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Texas man who sold protected health information sentenced to prison

A McKinney, Texas, man who was accused of stealing protected health information was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison this week. According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, 46-year-old Demetrius Cervantes pleaded guilty this past December to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer.    WHY IT MATTERS As outlined in… Read More »

Brain-Eating Amoeba Resurfaces in Texas’ Tap Water! Know Rare Cases of Naegleria Fowleri Infection That Caused Deaths in Recent Times

The deadly brain-eating amoeba has struck again, this time in Texas. Scientifically called Naegleria Fowleri, this rare amoeba has entered the local water supplies. Following this, authorities have issued warning to all Texas residents to not drink tap water or use it for cooking. The microbe which is also found in soil, can get up the nose and… Read More »

In Texas, Individual Freedoms Clash With Efforts To Slow The Surge Of COVID Cases

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). HOUSTON — The Fourth of July was a little different this year here in Texas’ biggest city. Parades were canceled and some of the region’s beaches were closed. At the city’s biggest fireworks show, “Freedom Over Texas,” fireworks were shot higher in the air… Read More »

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center opens first headache clinic – KLTV

“The most important thing that we do is we educate people on the things that they can control that has nothing to do with medications,” said Dr. Evelyn Sbar, vice chair of family medicine and director of the headache clinic at TTUHSC. “We don’t usually do opioid medications. These are medications like codeine, and hydrocodone,… Read More »

Texas reports a record number of hospitalized coronavirus patients after state reopened early

Protesters rally at the Texas State Capitol to speak out against Texas’ handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, in Austin, Texas, Saturday, April 18, 2020. Eric Gay | AP Texas reported a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations Monday — weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott took the lead among governors in easing social distancing measures to help bring jobs… Read More »