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California Senator Seeks Review of Paralysis Cases

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

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Landmark Study Examines Hispanic Longevity Paradox

Posted: 02/24/2014 - The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.

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Medicare Advantage Plans May Face Cuts

Updated: 02/22/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.

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A&M Names New Leader of Health Science Center

Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Texas A&M System Board of Regents has named Health Science Center Interim Executive Vice President and CEO Brett Giroir to the permanent post.

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Most States Lag in Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Updated: 02/12/2014 - Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

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Health Experts Answer Flu Questions for KBTX Hotline

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Doctors from the College Station Medical Center and experts from the Brazos County Health Department answered questions for a News 3 open hotline on the flu in the KBTX studio.

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California Company Recalls 8.7 Million Pounds of Meat

Updated: 02/09/2014 - A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.

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NIH, Drugmakers, Foundations Partner to Find Meds

Updated: 03/27/2014 - The U.S. National Institutes of Health will collaborate with numerous biopharmaceutical companies and disease foundations on an unusual project to find and bring new medicines to patients faster.

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Some Find Health Insurers Have No Record of Them

Updated: 07/17/2014 - As millions of people start using health insurance policies they purchased under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, many are finding that their insurance companies have no record of them.

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PSA Urges Texans to Get Flu Shots

Posted: 01/09/2014 - Texas first lady Anita Perry has joined forces with state health officials to urge people to get flu shots.

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