A terrible dilemma over the fate of a pregnant young mother throws a harsh light on the cost of the abortion debate.
A blast at a fertilizer plant in the small town of West, Texas, raises concerns about exposure to anhydrous ammonia, a potentially deadly gas that is stored at high pressure.
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?
The latest data from government health officials put the number of cases at 1,118 and deaths from West Nile at 41. Last year was mild, with fewer than 700 cases
Texas and other Southern states are getting hit early and hard by West Nile virus this season. So far, the U.S. has seen the most reported cases of the illness since 2004
A grand jury declined to return an indictment against a father who beat to death a man he found sexually assaulting his 5-year-old daughter last week. The grand jury aside, did the dad use excessive force?
Carolyn Jones made the wrenching decision to end her pregnancy after learning that her unborn son had severe disabilities. Before she could get an abortion, the law required her to view her baby on ultrasound and hear detailed …
Welcome back to the Healthland Podcast. This week, we discuss the harrowing “spanking” case in Texas, the benefits and risks of alcohol, and a new device that allows you to control images on your screen only by concentrating. …
Since Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he was running for President on Aug. 13, the American public has learned a great deal about his stance on various health care issues. We’ve also learned that he tends to make decisions …
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) specifically allows anyone over the age of 17 to purchase emergency contraception regardless of gender, but Walgreens stores in Texas and Mississippi seem to be having trouble enacting that policy.