A rally organized to condemn a restrictive abortion measure has drawn more than 200 people to downtown Dallas. Planned Parenthood took its Stand With Texas Women campaign to City Hall Plaza Wednesday.
The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state.
Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensive testing in this racial group.
More than 370 members of the clergy asked the Texas Legislature to boost funding for women’s health programs. Leaders of Methodist, Buddhist, Presbyterian, Jewish, Baptist and Unitarian congregations lobbied lawmakers for more spending.
A senate committee has heard testimony on a bill that would tighten rules for doctors prescribing abortion pills.
A working group of Texas senators has recommending boosting spending on women’s health programs across the state.
Planned Parenthood is asking a judge to stop Texas from banning the group from providing state-funded health services to poor women.
The Alliance area in will soon have another hospital. HCA North Texas is building a new $71 million hospital near Interstate-35W and North Tarrant Parkway.
Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday plans to promote the state’s new Women’s Health Program that excludes Planned Parenthood and starts on Thursday.
One day after losing in a federal appeals court the Planned Parenthood, Women’s Health Program battle continues. Today Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state, claiming the Affiliate Ban Rule violates state law.
The Texas health and human services commissioner released new rules Thursday for the Women’s Health Program that ban relationships with abortion providers.
Cynthia Wilson of Dallas didn’t walk through the doors of a Planned Parenthood clinic looking for contraception