Health & Science

What overturning Roe v. Wade means for Black maternal mortality in Texas

Posted on · Nationally, Black people giving birth are three times more likely to die than their white counterparts, and twice as likely in Texas. That concerns reproductive justice advocates, who fear these outcomes will worsen now that Roe v. Wade is overturned, and people can’t access abortion services.

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As Texas moves to treat gender-affirming care for trans kids as ‘child abuse,’ families and advocates worry about the future

Posted on · Families of transgender kids and LGBTQ advocates have raised concerns about the well-being of children after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to treat gender-affirming care as child abuse.

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Texas COVID Cases Are Surging At An ‘Astonishing Rate.’ Here’s What You Need To Know.

Posted on · Officials at the state health department are concerned about the exponential growth in hospitalizations due to coronavirus over the past month. More than 7,600 people are currently in the hospital with coronavirus in Texas.