United States Department of Health and Human Services
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.
As the number of human cases of West Nile Virus continues to increase, so does spraying against the mosquitoes who carry the disease.
Tuesday marks the hottest day of the year so far and the earliest DFW Airport hit 106º since the dreaded, scorched days of 1980.
Siding with Planned Parenthood, a district judge in Austin Monday ordered the state to temporarily lift its ban on Planned Parenthood affiliates from receiving funding as part of the Women’s Health Program.
Under a state law taking effect Wednesday, more than 100,000 North Texas women won’t be able to get care at Planned Parenthood clinics — which treat about 44 percent of those participating in the Texas’ Women’s Health Program.
A battle over abortion could kill a program providing 130,000 women in Texas with free healthcare.
The volatile mix of religion, reproductive rights and politics has a new flash point.
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.
County Judge Clay Jenkins vowed to scrutinize no-bid contracts more closely Tuesday after the court endured a weeks-long search to locate emergency communication equipment that was thought to be missing or misplaced.