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Salud America! pushes shared use of recreational facilities

August 24, 2016
 

Salud America! has launched a new toolkit to help parents push for local schoolyard-sharing, as well as a national letter campaign to urge state PTA associations to prioritize public sharing of school recreational facilities among all schools after class.

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H-E-B partners with cancer centers

August 24, 2016
 

H-E-B on Aug. 19 announced a fundraising effort to benefit the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center—and H-E-B will make a matching donation from funds raised in San Antonio to benefit activities of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center.

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Community invited to participate in national health care improvement conference

August 23, 2016
 

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The “Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, 111 E. Pecan, in downtown San Antonio.

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News 4: UTHSCSA inviting public to free health conference this weekend

August 20, 2016
 

A major health conference is rolling into San Antonio this weekend and you are invited. Its focus is how to improve the experience between patients and healthcare professionals. Watch the full story at News 4

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Partners Shopping Cards benefit CTRC

August 19, 2016
 

The CTRC Council, a nonprofit organization providing volunteer opportunities and fundraising to support the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, is holding its annual Partners Shopping Card event Oct. 21-30.

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Haruka Weiser

Express-News: Mental health crisis in Bexar County a ‘new normal?’

August 15, 2016
 

People in Texas were stunned by the murder of 18-year-old Haruka Weiser in April as she was walking back to her dorm at the University of Texas at Austin. This is not an Austin problem. It could easily happen here. Bexar County faces its own crisis in caring for those with severe mental illness.

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