The first cell phone was created in the 1970’s and sold for thousands of dollars. Needless to say, very few could afford them. Today, according to recent statistics, there are more than 327.5 million cell phones in the United States. That number exceeds our population and collectively, Americans check their phones upwards of 8 BILLION […]
The summer months are fast approaching and with them come celebrations, family vacations and trips to the beach. Children will be enjoying their days riding bikes or splashing with friends at the local water park. That means there are some precautions that need to be considered to ensure that no one falls victim to […]
Local doctor offers hints to help novice runners prepare San Antonio – Legend has it that the marathon began in 490 B.C., when Greek soldier Pheidippides ran from a battlefield near Marathon to Athens to deliver news of a Greek victory over the Persians. He then promptly collapsed and died. Thousands of years later, […]
Video games, cell phones on the list of things kids should avoid after concussions San Antonio – Any parent knows how tough it can be to keep their children off cell phones and video games. But in the case of children who have suffered concussions, limiting the use of electronic screens could make a […]
Local doctor says vaccine fears may cost lives this flu season San Antonio – Each flu season, between five and 20 percent of Americans catch some strain of the flu, leading to more than 30 thousand deaths per year from flu-related complications. Doctors with the group Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians (GSEP) say those […]
Cars, cuts top list of preventable injuries San Antonio – While Freddie Krueger and Michael Myers have haunted the dreams of children for generations, local physicians say there will be something even scarier roaming the streets of San Antonio this Halloween: cars.