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
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.
When Alberto Mendiola returned to El Paso from the war in Afghanistan, he was suffering from severe, untreated PTSD. But is that a viable defense for murder?
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.
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.
Are all those three-hundred-pound high school football players a health crisis waiting to happen?
How Planned Parenthood was edged out as the state's women's health provider and replaced by the anti-abortion Heidi Group.
The rule changes aren’t based on any real health or safety concerns.
It’s the second such death in the United States.
For the third time in less than a year, a Texas youth has died from a brain-eating amoeba.
Senfronia Thompson has a few things to say about Hillary Clinton, Dan Patrick, and the foster care system.
The dean of Dell Medical School wants to reinvent health care for the twenty-first century.
Three years after Wendy Davis’s filibuster, Texas’s anti-abortion law is struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Music Monday: Florence + The Machine Performed A Private Concert For A Teenage Fan At Hospice Austin
The British rock band made an extra-special stop on their trip through Texas.
A Reddit post turned viral news story reminds Texans of the consequences to the state’s abortion laws.
The long tail of the Planned Parenthood videos continues to get longer as a House subcommittee prepares to subpoena Parkinson's researchers.
As HB2 lands at the Supreme Court, the activists on both sides that gathered at the Capitol in 2013 are still fighting their battles.
What The Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Told Us About The Future Of Texas’s Abortion Laws
Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Kagan, and Breyer do not like it. Alito and Roberts seem to like it a lot, Thomas stayed quiet, and Kennedy remains a wild card.
Baylor University Medical Center will be one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to begin this groundbreaking clinical trial.
It fights AIDS even when it breaks, helps a fella out, and claims to feel better than not using a condom at all.
With confirmed cases of Zika throughout the state, here’s what you need to be aware of.
They've been without clean water for decades. How is this still the case in 2016?
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?
That’s definitely not how anyone saw that investigation going.
H3N2 is ”highly contagious,” according to veterinarians, but with a low mortality rate—so be aware, but don’t panic.