The health and human services commissioner has cut his estimate of what the federal health care law would cost Texas by 42 percent.
New parents with dogs and cats sometimes consider giving pets away when a baby arrives, but a new study finds keeping the furry family members in tow may boost a child’s health benefits.
A Texas Medical Association study shows the number of Texas doctors willing to accept government-funded health insurance plans for the poor and elderly is dropping dramatically.
A North Texas doctor accused of running a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $375 million has surrendered his medical license.
Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.
Does it make sense to have a McDonald’s in the lobby of a hospital? A national organization says no and is now pushing a Fort Worth hospital to close the McDonald’s in their lobby.
A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
If you take the advice of a new study, it might be a good idea to get your blood pressure checked in both arms.
The federal government has rejected a request by the state to be excluded from a new law that would limit how much health insurance companies can spend on overhead.
As lifespans lengthen and the number of seniors rapidly grows, more Americans find themselves in the perilous position of struggling to care for an ailing loved one from hundreds or thousands of miles away.
Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.
No shot, no service. It sounds extreme, but that’s how far some doctors are going to protect some of their patients. A growing number of physicians are standing up to families who decide not to get vaccines.