Debbie Townley, a 54-year-old grandmother of two living in Austin, didn’t get annual mammograms or well-woman exams for years because she couldn’t afford health […]
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The Texas policy of subjecting returning doctors and nurses to unnecessary quarantines for Ebola may discourage them from going abroad in the first place.
The congressional district with the nation’s highest uninsured rate runs between Dallas and Fort Worth. Organizers there are trying to change that as Obamacare’s March 31 enrollment deadline approaches.
Maurice Chammah discusses his story, “The Recanters” which asks what happens when claims of abuse come undone.
After Pflugerville ISD became the first school district in the state to extended benefits to employees’ domestic partners, conservative residents and one particularly upset pastor made it an election issue.
In Texas, abortion is increasingly an option only for the rich.
Rep. Drew Springer’s bill (R-Muenster) would withhold 7.5 percent of the state’s funding to any district offering domestic partner benefits. That, he said, should be about equal to the full cost of a district’s employee insurance program.