Medical Benefits Of Using Dental Floss UnprovenThe federal government has recommended flossing since 1979. Last year, the Associated Press asked the departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture for their evidence.
Legislation Introduced To Combat Zika VirusU.S. Senator John Cornyn introduced a legislation Friday that provides funding and resources to combat the Zika virus in Texas and across the country.
Delay In Arrival Of Undocumented Children To Rockwall CountyIt will be at least Saturday and possibly Sunday before hundreds of unaccompanied and undocumented children arrive in North Texas. The facility at Sabine Creek Ranch in Rockwall County will be their temporary home.
Federal Health Insurance Aid In Doubt For Nearly 8 MillionNearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama's law, according to a government report released Tuesday.
Officials Designate 35 Hospitals For Ebola CareHealth officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers. Two of those facilities are in Texas.
Federal Audit Blames Texas Agency For Dental BillsA federal audit says a Texas state agency is responsible for hundreds of millions of Medicaid dollars potentially misspent on unnecessary dental and orthodontic procedures.
118,000 Texans Use Federal Website For Health Care More than 118,500 Texans have used the federal health care web site to sign up for insurance. The federal Department of Health and Human Services released statistics Monday that show Texas ranked fourth in the nation.
Feds: Less Than 3,000 Texans Selected ACA Health Plans Fewer than 3,000 Texans managed to enroll for health insurance last month on the problem-plagued federal online exchange that's a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Feds Give $5.6M To 10 New Texas Health CentersThe federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.
Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn
Study: New Medicaid Expansion Could Be A Lifesaver Until now, the Medicaid debate has been about budgets and states' rights. But a statistical study found a 6 percent drop in the adult death rate in three states that have recently expanded coverage for low-income residents along the general lines of the federal health care law.
Planned Parenthood Sues State Over Women's Health ProgramFiling a lawsuit claiming unconstitutional discrimination, Planned Parenthood is taking the State of Texas to court.