President Trump elevated him from MD Anderson Cancer Center to the FDA just in time for the untested federal official to face a global pandemic.
Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
I’ve been employed with Austin Resource Recovery for sixteen years. I’ve always wanted to work for the city. It’s good benefits: it’s a job that a lot of people want. It’s steady, and you know it’s something that you can depend on and your family can depend on.
Reintegration into day-to-day life has proved tougher than expected for the 7,000-plus Texans who have beaten the coronavirus.
In Restarting the Texas Economy While Promising to Keep COVID-19 at Bay, Greg Abbott Faces a Precarious Balancing Act
The governor tries to address coronavirus concerns in the face of lobbying from his most conservative supporters.
An interview with Robert Bullard on how the novel coronavirus exacerbates existing environmental health issues.
Two Texas researchers believe they may already have one locked inside a Houston freezer.
And they've been dangerously slow to respond to the coronavirus.
On a special edition of the National Podcast of Texas, the pioneering vaccine scientist on why he believes banking on miracle cures and treatments is mortally dangerous.
Governor Greg Abbott's order, closing abortion clinics through April 21, has sent many out of state to seek the procedure—in the middle of the pandemic.
A new study suggests that, even in communities with few confirmed cases, the coronavirus could be spreading much more quickly than people realize.
In the face of specious medical advice and hoarding, Dallas pharmacist Emile Abdo tries to keep vital medications in stock.
Plus, a debut album by Texas duo Broken Revival, the television show ’Kidding,’ and to-go margaritas.
An interview with Dell Medical School's William Tierney on getting the National Guard to deliver groceries and the fear of “crying wolf."
Attempts to make sense of the spread of the virus can lead to some misunderstandings.
The device they've designed has piqued the interest of government officials and large manufacturers hoping to address the coronavirus crisis.
Texas hospitals are limiting the number of people in maternity wards, while some women are exploring home birth amid the coronavirus outbreak.
While other governors have taken an aggressive approach to curbing COVID-19, Greg Abbott has favored smaller measures.
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.
A vaccine for the novel coronavirus is likely at least a year away, but the state’s large anti-vaccine community is ready to resist it.
Governor Abbott and President Trump promised that testing will soon increase dramatically, but many Texans are frustrated with delays.
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.
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.
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 next big military conflict, experts expect heavy casualties on battlefields from which quick medical evacuation may be impossible. Whether wounded Americans live or die will depend on work happening now in Texas.
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.
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.
Do yoga with a goat, work out on a trampoline, or run your way to a glass of free beer. Studios and gyms across Texas offer all kinds of options.
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.