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Health Dec 02As hospitals fill with COVID patients, medical reinforcements are hard to find
More than 93,000 COVID patients are hospitalized across the country. But beds and space aren’t the main concern for hospital administrators — it’s the health care workforce.
Health Jun 22Doctors lack access to abortion medical training in Texas
As the number of doctors in Texas dwindles, medical educators have raised the alarm about the need to train the next generation.
Nation May 24To scope out Zika, Houston scientists set traps for mosquitoes
Mosquito control is serious business in Harris County, Texas. The county, which includes Houston, stretches across 1,777 square miles and is the third most populous county in the U.S. The area’s warm, muggy climate and snaking system of bayous provide…
Politics Sep 15Federal appeals court considers Texas abortion clinic law HB2
A three-judge panel heard arguments this morning for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, representing many of the Texas clinics. The questions from the judges…
Health Jun 04Hot sauce-induced stabbing accident leads to health insurance
After a knife accident, a woman who hadn't had health insurance decided it was time to sign up.