Texans who breathe polluted air are more likely to have preexisting health issues. That means they're at a higher risk of getting seriously ill from the coronavirus.
Air pollution across the globe has sharply dropped, an unintended silver lining of COVID-19. But as coronavirus continues to spread, Texas environmental advocat...Read More
Providers and advocates say the pandemic highlights the need to end bans on telemedicine and requirements like the mandatory waiting period.
Since she became the medical director of her Dallas-Fort Worth abortion clinic in 2013, Robin Wallace has been trying to recruit more physicians to meet the gro...Read More
Once the virus passes, there's no reason to let the powerful return peacefully to business as usual.
The time has come for progressives to exploit a crisis for political gain. As the novel coronavirus sweeps across America, it isn’t tanking an otherwise...Read More
Give to your local food bank, donate blood, or support an emergency housing fund.
As Texans hunker down, learn to keep our 6 feet of “social distance,” and gradually get used to life in quarantine to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many of...Read More
Fearing spread of coronavirus, some sheriffs are calling on police to stop arresting and jailing people on low-level charges—a step reformers have been pushing for years.
Last week, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Texas rose, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner urged local police to think twice about who they arrest...Read More
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of two abortion access groups that were named “criminal organizations” by the local ordinances.
The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against seven East Texas towns that recently passed anti-abortion ordinances declaring themselves “sanctuary cities for th...Read More
Medicare Covered Her Medication for a Decade. Now, She Could be Spending Thousands Each Month For Migraine Relief.
A federal judge in Austin recently denied a patient’s appeal asking Medicare to cover the skyrocketing cost of her prescription.
Rachel Harger struggles to find the words to describe her pain. She speaks carefully, each word seeming to take significant effort. “You just, you can’t...Read More
Controversial Anti-Abortion Activist Wants a Guarantee Her New Group Will be Eligible for Title X Funding Next Year
The argument from Heidi Group founder Carol Everett has “no logical limit,” wrote government attorneys in a recent court filing.
Heidi Group founder and anti-abortion activist Carol Everett is battling the federal government over the future of federal family planning funding. In a lawsuit...Read More
A string of in-custody deaths over the past year point to inadequate treatment for inmates with serious medical conditions.
A string of in-custody deaths over the past year point to inadequate treatment for inmates with serious medical conditions. * by Michael Barajas January 23, 202...Read More