WELLNESS MATTERS: Emotional Resilience

WELLNESS MATTERS: Emotional Resilience

By Angel Santiago "What should I do?" a young lady asked her father. "Keep driving," he said as they approached an intense storm that was growing stronger.  Cars began pulling over, and the young lady asked again, "What should I do?" "Keep driving," her father...

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2021

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2021

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2021 Expanding the Role of Advocates in Cancer Research and Treatment By Sean M. Wood Breast cancer advocate Julia Maués has a saying: "Researchers are experts in the science of cancer. Oncologists are experts in treating people...

Maintain Good Oral Health for a Healthy Body

Maintain Good Oral Health for a Healthy Body

Maintain Good Oral Health for a Healthy Body Periodontal disease could be a risk factor for breast cancer and other diseases. By Rudy Arispe If you desire to have a healthy body, then you need to have good oral health. The two go hand in hand, advises a doctor of...

Conviva Care Center: Women to Watch

Conviva Care Center: Women to Watch

Jacquelin Castillo, M.D. Dr. Castillo, a native of the Floresville area, was inspired to enter a career in medicine after shadowing her aunt, a dermatologist. She chose to practice family medicine and moved home after completing residency in Corpus Christi, TX. She...

Collaborative Commission on Domestic Violence

Collaborative Commission on Domestic Violence

Collaborative Commission on Domestic Violence Brings Leaders Together to Address Domestic Violence in San Antonio By Blithe Wiley Photography by David Teran Judge Monique Diaz, 150th District Court & Maria Villagómez, Deputy City Manager. In San Antonio,...

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

By Blithe Wiley Many San Antonians don't realize that the city is home to one of only two institutes in the United States dedicated solely to pediatric cancer research. Established in 2004, the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute's mission consists of three...

From Fertility to Obstetrics

From Fertility to Obstetrics

From Fertility to Obstetrics:  Dr. Jaye Adams and Dr. Tiffany Satterfield Focus on Women's Health  By Rudy Arispe Photography by David Teran During her 22-year career as an OB/GYN, Dr. Jaye Adams was the proverbial “stork” who has brought countless bundles of joy to...

The HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention

The HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention

By Jeff Fehlis As a parent, I would do anything to protect my children. When they were tiny, I childproofed the house. When they set off to the park on a skateboard or bike, a helmet was not optional. When I taught them to drive, wearing a seatbelt was the rule of the...

Hormones and Hope… for Better Health

Hormones and Hope… for Better Health

By Dr. Wendy Askew My office is often a place of hope for patients who've been told over and over again, by physician after physician, that there is 'nothing wrong' with them. These patients seek out help and often leave their physician's office frustrated when no...

Wellness Matters: Relationships

Wellness Matters: Relationships

There are three motives for which we live: the mind, the body, and the soul. The key to living your life to the fullest is having balance in all three areas. Here’s how to balance your relationships!

Texas Oncology

Texas Oncology

Texas Oncology in the San Antonio area is comprised of a team of 43 physicians, offering treatment at 15 locations, including four comprehensive cancer centers

You Can Help Change the Story of Cancer

You Can Help Change the Story of Cancer

No one understands the impact that a cancer diagnosis can have on your life until it happens to you. The SA Cancer Council is changing the story of cancer for the more than 4,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients and the more than 1,500 patients enrolled on clinical trials at the Mays Cancer Center each year.

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