Middle-aged homeless people often have health issues typically seen among much older populations and their mental health needs often remain untreated because the existing healthcare infrastructure is too small to meet the need.
Concerns about spread of the Zika virus are rising as more cases of the mosquito-transmitted virus are diagnosed in the U.S. The lifetime cost of care for a microcephalic child is estimated at between $1 million and $10 million.
A seven-year, $16 million research initiative to develop a test for chronic traumatic encephalopathy will move forward at several universities, even without previously planned funding from the National Football League.
Genetic tests to determine cancer risks are increasingly common as medical research is able to pinpoint the threat of specific mutations for individual patients. But the tests also produce many ambiguous results.
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, one of Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees, has a plethora of experience dealing with an issue that's plagued the nation's highest court of late – the tie vote.
Amid heightened scrutiny of the business practices at Trump University, an investigation by then Attorney General Greg Abbott six years ago is likewise drawing second looks by media outlets across the state.