Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor's lack of sensitivity to a patient's culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. That can lead to unnecessary suffering for patients. Sometimes, it can lead to death.
Sex traffickers are drawn to vulnerable kids. Young victims are often homeless or runaways, have previously been abused or neglected, or who have at some point been flagged by social service providers.
Texas Public Radio's signature talk show "The Source" hosted San Antonio mayoral candidates Ron Nirenberg and Greg Brockhouse for a live forum Monday. What are their visions for San Antonio? Where do they stand on critical policies? What can we learn from their records?
Wednesday at noon on "The Source" — Death is something everyone faces but not something everyone plans for, even if they are able to. What are the various approaches to end-of-life care and how do you decide what’s right for you or your loved one?
Tuesday at noon on "The Source" — On Tuesday, Texas students will begin taking the state's standardized test – known as STAAR – amid renewed criticism about its ability to accurately and fairly measure academic performance.
Missing a ticketing platform's initial on sale time for a popular event most often results in one of two outcomes: You don't go or you end up paying many times the face value to get in. Even worse, you show up after paying double or triple the original price and find out your tickets are counterfeit. What should you know to avoid being a victim of ticket fraud?
After more than 3 months and thousands of responses to community surveys, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is reassessing the city's strategy for wellness. How could the new strategy impact residents' quality of life in coming years?
There are more than 30,000 young people in Bexar County between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working. This demographic represents about 14 percent of their age group in the area.
Sixty-four percent of Texans support laws protecting gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination, according to the Public Religion Research Institute. Yet a new report from Equality Texas details the many obstacles that still remain for nearly 1 million LGBTQ+ individuals living in Texas. What can policy do to change the future of equality in the state?
Over seven decades and three generations, women faced contempt, physical violence and even prison time for demanding equality. 2020 will mark the centennial anniversary of women achieving the right to vote. What can we learn from the suffrage movement? Nearly 100 years later, what inequalities are women still working to overcome?
Palm oil is one of the most-traded commodities in the global economy and tropical countries around the world are working to meet the growing demand. What are the pros and cons of harvesting and consuming this ubiquitous crop?