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  • Health Collaborative Shows S.A. Needs to Shape Up

    The report is very helpful. It shows us where we still need to make tremendous efforts, particularly in Diabetes which we know it affects one in 10 people. We need to do more in prevention, eating right, exercising right, and more information. We need to get to people earlier before an illness becomes really bad and it costs a lot more to treat them," Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said....

  • Compounds Outsmart Solid Tumors' Malfunctioning Machinery

    The Molecular Pharmacology report and follow-up studies describe the unexpected and highly desired effects that rapamycin and similar compounds elicit on the proteasome. Based on these studies, it would be possible to design a new line of proteasome regulators with anti-cancer properties, Drs. [Pawel Osmulski, Ph.D.] and [Maria Gaczynska, Ph.D.] said. This work is in progress in their laboratory. ...

  • Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop in Bexar County, but Still Above U.S. Average

    According to a report released by Metro Health last week, teen births in Bexar County plunged 38 percent from 2000 to 2012, and even more recently, the rate declined by 16.5 percent since 2010, eclipsing the SA2020 goal of reducing teen pregnancy by 15 percent. Our rates are coming down in San Antonio and we're very pleased about that, but we've still got a long way to go," said director of...

  • Remember 10 Vigil Brings Child Abuse Awareness

    If you don't report it, or don't say something, it's going to continue, and it's going get bad," [William McManus] said. "We want to get involved before it gets to the point where someone is in serious trouble, or is killed. If you see something, say something. It is most important when we are dealing with the health and lives of our youngsters. "While we have a lot less casualties ...

  • Wilson to Report at Rangers Camp

    The Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will report to Texas Rangers' camp on...

  • Don't Let Thieves Get Their Hands On Your Name

    Identity theft skyrocketed 13 percent between 2010 and 2011, according to a report by Javelin Strategy and Research. And not surprisingly, today's mobile devices are among the most common methods identity thieves use to access private information. Javelin's study found that seven percent of smartphone users have been victims of identity theft. Identity thieves have gotten so sophisticated they...

  • To Report the Truth and Nothing but the Truth

    Credibility is undoubtedly the lifeline of a journalist. The ability to report on a story authentically while keeping it interesting can be a very difficult task. Learning that the path of a mass communications specialist isn't romantic is often hard for one to do. When your job as a journalist is , it's easy for emotions to get involved and to forget about the bottom-line: gathering information...

  • Descamps v. United States, 570 U.S. (2013)

    ...) will be released, as isbeing done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued.The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has beenprepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader.See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U. S. 321, 337. 1 . SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SOUTHWESTERN ...

  • New Report Shows Latinos Large and in Charge

    A new report recently released by America's Voice Education Fund (AVEF), The New Constituents: How Latinos Will Shape Congressional Apportionment After the 2010 Census, reveals how Latinos will soon play a major role not only in population growth across the United States, but in politics as well. The Latino electorate has been consistently increasing in both total voters and share of the...

  • Hispanics Graduates: The Future of the Texas

    A recent report found that Texas is not meeting its "Hispanic Participation Target." The overall Hispanic population continues to grow in Texas, and with this growth comes an increase of Hispanic enrollment in our institutions of higher education. Unfortunately, the increase in Hispanic college enrollment is not proportional to the overall population increase of our state. The...

  • Study Reveals Legalization Won't Improve Migrants' Economic Prospects

    The report, entitled "Immigrant Legalization: Assessing the Labor Market Effects," was released Tuesday April 6, by PPIC, which describes itself as a provider of "independent, objective, nonpartisan research on major economic, social, and political issues. Because the majority of "unauthorized" workers - PPIC prefers that term as more accurate and less politicized than &qu...

  • Rothgery v. Gillespie County, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ...as Amici Curiae 10 (explaining that "jails may be required to report their arrestees to county prosecutor offices on particular days" (citing Tex. Crim. Proc. Code Ann., Art. 2.19)); or "the sophistication, or lack thereof, of a jurisdiction's computer intake system," ...

  • Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U. S. (2009)

    ... . [June 25, 2009]. . Justice Scalia delivered the opinion of the Court. . The Massachusetts courts in this case admitted into evidence affidavits reporting the results of forensic analysis which showed that material seized by the police and connected to the defendant was cocaine. The question presented is whether those affidavits are testimonial, ...

