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  • Young patients, athletes inspire one another for the holidays
    December 12, 2018

    Most of the young patients who spend time in the hospital during the holidays don’t get to see talented athletes up close and personal – and the athletes don’t get to see little heroes who are fighting their way back to health. But they’ll get a chance to meet tomorrow at University Hospital when the St. Mary’s University men’s basketball team comes to share some holiday cheer, along with gifts and team mascot Rattler Man. WHO: St. Mary’s University...

  • Kids get to be Santas elves
    December 04, 2018

    Children who are spending time in the hospital during the holidays may not get to see all the festive lights and sparkling signs of the season. But the best way to get in the holiday spirit is to give to others, and the young patients at University Hospital will be doing just that when they create holiday cheer for animals. They’ll work with experts to construct simple objects that provide fun and fiber for the beasts at the San Antonio Zoo – see some results from last...

  • Turning blue for World Diabetes Day
    November 14, 2018

    More than 400 million people worldwide have diabetes, with 300,000 of them living in Bexar County. The disease can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks and amputations. At 5 p.m. the Texas Diabetes Institute will “go blue” along with buildings around the world to raise awareness about this epidemic. The community is invited to come out for healthy snacks and information on diabetes prevention. Also on site will be the San Antonio Food Bank’s Mobile...