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 4, 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 2, 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 6, 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
If you have questions for our panel about ways to fight obesity and encourage healthy eating, tweet them to us using hashtag #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/CkaQw7Ny7g
Great turnout tonight at our #TMCHealthyEating event. We are discussing ways of making healthy food choices (and tasting great, healthy food from @ThirdCoastHOU) https://t.co/VaplDsGjcv
Don't let the dreary weather deter you. Join us at 5:30 pm tonight to discuss the @TXMedCenter's Healthy Eating Initiatives, our effort to promote healthy food choices in our own backyard -- and beyond. Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMChealthyeating https://t.co/bLMtk69eiB
Don't let the wet weather keep you away! Join us tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the Texas Medical Center as we discuss our initiative to promote healthy food choices in our own backyard.
Medicare for All is poised to be one of the most hotly-debated topics among Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination. But, what, exactly does it mean? That depends on who you ask. Explore 10 different versions of the proposal here, via The Upshot.
"Medicare for All" will be a hotly-debated topic among Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination. But, what, exactly does Medicare for All mean? That depends on who you ask. Explore 10 different versions of the proposal via @UpshotNYT https://t.co/QRXipqDhBW https://t.co/bzf5n5knXi
ICYMI: Our director Dr. Tim Garson spoke with Houston Matters/Houston Public Media where he proposed creative ways to address the looming doctor shortage facing Texas. Click to listen.
ICYMI: Our director Dr. Tim Garson spoke with @HoustonMatters on @HoustonPubMedia, where he proposed creative ways to address the looming doctor shortage facing Texas https://t.co/JnlzIYeBAH https://t.co/xhWxrBsHtU
Tune in to @HoustonMatters today at Noon CST on @HoustonPubMedia. We'll be discussing creative steps we can take to ensure the nation doesn't face a shortage of doctors as Baby Boomers age and increase the demands on the health care system. Listen live at https://t.co/QLTdQemWg0 https://t.co/TuPJffb6qk
Can menu labels really help consumers make healthy choices? Just us 2/28 at the @TXMedCenter as we discuss. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/8lBJhtecwL
RT @TXMedCenter: What happens to a child when his parent gets jailed? @SheriffEd_HCSO and leaders from @TexasChildrens discuss the results…
What are the best ways we can help people choose healthy foods? Join our discussion 2/28 in Houston at the @TXMedCenter. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQjvUF #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/bVYh0LCZzu
Join us 2/28 in Houston as we share the results of a major new effort to promote healthy food choices within the @TXMedCenter. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH More info and free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/u64e3YnkKS
Our executive committee member Ken Janda of @CHCTexas offers up ways Texas can protect the health of its residents if ACA goes down. "Health care in Texas doesn’t have to be chaotic," Janda writes. Read more from the @HoustonChron https://t.co/kTct8yBISn https://t.co/m1lLDQonz6
ICYMI: Our executive committee member @elenamarks of @Health4Texas writes for the @HoustonChron that we shouldn't lose sight of just how far we've come since ACA became law. https://t.co/35xZvPrx6d https://t.co/ikFMw0xHrT