Tag Archives: Texas Department of State Health Services
In a settlement, Texas has been forced to clarify which forms of ID it'll accept from undocumented parents who say they were denied their kids' records....Read More
Texas Latinas were disproportionately affected by restrictions in the state's anti-abortion law.
Data the health department was reluctant to release vindicates abortion providers who said anti-abortion regs would disproportionately affect Texas Latinas....Read More
After Texas Booted Planned Parenthood from HIV Program, County Replacement Hasn’t Performed a Single Test
Texas took a nearly 30-year-old HIV prevention contract away from Planned Parenthood in December, promising there’d be no gap in services.
Texas took a nearly 30-year-old HIV prevention contract away from Planned Parenthood in December, promising there’d be no gap in services. Six months later, t...Read More
Texas' premature birth rate is higher than the national average, and pregnant women of color are less likely to access prenatal care than are white women....Read More
Democratic lawmakers aren't satisfied with health officials' response to their inquiry about an HIV prevention program.
In a letter to Democratic lawmakers, Texas state health officials said booting Planned Parenthood from an HIV program was 'consistent' with state leaders....Read More
In mid-October, a federal judge issued a decision denying the parents' request that Texas be compelled to find a temporary means by which to issue the birth cer...Read More
The state excels at creating solutions in search of problems, making life more difficult for the most marginalized Texans.
To me, it looks as though the problem the state has is with some Texans. Texans who aren’t wealthy white folks, or who aren’t likely to be turning up to vot...Read More
A budget proposal jeopardizes a cancer screening program that serves Texas women who are at greatest risk for developing breast and cervical cancer....Read More