We've only known of nurse help lines as part of a fancy insurance plan. But did you know that thanks to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, there's a free non-emergency you can call? It's basically an advice and evaluation hotline staffed 24 hours a day, all week. "The Nurse Health Line ... More >>
Gov. Rick Perry has a hatred for the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) that comes as natural as breathing to him, but it seems hate only goes so far when there's $100 million in federal funding on the table. When U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius came to Texas a few weeks ... More >>
The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?
You don't wanna know‚ÄčIf it's been too long since your last undercover-video-of-ghastly-animal-abuse fix, then check out the footage cited in this lawsuit concerning the Cal-Maine egg farm in Travis County. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is suing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, ... More >>
Shundrekia Edwards desperately wants a little help to get her out of where she is now.
Are you and your significant other planning on getting married? Do you want to save $60 on the marriage license and waive the 72-hour waiting period? Well, the Health and Human Services Commission of Texas has got your back, yo! Thanks to a law enacted Sept. 1, the state is offering free classes in ... More >>
Despite the bishopís remarks to the contrary, the Galveston-Houston Roman Catholic Archdiocese had child molesters and let them go. But donít blame just the Church.
Religious charities discover state welfare reform savings are based in part on their backs
Parents plead with the state not to shut down the state schools for the mentally retarded. But it looks like a done deal.
In the battle to privatize welfare services in Texas, corporate bidders have enlisted some inside help