Preventive care such as birth control, anti-HIV medicine challenged in Texas lawsuit – Houston Public Media

Research shows that expanded access to preventive care and coverage has led to an increase in colon cancer screenings, vaccinations, use of contraception and chronic disease screenings. Ngampol Thongsai | Getty Images/Eye Em The Affordable Care Act has survived many challenges in court, but the case of Kelley v. Calf – now before a federal … Read more

Chemical exposure for Houston residents increased directly after Hurricane Harvey, study shows – Houston Public Media

After Hurricane Harvey drained the Texas coast in 2017, rising water wasn’t the only danger to folks in the path of the storm. With the Houston area a hub for industries like petroleum refining and chemical manufacturing, the hurricane also increased the risk of exposure to toxic materials. Now, the results of a unique study … Read more