  • Tobacco Marketing Causes Kids to Smoke

    The 684-page report, The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use, is an exhaustive review of more than 1,000 scientific studies and presents definitive conclusions that (a) tobacco advertising and promotion are causally related to increased tobacco use, and (b) exposure to depictions of smoking in the movies is causally related to youth smoking initiation. This report sends a loud ...

  • Finding Homework Help for Teens

    Many students report feeling frustrated because they can't find the assistance they need online or elsewhere to get their homework done. In addition, parents often feel unable to lend support because they have been out of school for many years. In fact, a recent survey commissioned by Microsoft Corp. found that less than a third of parents reported they feel prepared to help their middle- and...

  • Teenagers and Young Adults Strong Academic Progress

    This report shows the educational trend lines are going in the right direction," said Secretary Spellings. "But, while I am pleased that the achievement gap is narrowing, I am not satisfied - we still have work to do. Under No Child Left Behind, we are specifically working to close the achievement gap and to provide each and every student, regardless of his or her race, ethnicity or...

  • Timely Screening Can Lead to a Healthier You

    Unfortunately, according to a new report by AARP, the American Medical Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fewer than one in four adults aged 50 to 64 get recommended health screenings designed to detect and prevent disease. The good news is that changing that is as easy as scheduling a screening and going. That is why AARP has teamed up with the U.S. Department of...

  • Call to Action: The 9/11 Commission Report

    What emerged in the hearings and subsequent report, issued on July 22 nd of this year, is a picture of an outdated intelligence system originally built to win the Cold War. As the 9/11 Commission noted, this system of agencies - the CIA, FBI, and National Security Council - operated on a "need to know" basis rather than a "need to collaborate" basis. This crippled our ability...

  • St. Mary's University Named As One of the Nation's Best Colleges

    S. News & World Report's 2006 edition of "America's Best Colleges" guide has ranked St. Mary's University No. 3 for best value among colleges and universities that offer a full range of undergraduate and master's level programs in the Western part of the nation. Hallmarks of a St. Mary's education-the personal attention we provide students and their access to faculty and quality...

  • Pregnant Women Getting Advice Before It's Too Late

    The new report updates the 1990 pregnancy weight-gain guidelines that are based on a woman's height and weight ratio, or body mass index (BMI). However, the guidelines will remain the same for women who are normal, underweight, and overweight. This really struck close to home. It's worrisome," said [Fernando Guerra]. "We need to encourage women to lose weight before they get pregnant...

  • Protecting Senior Texans

    All police agencies will now report investigations into home repair scams and other swindles perpetrated against Texans 65 years and older. Common scams are now run in the following areas: Access to Health Care; Giving to Charities; Credit and Debit Cards; Home Improvement and Repairs; Purchasing Used Cars or Car Repairs; Identity Theft; Charitable Raffles; Mold remediation; Debt Collection; AND ...

  • Lakers Notebook: Winter's Hof Honor Is Bittersweet for Jackson

    Tex Winter's inclusion in the Hall of Fame seemed to please but also dismay Lakers coach Phil Jackson on Sunday. Winter's selection will be announced before the NCAA championship game tonight, according to a report from Chicago.

  • House Approves Rodriguez' Proposal, Extending Family Medical Leave Act

    Congressman D. Rodriguez (TX-23) praised passage of the FY 2008 Defense Authorization conference report today which strengthens our military, improves readiness, and supports our troops and their families. The conference report includes two key provisions by Congressman Rodriguez: extension of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to the families of Wounded Warriors, and the removal of a key...

  • A Brighter Pharmaceutical Future for San Antonio

    We released this report in San Antonio because of its particular relevance to the health of this city's population and to that of Texas," said PhRMA senior vice president, Ken Johnson. "Over half of the San Antonio population is Hispanic...some of the diseases highlighted in the report, including epilepsy, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and Lupus disproportionately affects Hispanic...

  • Legislative Priority in 2005

    There's more bad news. A report by the Center for Policy Priorities entitled "Children's Medicaid and SCHIP in Texas: Tracking the Impact of Budget Cuts" profiled the Texas CHIP and Children's Medical enrollment. Between now and January 2005, you can join the Children's Defense Fund and its Campaign to Restore CHIP. After all, there's strength in numbers. At the same time, your lawmaker ...