More and more states are raising the smoking age, and Americans — across racial, educational and income groups — think it’s a good idea.
Instead, new research suggests high prices may be an indicator of the need for costly care to address post-surgical complications.August 18, 2017
Americans need Congress to fix health care now more than ever before. Since Obamacare was enacted seven years ago, health care expenses have increased at more than twice the rate of wages.August 14, 2017
Any health reform effort must give people a reason to buy health insurance now instead of after they’re sick. The U.S. Senate’s new Obamacare repeal bill assures the “death spiral” of health insurance.June 28, 2017
Without bipartisan support, something as important and complicated as overhauling our nation’s health care system will never happen.May 04, 2017
The problem: About 87 percent of uninsured Texans who visited the health marketplace exchange could not afford insurance. The good news is there are ways to fix it.November 02, 2016
Neither Clinton nor Trump are proposing perfect solutions for the future of health care and insurance, and it is clear we need a combination of approaches.October 28, 2016
There is a serious problem with access to health care. Hopefully, the next president will consider our health to be one of his or her top concerns.October 06, 2016
Since the ACA became law in 2010, 20 million more Americans have health insurance. But myriad problems still exist.September 21, 2016
An Economist’s Perspective on the Health Risks of Watching the Super Bowl: Do Houstonians Have Anything to Fear in 2017?
Researchers examine the spread of the influenza virus that occurs when people socialize during the Super Bowl.September 20, 2016
Dr. Ricardo Mosquera of @UTHealth @McGovernMed is working with @TXMedCenter to see how doctors can use telemedicine… https://t.co/aC6Ywwd0t1
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"One's ZIP code is as important to their health as their genetic code."
Alarming study by @utsystem examines infant mortality by zip code, shows "pockets where alarming numbers of babies… https://t.co/pBsgRGFAby
Be careful today if you're in Houston. "Houston-area roads remain 'treacherous'" https://t.co/i2cqM6Nn5q via… https://t.co/5dKf8y1oHU
It's freezing outside. There's a good chance you're "working" from home. And you can't leave the house. Skip Netflix, and instead watch our talk on health care ...
A reminder that tonight's event is canceled. Check this feed in the coming days to see the rescheduled date. https://t.co/EElZroALbH
Monitor https://t.co/Hg24jPlIai in the coming days to see when the session will be rescheduled. @TXMedCenter https://t.co/3QUBACbHwR
Our next session of the TMC Health Policy Course is being rescheduled due to inclement weather. https://t.co/y5Dea630eS
San Antonio becomes first city in TX to restrict sales of tobacco products to those ages 21+… https://t.co/Mn7NYnD4KO
Read the latest on a CMS move that could pave the way for Medicaid work requirements, potentially causing major cha… https://t.co/4fykENMp16
Doctors often blame malpractice suits for the high cost of health care, but instead, they should look inward.… https://t.co/dZBLYz8hxn
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