A high uninsured rate, hospital closures, and poor elder care leave Texas especially vulnerable to a COVID-19 epidemic.
On the National Podcast of Texas, Adler Insists that although SXSW is canceled, Austin is open for business.
The population geneticist and UT-Austin professor on pandemics, SXSW, and what our DNA says about our ability to adapt to infectious diseases.
In his first interview since taking the reins, MD Anderson’s former chief medical executive discusses the need to modernize.
Texas A&M wants to transform medicine by training a generation of innovation-minded physicians.
A Houston Chiropractor’s Spine-Tingling YouTube Videos Have Earned Him an Army of ‘Crack Addicts’—and Controversy
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.
Camp Gladiator’s Ally Davidson: “Our Competition Is Netflix. Our Competition Is a Sedentary Lifestyle.”
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.
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.
Dr. Livia S. Eberlin: “I Always Thought the Word ‘Genius’ Sounded Funny. How Can You Really Define What’s Genius?”
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
Gloria Copeland's anti-vaccination rhetoric comes a just few years after her family's Fort Worth megachurch experienced a major measles outbreak.
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.
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.
Professionals point fingers at anti-vaxxers, but the movement remains strong.
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.