What happens when pain relief is turned into YouTube entertainment?
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for pre-existing conditions disappear, the state has no real backup plan.
With a new gene therapy center almost completed, the medical center is providing hope for families who previously had little.
The ”don’t trust the government” right and the ”don’t trust the government” left overlap when it comes to vaccines.
Kennedy’s presentation to vaccine activists at the Capitol was a master class in how to turn fears toward a dangerous cause.
The support from Altria marks a reversal from the tobacco company's viewpoint in 2017.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the founder of the popular pop-up boot-camp workout company discusses the fitness industry, motivational psychology, and running a Christian business.
A recent study found that four of the fifteen national anti-vaxxing ”hot spots” are in Texas, including Harris County, where three cases were confirmed Monday.
The winter season is tough enough without dehydrated skin or frizzy hair. Let these products help you make it to spring.
The Affordable Care Act was struck down by a federal judge in Fort Worth, but the legal battle is far from over.
On our latest podcast, the co-director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development offers a warning about the rise of the anti-vaccine movement and Texas’s risk of a measles outbreak.
The president and CEO of Houston’s Episcopal Health Foundation has some bold ideas for retooling our medical system.
On our latest podcast, a conversation about chemistry and cancer with the UT-Austin assistant professor recently honored with a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
Yes, that’s a real thing.
Undocumented immigrants usually don’t qualify for treatment for kidney disease—until it becomes life-threatening and much more expensive.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer speaks with one of our own about 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart.'
In this exclusive excerpt from 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart,' world-renowned Houston surgeon Bud Frazier races to help an ailing patient by implanting a revolutionary device that may one day save millions of lives.
The funds claim to give a fuller picture of the challenges of abortion access in the state.
A nightmarish tale. Er, head.
"I think a lot of nurses—ICU, emergency room, operating room nurses in particular—have to emotionally shut down to do their jobs. It’s like we learn to develop an aperture in our lens, of what you can let in and what you can’t. If you let yourself feel everything that happens there, you’re not gonna make it. And I think sometimes we let things pass that we shouldn’t."
A harrowing journey through Houston’s health care system offers an inside look at why so many women are dying after giving birth.
Gloria Copeland's anti-vaccination rhetoric comes a just few years after her family's Fort Worth megachurch experienced a major measles outbreak.
This cedar season looks brutal. Prepare to sniffle.
Millions of Texans will feel the impact of changes to individual tax breaks, health care penalties, and property tax deductions.
Who’s to blame when the violence of war comes home?
The federal government argued that an undocumented minor did not have the right to abortion while in federal custody.
The storm left hundreds of thousands of households without homes. Many are still looking.
Whole Woman’s Health and the Lilith Fund are working to clear the path for hurricane survivors to safely access abortions at low cost.
Despite health risks, volunteers have stepped up to help in Harvey’s aftermath. Here’s a guide to safe mucking.
Are mosquito-borne illnesses Hurricane Harvey's next threat?
A chat with the Dallas doctor in charge of the country’s most ambitious study of traumatic brain injuries among student athletes.
Nearly 700,000 Texans have ACA insurance in districts represented by Republicans who voted to eliminate it.
The executive director of Planned Parenthood and daughter of former governor Ann Richards talks with 'Texas Monthly' at SXSW.
In a time of high deductibles, medical debt is rising.
Professionals point fingers at anti-vaxxers, but the movement remains strong.
For many Americans, the controversial health law is government run amok. But for these people in San Antonio, it’s been a lifesaver.
Much has happened this year—and there may be more to come.
Winning the MacArthur “genius grant” was a career highlight for Rice professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum. But it was a visit to Malawi that changed her life.
This could make the marijuana-derived drug, which the legislature legalized for patients with intractable epilepsy, hard to get.
In many ways, telemedicine represents the future of health care—yet some fear new rules in Texas could stunt its growth here.
What’s putting so many northeastern Texans in the grave?
The embattled Dallas County DA resigned this week.
More parents are opting out of getting their children vaccinated, and there’s no sign the trend will slow down.
Are all those three-hundred-pound high school football players a health crisis waiting to happen?
How Planned Parenthood was edged out as the state's women's health provider and replaced by the anti-abortion Heidi Group.
The rule changes aren’t based on any real health or safety concerns.
It’s the second such death in the United States.
For the third time in less than a year, a Texas youth has died from a brain-eating amoeba.
Senfronia Thompson has a few things to say about Hillary Clinton, Dan Patrick, and the foster care system.
The dean of Dell Medical School wants to reinvent health care for the twenty-first century.