Updated: 4:36 PM Due to a reduction in pressure due to a line break, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the Hearne water system to notify some of its customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.
Posted: 2:01 PM The Brazos County Health Department's investigation into the E Coli outbreak is wrapping up.
Posted: 7:50 AM A report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests that lowering sodium below 2,300 milligrams per day may be harmful to your health.
Posted: 7:45 AM Scientists have successfully changed skin cells into embryonic stem cells, marking the first time human stem cells were cloned by transferring the nucleus of another cell.
Updated: 9:10 AM Federal investigators say dozens of people have been charged in Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded program about $223 million in bogus charges.
Updated: 10:34 AM The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
Posted: 8:35 AM Susan Templer wasn't supposed to make it to 2012 or 2013.
Posted: 3:48 PM LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie says she's had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that makes it extremely likely she'll get breast cancer.
Updated: 4:47 PM The Texas House has approved raising to 18 the minimum age for using a tanning facility.
Updated: 2:30 PM U.S. health officials say last year was the worst ever for West Nile virus deaths.
Posted: 1:43 PM The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was sold to the American people on the ambitious premise that it would improve the health of millions of Americans and save tens of thousands of lives through preventative care.
Updated: 1:08 PM The government has filed a last-second appeal that will delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.
Posted: 10:54 AM Two respiratory viruses in different parts of the world have captured the attention of global health officials — a novel coronavirus in the Middle East and a new bird flu spreading in China.
Posted: 10:47 AM The government is shedding light on the mystery of just how high a hospital bill might go - and whether it's cheaper to get that care across town.
Updated: 8:33 PM The Justice Department is appealing a judge's decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic.
Posted: 3:06 PM Hospitals would have to provide enhanced treatment for victims of sexual assault under a proposal advancing in the Texas Legislature.
Posted: 11:56 AM The Texas House has passed a bill allowing military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to have service dogs.
Posted: 11:42 AM The Texas A&M Foundation invites women of all ages to attend to its second annual Women, Wealth and Wisdom workshop at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University campus on Friday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Posted: 12:52 PM Bad news in the fight against the AIDS virus: The government is halting a large U.S. study of a possible HIV vaccine because the experimental shots aren't preventing infection.
Posted: 6:18 PM The Board of Directors and staff are pleased to welcome Dr. Nancy W. Dickey as Health For All’s new medical director.