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Texas Senate Passes Bill Allowing OBs To Keep Information From Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Senate Bill 25, chipping away at abortion right, OB's, controversial bill )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Texas Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that critics argue would empower doctors to lie to pregnant women. It is another thinly veiled attempt to prevent Texans from accessing their constitutional right to abortion.
Why Critics Say a Texas Bill Lets Anti-Abortion Doctors Lie to Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproduction, babies, women, pregnancy, bills, Texas, OB-GYNs, prenatal care )

Freya
- 12 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The bill's author, state Sen. Brandon Creighton, said he introduced the legislation because he considers it "unacceptable that doctors can be penalized for embracing the sanctity of life" in Texas.
Judge Blocks Texas Cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, abortion, birth control, public funding, Texas, Planned Parenthood )

Freya
- 32 days ago - yahoo.com
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.
Texas Abortion Providers Receive Threats From Rabid Anti-Abortionists Who Spy on Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, clinics, anti-choice, Texas, harassment, human rights )

Freya
- 86 days ago - alternet.org
Clinic employees caught protesters slashing tires and taking pictures of their license plates.
Jill Stein Participated in Third Presidential Debate While Hospitalized in Austin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Jill Stein, The Green Party, hospitalized, debate, Austin, Texas, dedication )

Dandelion
- 154 days ago - jill2016.com
Despite an illness which prevented her from traveling to Las Vegas for the final presidential debate on Oct. 19, Jill Stein livestreamed her responses to the debate question in real time from her hospital bed.
Flooding Flushes Oil, Fracking Chemicals Into Texas Rivers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, floods, fracking chemicals and oil, rivers, health threats, carcinogens, leukemia, brain cancer, endocrine disruptors, premature births, cattle deaths )

Judy
- 329 days ago - statesman.com
Recent Texas floods have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing oil and fracking chemicals into rivers.
Texas Abortion Laws Prevented This Woman From Inducing Labor for Her Dying Fetus
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, anti-choice, Texas )

Freya
- 359 days ago - yahoo.com
After being informed 20 weeks into her pregnancy that due to complications the fetus had no chance of survival, Texas woman Taylor Mahaffey, 23, was forced to wait for it to die in the womb because of to a state law that prevented her from aborting it.
Myths And Facts About HB 2 - The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion Rights
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, Texas, Supreme Court cases, SCOTUS )

Freya
- 388 days ago - nationofchange.org
On March 2, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, a controversial case that will determine the constitutionality of a Texas anti-choice law that severely limits womenâEUR(TM)s access to abortion and medical care.
Fracking The Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil And Bad Air On The Texas Prairie   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: TCQ, Texas, air pollution, fracking, InsideClimate News, The Weather Channel, Center for Public Integrity, Eagle Ford Shale, bad air )

Dandelion
- 543 days ago - youtube.com
In South Texas it is the largest economic development in the world currently for the fracking industry with little to no oversight. Eagle Ford Shale may be a boom but it is a bust for the health of the residents who live in the area.
Featured Blog: 'Pregnant Texans Are Being Charged With Crimes That Don't Exist'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Texas, fetal homicide, feticide )

Freya
- 839 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
Despite Texas' "fetal homicide" law clearly stating that a "pregnant person cannot be charged with injury to [her] own fetus," prosecutors in West Texas have not stopped "charging women with reckless child endangerment for ingesting controlled substances
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 907 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
Subway Fires Worker Forced By Manager to Serve Food While Vomiting From Stomach Virus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Subway, health, food, risks, safety, society, news, ethics, illness, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 982 days ago - rawstory.com
A Subway employee in Freeport,Texas claims she was fired after she became so ill that sympathetic workers at a nearby restaurant called 911 to care for her."I was going back and forth to the bathroom, puking my guts out," Taft said.Her manager ordered her
Texas Kept Marlise Munoz on Life Support Against Her Wishes. Will Her Family Get the Bill? PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, women, babies, death, ethics, health, healthcare, protection, risks, society, safety, sadness, women, law )

Robert
- 1145 days ago - dailykos.com
The Texas woman--a paramedic, wife, and mother--was brain dead after a suspected blood clot, but kept hooked to life support against her and and her family's wishes because a Texas law prohibited taking a pregnant woman off of life support.
Reinstatement of Abortion Law Closes Texas Clinics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Texas )

Freya
- 1240 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they would not be able to end their pregnancies there. A day after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state's new abortion restrictions to take...
Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Texas
Health & Wellness  (tags: pertussis, Texas, vaccinations, protection, prevention, safety, risks, warning, treatment, health, children, babies, family, medicine, news, illness, society )

Carrie
- 1291 days ago - palestineherald.com
The Texas Department of State Health Services issued a health alert last week advising doctors on diagnosing and treating pertussis. The state health department also strongly encourages people to make sure their children's and their own vaccinations...
 

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