Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
Texas hospitals are limiting the number of people in maternity wards, while some women are exploring home birth amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Austinite on yoga for managing stress, advice for working from home, and more.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the legendary news anchor, fully sheltered in place, gives us his takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katy Caldwell, CEO of Legacy Community Clinics, talks to Texas Monthly about medical supply shortages, staff safety, and financial woes.
Spending time outdoors is good for mental health. But as COVID-19 spreads in Texas, officials and citizens are grappling with whether, and how, we can enjoy public parks.
Two beloved Texas institutions team up in a moment of crisis.
A Q&A on the public health decision that sent Austin reeling.
The population geneticist and UT-Austin professor on pandemics, SXSW, and what our DNA says about our ability to adapt to infectious diseases.
Suspending the festival amid coronavirus fears would be The Big One for Austin’s economy.
In his first interview since taking the reins, MD Anderson’s former chief medical executive discusses the need to modernize.
What happens when pain relief is turned into YouTube entertainment?
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for preexisting 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.