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Republican lawmakers push to make Texas’ anti-abortion laws among the most restrictive in the nation Protesters demonstrate against abortion at the Texas Rally for Life on Jan. 23, 2021,…

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Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid Lisa, an anonymous HPV patient living in a Houston hotel to escape domestic abuse,…

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Already in crisis, Texas hospitals treat record numbers of COVID-19 patients while preparing for another post-holiday surge The dire figures come as two vaccines, produced in record time, have…

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First Texas case of more contagious coronavirus variant identified in Harris County A sign in Hidalgo County urges resident to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: Miguel Gutierrez…

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Texas gives Medicaid recipients using Planned Parenthood until Feb. 3 to find new health care provider Texas has a shortage of Medicaid providers in part because of the low…

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Early in the pandemic, Texas banned most abortions. After the ban lifted, second-trimester abortions jumped, a new study shows. After Gov. Greg Abbott’s order that postponed all non “immediately,…

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Austin won’t be allowed to restrict dining-in at restaurants, Texas Supreme Court says A bartender makes a drink for a customer on May 22, 2020 Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for…

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Health care workers are living in treehouses, RVs and hotels to protect their families from coronavirus In mid-March, Marissa Hudler and her husband, both health care workers, thought their…

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Texas’ front-line workers in the pandemic are predominantly women and people of color, analysis finds A volunteer prepares boxes of food at the Kelly Memorial Food Pantry in Central…

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Rural Texas has struggled to get testing compared with big cities, but mobile testing sites could help National Guard personnel manage a mobile coronavirus testing site in Fulton, north…

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