Health Care

Does – BPA-Free’ Mean It’s Safe?

Eastman Chemical goes after Austin researcher who found that BPA-free plastics contain other hormone-altering chemicals.

In a small, nondescript office park in North Austin, scientist George Bittner bombards baby bottles with UV rays, blasts sippy cups with steam and microwaves de...Read More

Life Without Health Insurance

Sean Fleming has been uninsured most of his adult life. He works about 30 hours a week at an Austin bakery, and picks up additional work at a coffee shop. The 4...Read More

Fighting AIDS in Texas

In 1983, Jamie Schield went on a camping trip with a friend to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But his friend was out of sorts; he was tired, out of breath...Read More