Texas Department of State Health Services
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.
With the Republican-led Texas legislature expected to pass new restrictions on abortions, Democrats believe the measure will be challenged in court.
A Texas newspaper’s review of more than three dozen deaths at state-run mental health hospitals between 2005 and 2012 shows the need for more oversight.
More than 100 employees immediately lost their jobs after the closure of Renaissance Hospital in Terrell.
As the number of cases of people infected with meningitis due to steroid injections continues to grow, Texas has now joined the list of states of with infected patients.
Texas is among 23 states that received shipments of a steroid used to treat back pain but is now linked to a rare fungal meningitis outbreak.
Flu season will officially begin Monday, and although the illness usually hits heavy in the winter months, the Texas Department of State Health Services and Centers for Disease Control are urging people to get vaccinated.
More than 14,000 people living in Dallas County are living with HIV, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, and many of them don’t know it.
A fourteenth person in Dallas County has died from West Nile Virus related health issues.