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Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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Leonel Rodriguez got some terrible news in November 2019. Doctors diagnosed Rodriguez, a South Texas resident, with mant…Clinical Trials, Education
For Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor a Latina who dedicated her life to the advancement of Latinos and other disadvanta…Increasing Civic Engagement, Overcoming Harmful Biases
During Hispanic Heritage Month, Salud America! is celebrating Latino trailblazers, historical figures, and inspirational…Education, Overcoming Harmful Biases
Brownsville Police Sgt. Billy Killebrew knows a lot of children experience divorce, witness domestic violence, and suffe…Education, Trauma & ACES
Eyes wide with surprise, Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, pulled into the parking lot of the UT Health San Antonio School o…Infection Control
Wiping the sweat from his brow, Javier Cintron listened intently to the Haitian man. Far from his home in Panama City, F…Cancer, Clinical Trials
Shiny cars screeching down the road. Grocery stores filled with bright lights and food-stuffed aisles. TV screens flicke…Cancer, Clinical Trials, Embracing Immigrants
“The good news is, we can’t kill you trying to save you. You showed up fit to fight.” Still in shock of recent events, L…Cancer, Clinical Trials, Overcoming Harmful Biases
As a child, A.J. Williams was exposed to domestic violence. Now a police officer in Fort Worth, Texas, Williams is makin…Trauma & ACES