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For decades, doctors defaulted to hysterectomy to treat fibroid symptoms. That’s changing as patients push for more awareness and a wider range of treatment options.
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In Texas, the Bexar County Hospital District’s board of managers unanimously approved plans to build two new hospitals in medically underserved areas.
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In a Latino community near Chicago, too many victims of COVID are identified as white, Black or other.
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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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Building on Express-News Reporter Laura Garcia's in-depth series on health care disparities in San Antonio, she will engage a panel of experts in a frank discussion about such inequities on the South Side, as well as solutions.
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Texas Public Radio’s Yvette Benavides and David Martin Davies went to San Antonio’s Woodlawn Lake Park and talked to people about how diabetes is impacting their lives.
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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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The San Antonio Express-News analyzed historical census data between 1970 and 2020 that covered three topics: education atainment, Hispanic ethnicity and median family income.
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Like many patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain, Todd Papianou, a high school teacher from Rumford, knows the thin line between life-saving and life-destroying medication.

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