Health Care

Health |
January 20, 2013

State of the Heart

Bypass surgery with almost no pain, and you get to go home three days later? Don’t have a coronary: It’s happening right now, in Texas.

Politics & Policy |
April 12, 2011

On the Lege video: Brandon Creighton

We spoke with Conroe Representative Brandon Creighton, the chair of the Select Committee of State Sovereignty, about the committee’s mission, its relationship with the federal government, and its response to federal health care mandates.

Health |
May 31, 1998

Rx for Scandal

The poor quality of health care in the state’s penal system is enough to make you sick. Plus: Inside Tex Moncrief’s IRS mess; a River Oaks bookie is tried for murder; UT’s writing program achieves Texas-size success; and things get woolly for thestate’s mohair producers.

Health |
November 1, 1995

The Real Medical Crisis

For reformers of the nations health-care system, ground zero may be Dallas’ Parkland Memorial Hospital, where the crush of uninsured patients with non-urgent complaints is affecting everyone’s care.

Health |
March 1, 1977

Oops!

Everybody makes mistakes, but mistakes in the medical profession leave scars on everybody.