Back to school!?!
boy makes a face before boarding a school bus. He is not ready to go back to school. He is looking at the camera. His hands are on his hips.

Back to school!?!

The summer break zipped right by — although it seems to have left the near-100 degree heat behind as a reminder. Area school districts have either started classes or will…

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A stomach bug makes an unwelcome appearance
High angle indoor shot of a grimacing woman holding her stomach out of abdominal pain which may occurs due to illness, cramps, menstruation, PMS or gastric problems. She in white tank top and is sitting on the bed with her unaware husband who is sleeping in the background. The horizontal composition was shot using aperture f/2.

A stomach bug makes an unwelcome appearance

A stomach-churning foodborne infection is suddenly in the news again this summer — and it seems to have Bexar County in its crosshairs. The Texas Department of State Health Services…

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The risk of opting out
Doctor injecting vaccination in arm of asian little child girl,healthy and medical concept

The risk of opting out

It's a growing trend that worries doctors, educators and public health officials — parents declining to vaccinate their children. Vaccine refusal rates have been on the rise in Texas. The…

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When animals attack!

We like our animals, be they dogs or frogs, myna birds or llamas. But under certain circumstances, almost any animal can become aggressive and bite. South Texans are no strangers…

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Germs above the clouds

For most people, traveling is a fun way to relax and see new sights. But if you are planning your next vacation, you might want to consider a few tips…

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Fever 101
Close-up thermometer. Mother measuring temperature of her ill kid. Sick child with high fever laying in bed and mother holding thermometer. Hand on forehead.

Fever 101

Fever. It’s often the first thing we check our kids for when they feel sick. But how to treat that fever — and when to worry about it — isn’t…

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Cold, flu or allergies?

SOMETHING is making you sick. And unfortunately, this time of year, it could be any number of things. While you may be miserable regardless of the cause, identifying the problem…

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