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San Antonio Business Journal: San Antonio gets small cut of $34 million in new cancer funding

February 19, 2017

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded 14 grants totaling $34 million to several institutions on Wednesday. Less than 4 percent of that funding is headed to San Antonio. Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal


Rivard Report: Health Equity: Racism and Its Impact on Public Health

February 19, 2017

Part of public health officials’ work lies in securing health equity, or the “attainment of the highest level of health for all people.” Read the full story at the Rivard Report


La Prensa: UT Health San Antonio celebrate Longs’ legacy of generosity

February 19, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, UT System Chancellor William McRaven, UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D. and other dignitaries celebrated the extraordinary legacy of giving to UT Health San Antonio by philanthropists Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long, of Austin. The value of their total giving exceeds $61 million. Read the full story […]


Texas Public Radio: The Source: San Antonio Stakeholders Work To Combat The Dangers Of ‘Synthetic Marijuana’

February 19, 2017

Local officials and community members are actively working together to address the issue of a new and more potent synthetic cannabinoid on the streets in San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Corpus Christi Caller Times: Corpus Christi sisters win video contest

February 19, 2017

A video about a Corpus Christi-born, peer-education program to combat childhood obesity was voted the best Salud Heroes of Community Health production. Read the full story at the Corpus Christi Caller Times


KGNS-TV: Area Health Education Center Raising Awareness of HPV

February 19, 2017

The Human Papilloma Virus may be the most widespread, misunderstood and potentially dangerous epidemic most people don’t know about. Watch the full story at KGNS-TV, Laredo