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The project's investigative journalism has made an impact. Bexar County, for example, is using maps created for the series to change its approach.
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In the southern part of the city, options for hospitals, medical specialists and surgical centers are limited. Those in the industry say there’s little motivation to change that.
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About 400 unhoused people stay at Hotel Whitcomb, and many deal with substance use disorders. That means staff who work at the hotel are fighting to keep guests alive.
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Bexar County will hire a county public health director and other core staff as part of an initiative to revamp health care in fast-growing outlying areas of the community, filling gaps in service that he said were revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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There were big gains in access among Filipino Americans, Latinos, and LGBTQ+ residents.
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Rocha Garcia’s anxiety touched on a rarely discussed reality of life in San Antonio: Your health, as well as your quality of life and opportunities, are powerfully influenced by where you live.
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The new site opened amid mounting pressure on city leaders to reduce open-air drug use and skyrocketing overdose deaths in the neighborhood.
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The intersection of race and place proves key to understanding the gaps.
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A reporter will examine whether school-based complaints represent a real threat — or signal a child experiencing a mental health crisis.
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The Eviction Lab's Peter Hepburn joined attorney Tina Rosales and Bloomberg CityLab's Kriston Capps to discuss the eviction crisis.

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