Posted on · The former Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warns those who have not been vaccinated, "Are going to get the Delta variant." Those who had COVID before do not have a guarantee of protection against the virus.
Posted on · According to the governor’s press secretary, the state has already deployed more than 7,500 personnel.
Posted on · New data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows Texas leading the nation in abuse deaths in 2016. Advocates say last year’s legislative actions to overhaul the CPS system have begun to show positive results
Posted on · Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the federal government will provide nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at fighting opioid addiction. Texas will receive more than $27 million from that grant to support prevention, treatment and recovery services. Here in Houston, UTHealth and the University […]
Posted on · Is it getting harder to breathe around here? According to Environment Texas, the number of days Houston experienced unhealthy levels of ozone increased from 101 in 2015 to 106 last year. But that momentary snapshot may miss the bigger picture: the air quality in Houston is much improved from what it was years ago. On […]
Posted on · There are no cases of Zika transmitted by local mosquitos in Texas, but authorities stress the need for precaution.
Posted on · In April, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the first decrease in half a century of the amount of fluoride it recommends in our drinking water. HHS says the recommendation is intended to prevent staining of tooth enamel that can happen with too much exposure to fluoride, which in the right amount […]