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Three Bexar County children with autism are at the center of a lawsuit filed on Dec. 6, 2016.

Lawyers for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Disability Rights of Texas assert Medicaid should pay for a therapy called applied behavior analysis treatment.”

"We filed the suit this morning in the United States District Court in San Antonio," said Susan Zinn, a San Antonio attorney for the plaintiffs. "And we hope that they will agree to provide services to these three children while the lawsuit is pending."

Ryan Poppe

A San Antonio lawmaker has filed legislation today to make medical marijuana more accessible in Texas. 

In 2015 State Sen. Jose Menendez co-authored a bill that allows only three businesses in the state to sell a specific medical marijuana oil to patients that have epilepsy that is incurable. The San Antonio Democrat is hoping to expand that bill this session by giving doctors the discretion to prescribe it to their patients for other illnesses.

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

More than 7,000 researchers from 90 countries are meeting this week at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

One of the San Antonio doctors sharing his research has exciting news about how aspirin could help extend the lives of patients.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Recently released from immigration detention centers in Dilley and Karnes County, 500 women and children from Central America are now displaced. Area churches and organizations are working to support the women and children, most of whom are seeking asylum.

Texas' Driver Responsibility Program imposes surcharges on drivers for traffic violations from speeding and accidents to driving while intoxicated or without a license. Created by the Legislature in 2003, the program was designed to address both driver responsibility and the state's $10 billion budget shortfall.

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