Start A Petition

Health & Wellness

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 )

- 1966 days ago -
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 )

- 2061 days ago -
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 )

- 2113 days ago -
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...
New Texas Illnesses Bring Cyclospora Case Count to 469
Health & Wellness  (tags: cyclorspora outbreak, food, Texas, illness, CDC, news, humans, risks, investigation, government, safety )

- 2149 days ago -
An increase of 44 cases in Texas over the weekend has brought the number of confirmed illnesses from recent Cyclospora outbreaks to 469, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Hundreds Of Texans Stand Up Against Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill, Block It From Coming To A Vote
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abortion, Texas, Women's health )

- 2194 days ago -
Over 700 Texans traveled to Austin on Thursday to testify against the anti-abortion measure before it could come to a vote in the House -- and their "people's filibuster" successfully prevented the legislation from advancing.
In Texas, Don't Even Mention Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Rick Perry, women, health, healthcare, treatment, prevention, corruption, republicans, ethics, americans )

- 2477 days ago -
It is impossible to overstate the callousness of the state regulation and the harm it will inflict. The program serves more than 100,000 uninsured, low-income women, with the federal government paying 90 percent of the roughly $40 million that it costs.
**PLEASE SIGN - Tell Governor Perry: Stop Playing Politics With Women's Health! -**TAKE ACTION**
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, Texas )

- 2661 days ago -
The witch hunt against Planned Parenthood continues, and the latest battleground is Texas. Please read and sign this petition.
Breaking News: Outrageous New Attack on Dr. Burzynski--New Action Alert!
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, cancer, Perry, Texas )

- 2779 days ago -
The pioneering cancer doctor is a target once again. But you can help stop the attack.
Amber Alert Issued for 12-Year-Old Houston Boy Who Vanished Christmas Eve - National Missing Persons | Examiner.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: children's welfare, children, protection, missing children, amber alert, Jonathan Foster, Houston, Texas, US )

- 3099 days ago -
This 12-year old boy "was potentially kidnapped on Christmas Eve". Anyone with relevant information is asked to call their tipline at 713-731-5223.
Well-Done Meat Doubles Bladder Cancer Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: meat, cancer, grilling, Texas )

- 3352 days ago -
grilled steak Charred meat can generate cancer-causing chemicals Eating lots of meat, especially if it is overcooked, increases the risk of bladder cancer, say experts.
US Heart Surgeon Michael DeBakey Receives CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, Congressional medal of honor, Michael Debakey, heart surgeon, heart disease pioneer, awards, Houston, Texas )

- 4079 days ago -
The Houston surgeon pioneered such procedures as heart bypass and has invented medical devices to help heart patients. He's also recognized for developing the idea of battlefield mobile surgical hospitals known as MASH units. Rec'd award 2day!
The Radioactive Texans
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nuclear Green, radioactive, uranium, thorium, radon, white potatoes, sweet potato, coconuts, spinach, bananas, Brazil nuts, cocoa powder, radiation cleanup sites, gas companies, texas, cumulative radon exposure, significant risk factor, cancer )

- 4082 days ago -
Naturally occurring radioactive material - often referred to as NORM exist everywhere on the earth. Soil itself contains small amounts of slightly radioactive uranium and thorium. As these elements decay naturally, they produce radioactive daughter produc
Basil Recalled | Slashfood.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: basil, recall, mexico, salmonella, produce, imported, store, restaurant, texas, illinois, california )

- 4202 days ago -
5500 pounds of basil grown in Mexico has been recalled for salmonella fears. Top Line Specialty Produce imported the basil and distributed it to stores and restaurants in Texas, Illinois, and Southern California. The brand is Green Paradise, and the recal
Texan Infected With Flesh-Eating Bacteria While Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, fleash-eating bacteria, fatal, infection, Swimming, Vibrio vulnificus )

- 4359 days ago -
Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old retiree, contracted a potentially fatal infection from flesh-eating bacteria while he swam off the coast of Galveston, Texas, according to The Houston Chronicle.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Health & Wellness

Most Active Stories Today in Health & Wellness tagged with Texas

top story finders in Health & Wellness

1. Animae C 15 popular stories

2. Billy J 13 popular stories

3. Cher C 13 popular stories

4. Pat B 11 popular stories

5. Freya H 11 popular stories

6. Paulo R 11 popular stories

7. Carole K 10 popular stories

8. Victoria P 10 popular stories

9. Jeri L 10 popular stories

10. Mike R 9 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.