Tag: Texas

If Roe Is Overturned, Michigan Has Abortion Ban on the Books

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to let a Texas ban on most abortions remain in force — at least for now...

Biden Launches Federal Response to ‘Bizarre’ Texas Abortion Law

President Joe Biden on Thursday said he has initiated a wide-reaching federal effort to protect women’s right to an abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court...

GOP Governors, School Districts Battle Over Mask Mandates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Students, some wearing protective masks, arrive for the first day of...

Religious Healthcare Practitioners Win Injunction on ACA Rules

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction on behalf of religious health care providers who feared the Biden administration would interpret the Affordable Care...

Florida, Texas Could Have Averted 4700 Deaths With Higher Vax Rate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center . The two states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations...

Hospitals Struggle to Find Nurses, Beds, Even Oxygen as Delta Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The state of Mississippi is out of intensive care unit (ICU)...

Texas Won’t Require Schools To Inform All Parents Of COVID-19 Outbreaks

As cases of COVID-19 soar in Texas, all parents won’t be informed if there’s an outbreak of coronavirus in their children’s public schools. Notifications will...

Houston Mask Mandate Might Violate Texas Governor’s Order

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Houston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks...

Healthcare Giant Sold Off Hospitals But Continued Suing Patients

Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon doesn’t exist anymore as a hospital. But it still sued Hope Cantwell. A knock came on the door of Cantwell’s Nashville, Tennessee, apartment...

Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Found in Texas and DC

The CDC has reported two clusters of Candida auris infections resistant to all anti-fungal medications in long-term care facilities in 2021. Because these pan-resistant infections...

Idaho Governor Signs Onto Major Abortion-Rights Challenge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday signed onto an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could...

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at...

These 20 US Counties Are ‘Delta Danger Zones’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the...

Delta Variant Drives Rising COVID Case Counts in Every State

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The number of COVID-19 cases is going up in every state...

Summer Camps Hit With COVID Outbreaks — Are Schools Next?

The U.S. has seen a string of COVID-19 outbreaks tied to summer camps in recent weeks in places such as Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and...

Texas Doctor Accused of Vaccine Theft Not Indicted

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Texas grand jury has declined to indict a former health...

For Some Vaccinated People, Masks Remain Comforting

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When the CDC announced in May that fully vaccinated Americans can...

Police arrest man on murder charge in Austin mass shooting

Prosecutors say authorities in Texas have arrested a 19-year-old man on a murder warrant for the killing of a tourist during a mass shooting in...

Man Refusing COVID Vaccine Later Needs Lung Transplant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Texas man who declined the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year...

US News Releases Best Children’s Hospitals List, With Changes

For the eighth consecutive year, Boston Children’s Hospital has captured the no. 1 spot in the national honor roll of U.S. News & World Report’s...

Police Arrest 1 Of 2 Suspects In Austin Mass Shooting That Wounded 14

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street left...

Texas Democrats Block Harsh Voting Bill By Walking Out En Masse

Democratic lawmakers in Texas abruptly blocked a restrictive voting bill in a dramatic move on Sunday night, walking out of the chamber en masse before...

Dems walk, stop Texas GOP’s sweeping voting restrictions

A restrictive voting bill in Texas that was on the verge of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk has failed to pass Sunday night after Democrats...

11 Texas sheriff workers fired, 6 suspended in inmate death

Authorities say 11 employees with a Texas sheriff’s office have been fired and six others have been suspended following the February death of a county...

I’m sick of the Arizona heat. I want to move to a place with low humidity and a low cost of living — and I don’t want to move to a blue state

I am 52.5 years old, live in Scottsdale, Ariz., and currently make approximately $72,500 per year. I pay rent on a home of $1,600 a month,...