Laura Garcia, S.A. Express-News

Laura Garcia

S.A. Express-News

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Laura:

Nurse-navigator helps patients get the care they need

Maria Lee, a nurse turned insurance broker, is used to saving her clients money on their premiums. One day, she saved a woman’s leg. → Read More

Relationships outside of doctor’s office could help fight diabetes, according to San Antonio study

Nosotros is a group of community health workers committed to working with Bexar County’s... → Read More

Relationships outside of doctor’s office could help fight diabetes, according to San Antonio study

Nosotros is a group of community health workers committed to working with Bexar County’s most vulnerable population. → Read More

From X-rays to an EKG, San Antonio residents can get urgent care at home

Radiology technologist Jerry Noethan said that people with mobility issues benefit from trained staff going directly to them. → Read More

‘Never been done before’: Morgan’s Wonderland founder expands services for people with disabilities

The $45 million, 165,000-square-foot building, called “The MAC,” is essentially a one-stop shop providing medical and non-medical services. → Read More

Metro Health’s $100 H-E-B gift cards draw crowd for COVID-19 booster

Metro Health is offering a gift card to those who come in for their COVID-19 shot, but locations and times are very limited. → Read More

Updated-COVID-19-boosters available at San Antonio pharmacies

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and Bexar County’s University Health have not yet released details on whether mass vaccination sites will be set up this time. → Read More

San Antonio microscope ‘like being able to see a dime on the surface of the moon’

Researchers can take super high-resolution movies and images on a molecular level. → Read More

San Antonio doctors use COVID-positive donor organs for transplants

More than 2,700 organs nationwide have been transplanted from deceased, COVID-positive donors — an important development amid a persistent organ shortage. → Read More

San Antonio abortion-rights protesters: ‘This is a battle that will be won in the streets’

Pro-abortion and anti-abortion activists clash in a recent rally held in San Antonio. → Read More

‘Should I go to Austin Pride?’: San Antonio health experts answer monkeypox questions

Metro Health hosts second monkeypox forum at Luther’s Cafe as the local outbreak... → Read More

San Antonio saw a drop in homicides due to family violence amid COVID-19, struggling economy

University Health approved $750,000 18-month contract with STRAC to fund a navigation line that helps law enforcement officers responding to domestic violence calls. → Read More

San Antonio awaits 3,500 more monkeypox vaccine doses

The number of confirmed local cases of monkeypox reached 17, while the number of reported cases in Texas exceeds 800. → Read More

Monkeypox cases increasing in San Antonio, risk remains low

Monkeypox can be a risk to anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender. However it is rarely fatal. → Read More

UT Health nursing school awarded $4 million federal grant to expand foster care health services

The grant will fund access to community-based health care in 28 counties under a new... → Read More

San Antonio public health officials urge caution in crowds to prevent spread of monkeypox

San Antonio public health officials urge residents to avoid close, skin-to-skin contact in large crowds where people are wearing minimal clothing. → Read More

San Antonio defense lawyer lobbies for Medicare to cover treatment for ‘side effect’ of cancer care

A San Antonio-based criminal defense lawyer who built her more than 30-year career... → Read More

Planned Parenthood South Texas names woman to succeed longtime CEO

Planned Parenthood South Texas has hired a new president and CEO. → Read More

Third monkeypox case confirmed in Bexar County

As CDC tracks national outbreak of monkeypox virus, at least three cases have been... → Read More

San Antonio nonprofit commissions groundbreaking study on economic mobility

New two-year study to research cash assistance and economic coaching as interventions. → Read More