Tag Archives: women’s health
Proposed solutions do little to address the underlying issue — health coverage for women.
State Representative Armando Walle, a Democrat from Houston and an Astros fan, has an analogy that he uses to describe the social safety net for pregnant Texas ...Read More
Texas health officials are retooling the state family planning safety net in advance of a summer launch, and providers are hoping for expanded services....Read More
For almost 20 years, the clinic has provided contraception, STD testing and Pap smears from a building in Brownwood’s public housing projects, an unusual sett...Read More
For more than a year, a coalition of independent abortion providers has been challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 2, Texas' omnibus abortion law pass...Read More
Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.
On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More
The committee — its creation was mandated by an amendment to the state health overhaul bill passed earlier this year — has been tasked with guiding HHSC thr...Read More
In Texas, 300 to 500 pregnant women are booked into county jails each month, and dozens gave birth while in custody last year. Women report not getting enough f...Read More
In response to a video released Tuesday by anti-abortion activist group the Center for Medical Progress, Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Health and Huma...Read More