Texas Panel Suspends License Of Man Accused In Opioid DeathsA state panel has suspended the medical license of a Texas doctor who federal authorities say wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people.
Texas Senate OKs Agency Oversight Bill In Late-Night SessionThe Texas Senate has approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May.
Special Session Looms For Texas LegislatureGovernor Abbott said his biggest disappointment was the fact that lawmakers didn't pass a sunset bill, that would allow the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies to continue operating past September.
Texas Medical Board Suspends McKinney DoctorDr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba has been charged with sexually assaulting two of his patients.
Arlington Couple Files Suit After Doctors Remove Wrong KidneyHe braced himself for terrible news when the doctor said, "I need to talk to you." But never did an Arlington man imagine what he was about to hear. Glenn Hermes then learned that doctors had removed his health kidney and left the cancerous one inside.
Michael Jackson's Former Doctor Sues Texas Over LicenseConrad Murray accuses the Texas Medical Board of prematurely revoking his license. The former Houston cardiologist was released from a California jail this week after serving less than two years for involuntary manslaughter.
Plano Doctor Suspended After Two Patient DeathsA Plano neurosurgeon's medical license has been temporarily suspended by the state after two of his patients died under his care.
New Plea Set From Medicare Fraud SuspectA new plea is scheduled Thursday in Dallas from Dr. Jacques Roy, a North Texas doctor accused of running a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $375 million.
Texas Board Considers Stem Cell Therapy RestrictionsThe Texas Medical Board will consider imposing new rules on experimental stem cell therapies like the one Governor Rick Perry underwent last year.
Texas Abortion Law Sparks Anger, Resignation Some pregnant women avert their eyes. Others shed tears or simply tune out the abortion doctors as they describe the fetus and offer them a chance to hear the heartbeat and view the image.
New Texas Law Bans Anonymous Complaints About DocsA law that took effect this month bars the Texas Medical Board from considering complaints against doctors if they come from anonymous sources.