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Federal judge strikes down Texas abortion regulation

Federal judge strikes down Texas abortion regulationA federal judge on Friday struck down new requirements for Texas abortion facilities.
  • Around Texas
  • 1 month ago
Life

Lily Lopez loses battle with leukemia; few marrow donors

Lily Lopez loses battle with leukemia; few marrow donorsHispanics have a difficult time getting bone marrow transplants because very few minorities donate the marrow.
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Health

The story behind the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

The story behind the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'More than a million people have dumped freezing water on their heads for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Austin Whataburger employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Austin Whataburger employee diagnosed with Hepatitis AWarning issued to customers of the Whataburger restaurant in Austin after an employee was diagnosed with Hepatitis A.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Your Health

Downtown conference raises awareness on mental health

Downtown conference raises awareness on mental healthA downtown conference is shedding light on suicides, mental health issues and substance abuse.
  • Your Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

First responders get training on mental illness

First responders get training on mental illnessAccording to San Antonio police, roughly 1 out of every 5 calls they receive is related to mental health troubles.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Hill County camp helps kids who've lost a loved one

Hill County camp helps kids who've lost a loved oneA special summer camp run by Hospice Austin is helping dozens of kids have fun and work through the pain of losing someone they love.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

SAWS: What happened in Toledo 'not unlikely' to happen here

SAWS: What happened in Toledo 'not unlikely' to happen hereSAWS Spokesman Greg Flores, says, it's not likely. San Antonio gets its water from aquifers, which aren't exposed to sunlight.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Public Safety

Residents find several dead egrets inside Brackenridge Park

Residents find several dead egrets inside Brackenridge ParkMany locals are concerned after people who frequent Brackenridge Park noticed dozens of dead birds in the area.
  • Public Safety
  • 2 months ago
News

Minimally invasive knee surgery

Minimally invasive knee surgeryKnee replacement surgery is happening much more now, sometimes because people just want to stay active longer. Some San Antonio doctors are using a new technique to make that surgery easier on patients
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Public Safety

E. coli found in raw water supply at joint Base San Antonio

E. coli found in raw water supply at joint Base San AntonioOfficials with the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Public Water System put out an alert after raw ground water tested positive for E. coli.
  • Public Safety
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Study: Abortions down 13 percent since new Texas law

Study: Abortions down 13 percent since new Texas lawEight months after Texas law restricted access to them, the number of abortions in Texas has decreased by 13 percent.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Around Texas

Neighbors say home surrounded by mosquito-infested water is a hazard

Neighbors say home surrounded by mosquito-infested water is a hazardNeighbors say the mosquito-infested water has surrounded the vacant property for well over a year.
  • Around Texas
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Your Health

Alert for Texas drivers: Protect kids from hot cars

Alert for Texas drivers: Protect kids from hot carsHeat kills. Cars can heat up very quickly in the summer. This video shows what happens to the occupants.
  • Your Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Caribbean mosquito-borne illness discovered in Texas patient

Caribbean mosquito-borne illness discovered in Texas patientThe Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

A study looks at which teens gravitate toward hookah use

A study looks at which teens gravitate toward hookah useCigarette use is declining among young people at the same time that hookah smoking is gaining in popularity, says a new study that finds nearly 1 out 5 high school seniors used the water pipe device sometime in the last year.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figureThe National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you're really drinking with those summer cocktails.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

Scientists withdraw claim about making stem cells

Scientists withdraw claim about making stem cellsIn two papers published in January in the journal Nature, the Japanese and American researchers said that they'd been able to transform ordinary mouse cells into versatile stem cells by exposing them to a mildly acidic environment.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Local

Ebola outbreak now most deadly ever in West Africa

Ebola outbreak now most deadly ever in West Africaest Africa's first-ever Ebola outbreak in humans is now the most deadly and geographically widespread outbreak on record and is threatening to spread, health officials say.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Local

FDA approves inhaled form of insulin

FDA approves inhaled form of insulinThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a long-delayed inhalable diabetes medication to help patients control their blood sugar levels during meals.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Local

Eat McDonald's for 3 months, lose 37 pounds?

Eat McDonald's for 3 months, lose 37 pounds?Science teacher goes on McDonald's-only diet to prove it's not where you eat, but what you eat (and how much you exercise) that matters.
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  • 3 months ago
Local

Dental therapy dog makes dentist visit less 'ruff'

Dental therapy dog makes dentist visit less 'ruff'Monica Johnson is so terrified of going to the dentist, she went 15 years without an appointment.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Local

Texas woman nearly loses leg after brown recluse bite

Texas woman nearly loses leg after brown recluse bite A Fort Bend County woman believes she cheated death after a spider bit her in bed.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
News

COSA hosts AAPI Convention; Topics include childhood obesity and ACA

COSA hosts AAPI Convention; Topics include childhood obesity and ACAHundreds of physicians are in San Antonio for the 32nd Annual AAPI Medical Convention.
  • News
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Laser treatment tackles stubborn weight problems

Laser treatment tackles stubborn weight problems“I was skeptical; what could really be that easy?” asked 60-year-old Susan Berger after getting Strawberry Laser Lipo treatments to target areas of her body resistant to more traditional methods of weight loss.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Obama says US should offer paid maternity leave

Obama says US should offer paid maternity leave"Many women can't even get a paid day off to give birth — now that's a pretty low bar," Obama said at the White House Summit on Working Families. "That, we should be able to take care of."
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Your Health

De-regulating respiratory therapists has some people concerned

De-regulating respiratory therapists has some people concernedIn Texas you need a license just to give a massage, or use a laser hair remover. But soon you might not need one to be a respiratory therapist, or X-ray technician in a hospital.
  • Your Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago