Local petrochemical facilities pump out essential plastic goods—for gloves, masks, gowns, and more—as well as harmful pollutants.
Heart failure nurse Suzanne Ohlmann finds intimacy in challenging circumstances.
Many researchers believe in the potential of stem cells to treat a host of diseases. But for some patients, lack of oversight of the multibillion-dollar industry has had disastrous consequences.
In "Kid Food," writer Bettina Elias Siegel discusses the challenges of ensuring that today’s children are eating nutritious diets.
This cedar season looks brutal. Prepare to sniffle.
It’s the second such death in the United States.
A Reddit post turned viral news story reminds Texans of the consequences to the state’s abortion laws.
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.
H3N2 is ”highly contagious,” according to veterinarians, but with a low mortality rate—so be aware, but don’t panic.
The school district claimed in a letter that they believed that the bleeding incidents were caused by “severe anxiety;” the woman and her doctor have documentation showing that it was an emergency stemming from a problem with her IUD. But should it even matter what exactly caused her medical emergency?
The law of the land meets the law of unintended consequences.
Ed Smith, the five-term mayor of a small city in east Texas, successfully treated his prostate cancer with an aggressive diet of plant-based, whole foods. Then he and his wife spread the word to the rest of town.
The senator's campaign to defund Obamacare is frustrating people on both sides of the aisle. That doesn't mean it's wrong.
The Frito-Lay snack has been targeted for banning by some school districts, even in home-packed lunches. Also, it's not just your fingers that the stuff turns red.
Does this collar make me look fat? A new study suggests that one in four dogs in Texas is obese.
The Planned Parenthood president (and daughter of former Governor Ann Richards) talks contraception, sonograms, preventive health care, and sex education with Jon Stewart.
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital tweeted videos and photos as medical director of cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Michael Macris, performed a double coronary artery bypass.
Five things to know.
Baylor College of Medicine's Martin M. Matzuk and his collaborators may have discovered the key to a male birth control pill: cripple the sperm's capacity to swim.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation just released its "Spring Allergy Capitals" survey, which put McAllen at number two and San Antonio at number nine.
Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., said that building two medical schools in the Valley is "totally unrealistic" and the focus should be kept on the plan to build a University of Texas system medical school in Harlingen.
A UT study on the traffic intersections of the future, the Perry gravy train is back on the track, and the Spurs lose a game on purpose.
More than thirty Tivoli students brought their own lunches to school last week as part of a grassroots protest for healthier meal options.
A roundup of the latest and greatest scientific research from Texas universities.
Smoking out the truth.