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The City of San Antonio is reporting the following street closures as of 10am Tuesday, August 8, due to flooding from Monday's storms.

  • Devine between Dick Friedrich & Alamo Heights
  • George Rd between NW Military & Lockhill-Selma
  • Mauermann between Applewhite & Pleasanton
  • Gibbs Sprawl between Rittiman & Kerby Limits
  • Old Grissom Rd between Grissom & Culebra
  • Old Seguin between Binz Engleman & I-35

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

Treating American service members hurt in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts created a new military emphasis on polytrauma -- a medical term meaning more than one serious injury. The complex wounds of war also created a need for a new model of care that today is helping veterans and active duty military heal.

Texas Medical Association

The Texas Medical Association is putting out a dire warning. That advocacy group says if the state legislature fails to pass a Sunset continuation bill for the Texas Medical Board, it will create a crisis.

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San Antonio entered Stage 1 water restrictions on July 14th. That's the first water rationing to occur in two years. But this morning's heavy rains and thunderstorms may help delay the onset of Stage 2. 

Texas Infectious Disease Readiness

August is part of peak mosquito season here in Texas. Those pesky insects do a lot more than just create itchy bumps. They carry some serious diseases. Now, Texans have a website created just for them to keep up with news about emerging health threats. In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks with infectious disease specialist Jan Patterson, MD, of UT Health San Antonio.

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