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UT Students Protest Health Inequity
They urge Congress to spend more on global health
"...Young protesters chanted, "Health care is a human right!" beside the oak trees..."

Nov. 11, 2022 News Feature by Leena Alali

Travis County Diversion Center Design to Begin in 2024
Getting people in crisis out of jail is "a long time coming"
"...Early next year, there will finally be some movement on Travis County's plan to build..."

Dec. 15, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Downtown Salvation Army to Close for Good in Two Weeks
Nonprofit plans to sell the property, offered little advance notice
"...15 – less than a month after the nonprofit informed the public and its partners in homelessness response that..."

Feb. 28, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Kissing Is Out, Glory Holes Are In for Students During Pandemic
Austin health professions talk safe sex practices
"...significant component of many college experiences. Yet, with the looming threat of coronavirus transmission, these behaviors come with new..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Nataleah Small

The State of Monkeypox in Austin
Case numbers are low, but so is vaccine supply
"...Biden's Aug. 4 declaration of monkeypox as a public health emergency, Austin Public Health and Central Health hosted their..."

Aug. 12, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

The Future of Health Care?
Dell and Central Health "re-think" the way we provide – and pay for – health care
"...Early one recent Monday morning, in a basement clinic at University Medical Center Brackenridge,..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Central Health: “Well-functioning”
Positive reviews for the health care provider
"...Last week, Central Health received the results of a "performance review" study commissioned..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Factor Health Funding Up for Grabs to Support Healthy Living
Good health beyond the clinic
"...Thursday, Feb. 28, is the deadline for local organizations (Austin and Travis County) to submit..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin’s Animal Shelters Struggle to Uphold No-Kill Reputation in the Face of Overcrowding
How overcrowding and mismanagement of Austin Animal Center and Austin Pets Alive! have them struggling to keep up
"...For more than a decade, Austin was the largest city to designate itself a no-kill..."

Aug. 5, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Central Health Budget Suggests Waning Trust in Ascension
The budget adds money for direct services
"...Our local medical ecosystem is in for a shake-up – Central Health, the county’s health..."

Sept. 11, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

ACA Open Enrollment Begins in a Hurry
Adler, Doggett urge fast action in short intake period
"...Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance began on Nov. 1 – and ends Dec...."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

New Health Clinic Opens to Serve Travis County's "Eastern Crescent"
CommUnityCare brings care closer to thousands at Hornsby Bend site
"...Hornsby Bend's fire and EMS station, CommUnityCare and Central Health celebrated on Saturday, March 7, the opening of a..."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

The State of Trans Health Care
Gender affirming care in Austin is improving. But by how much? And how far must it still go?
"...turned 35, Beth West­brook had made her mark on Austin's queer community. A well-known activist and artist, Westbrook fought..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Texas Hammer: Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights
It's a war on women's health
"...When it comes to defunding Planned Parenthood and attacking abortion rights, Texas pretty much..."

March 17, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Count Me In
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
"...Those figures are, respectively, the number of locals (we think) who were missed by the census in 1990; the..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Crisis Pregnancy Center Pushed Out Abortion Provider Whole Woman’s Health
Anti-abortion CPC to replace reproductive health clinic
"...The site of longtime local abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health will now be the new home to Austin LifeCare,..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Community Colleges to Regain Health Benefits Funding
Perry cuts deal to restore $154 million
"...Four months after his veto of health benefits funding for Texas' community colleges caused an uproar,..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Council Recap: A Big Step Forward in St. John, but Much Work Remains
Greystar, HACA selected to redevelop Home Depot site
"...In a unanimous vote, City Council on Thursday, July 29..."

July 30, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

City of Austin Proclaims "Local Disaster," Cancels SXSW in Response to Coronavirus Fears
City officials emphasize preparedness, not panic
"...For the first time in 34 years, the show at South by Southwest will..."

March 6, 2020 SXSW Post by Austin Sanders

SXSW Online to Feature Stacey Abrams and N. K. Jemisin in Conversation
James Cameron, Ted Lasso team, Bill Hader also announced
"...The Venn diagram sweet spot of people who are going to fangirl over voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams and..."

Feb. 11, 2021 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

Staying Healthy to Stay in School
National nonprofit Communities in Schools looks at the role of food in education
"...The passing period between classes at Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Lady in Waiting
Prospective First Lady Anita Perry Prepares for Life in the Spotlight
"...month before the presidential election, Anita Perry had a kind of dress rehearsal for her prospective role as the..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Overdose Deaths Continue to Surge in Travis County
Medical examiner shows recent spike in long-term trend
"...At the end of April, nine Austinites died in the span of 27 hours. In..."

May 24, 2024 News Post by Lina Fisher

Fantastic Fest Reformats, Resets in Pandemic Response
South Lamar reunion will become dispersed fest instead
"...Another domino on the fall festival circuit has, if not fallen,..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Delta-8 Once Again Legal in Texas As Court Sides With Cannabusiness
Injunction undoes state attempt to ban popular THC product
"...Citing the "irreparable harm" being caused to the makers and..."

Nov. 8, 2021 News Post by Morgan O’Hanlon

"Historic" Spending on Homelessness in New City Budget
FY 2020 plan calls for maximum tax rate to beat revenue caps
"...A “historic commitment to achieving the moral imperative” of ending homelessness tops the list..."

Aug. 5, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Opinion: Over 200,000 Asian People in Central Texas Feel the Heartache of Georgia. Do You?
Central Texas leaders and community members should stand against anti-Asian hate through specific actions
"..."Don't check the mail until I get home, I'll bring a gun to keep us safe," said another husband...."

April 2, 2021 Column by Darlene Lanham

Whole Woman's Health Caught Up in Anti-Abortion Turf War
Longtime Austin clinic forced to relocate
"...provider on North I-35 and Highway 183, Whole Woman's Health is moving – but not with much choice...."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Dell Medical Is Bringing Health Care to the Homeless
UT school forms a street team
"...street. With a new federally funded mobile care team, UT-Austin's Dell Medical School, CommUnityCare, and Integral Care can deliver..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Health Care for All ... or Just Some?
Misappropriating funds or marketing?
"...Central Health critic, attorney Fred Lewis, issued another salvo against the..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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