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Anonymous: Recognize the Emotional Cost of Coming Forward

May 9, 2018 By Charley Locke

"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."

Mothers in Peril

Apr 18, 2018 By Ricardo Nuila

A harrowing journey through Houston’s health care system offers an inside look at why so many women are dying after giving birth.

The Faces of Obamacare

Feb 14, 2017 By Michael Hall

For many Americans, the controversial health law is government run amok. But for these people in San Antonio, it’s been a lifesaver.

Out of Africa

Nov 23, 2016 By Mimi Swartz

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.

Big Men on Campus

Aug 24, 2016 By Laura Beil

Are all those three-hundred-pound high school football players a health crisis waiting to happen?