Dallas researcher Dr. Robert Haley has taken on Gulf War illness, coal pollution and climate change.
Gas stoves are a health hazard flying under the radar. Thirty-five to 40% of U.S. households rely on gas for cooking. Many of us think having a gas stove is a net positive, but it may not be.
Though we may agree on little else, most people on both sides of the debate want to reduce unintended pregnancies that lead to abortions. Could we come together to support women, in a post-Roe nation, by providing universal access to contraception?
Enrollment in Medicaid programs has reached an all-time high, but millions of low-income people are likely to lose coverage unless states conduct aggressive outreach.
This is the #Texas healthcare story we need.” – Maninder Kahlon, vice dean, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Kahlon’s tweet was one of many sent in response to our story last week about two East Texas doctors who grew so frustrated by Texas’ refusal to expand Medicaid that they opened their own safety-net clinic. Patients, […]
Climate change has caused more intense wildfires, floods, hurricanes and inflicted other forms of tangible harm. But an oft-overlooked consequence is worsening mental health.
An inside look at how pediatric hospitals are being overwhelmed with victims of respiratory illness.
As a family physician in Austin’s community clinics for 13 years, I saw hundreds of patients without health insurance. Some of their stories still haunt me.
Vaccine hesitancy and refusal have become a public health crisis. This was true even before the pandemic when, in 2019, the World Health Organization named vaccine hesitancy a top-ten threat to global health.