington D.C. to San Antonio is supported in the city’s proposed budget. by Shari Biediger and Andrea Drusch ‘Administrative burden’ can delay — even block — people’s access to health care Opinion: If you have a body and a health insurance plan, you’ve likely experienced health care red tape at some point in your life. by Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.