Texas Department of State Health Services
The Texas House gave preliminary approval to tighter abortion restrictions involving fetuses with severe abnormalities before withdrawing a sweeping health bill that included the new limits.
Nina Pham filed lawsuit Monday in Dallas County against Texas Health Resources for issues from contracting Ebola.
The last person being monitored in connection with Texas’ three Ebola patients is set to be cleared from twice-daily monitoring.
Five weeks after Dallas County became the epicenter of the nation’s Ebola crisis, the county enters Friday with no new cases reported and everyone off the disease watch list.
On Friday morning Baylor Hospital in Dallas confirmed a patient with ‘Ebola similar symptoms’ also triggered a positive verbal screening questionnaire.
The only remaining abortion clinic in Texas west of San Antonio has closed following days of confusion over the interpretation of a federal court ruling.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has released a new report which indicated most cancer rates in Flower Mound over a ten-year period were not higher than expected.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause severe joint pain and is spread by mosquitoes.
A health report on the impact of the West fertilizer plant explosion says 262 people were injured in the blast. That’s in addition to the 15 people killed by the April 17, 2013, explosion.
Texas first lady Anita Perry has joined forces with state health officials to urge people to get flu shots.
Texas health officials have issued new guidelines for treating flu patients as the state deals with an increase in the illness in multiple areas.
State health officials are so concerned about the recent cases of a contagious disease that a statewide measles alert has been issued.