Reporting and analysis about the innovation, trends, and business of medicine and health care

Health |
January 27, 2016

Put to the Test

For children with debilitating epilepsy, an unprecedented medical trial in Fort Worth offers a glimmer of hope. But if it works, is the state ready to embrace medical marijuana?…

Health |
January 8, 2015

Where Does HB2 Stand Now?

The controversial abortion law is still not fully in effect—but with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing arguments this week, it’s final fate gets closer. …

The Daily Post |
October 8, 2014

What’s Next For Abortion In Texas?

After the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the injunction issued by a lower court, access to abortion services in Texas are limited to a handful of clinics in just the four largest cities in the state. Is this the new normal? …

Health |
March 27, 2014

Greg Abbott Enters Fray in Lawsuits Involving “Sociopath” Doctor

The story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch—the North Texas neurosurgeon responsible for the death of two patients and the paralysis of four others—saw an interesting twist this week when the current Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful used his office to intervene in three lawsuits against the hospital that allowed him to…

Health |
February 6, 2014

Who Has To Pay Marlise Munoz’s Medical Bills?

After winning the legal fight to have his brain-dead wife removed from life support, Erick Munoz may find himself gearing up for yet another battle in the courts—this time over who has to foot the bill for the hospital's actions. …