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Will Women Have a Voice at the New Women's Hospital?
Issues of choice and midwifery still perplex women using Brack's hospital-within-a-hospital.
"...nurse midwives tend to be peaceful, holistic sorts, not inclined to raise a public ruckus, even if their livelihoods..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

In the Name of Ann Richards
AISD's School for Young Women Leaders is a district showcase – does its glittering reputation hide a darker side for teachers and students?
"...Ann Richards was no saint. Talk to any veteran reporter and they'll pull out..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

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

What Now for Central Health?
Medical school planning begins, and associated care programs move to implementation
"...Nov. 7 was a good day at the East Austin headquarters of Travis County Ce­ntral Health – an unsurprising..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

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

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

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

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

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

Midlife & Older Women
"...Most AIDS research and prevention programs targeted to women focus on "women of child bearing age" (defined as..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Column

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

Walk-In Walk-Out
County commissioners change course on substance abuse treatment funding
"...23, Travis County commissioners voted to send $125,000 to Integral Care's existing substance abuse initiatives, a seemingly positive move..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

To Your Health
I recently had my annual physical, and my pap smear was abnormal. My doctor will do another test in six weeks, but I am a little worried. Does this mean I have cancer?
"...smear was abnormal. My doctor will do another test in six weeks, but I am a little worried. Does..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Murder in the Suburbs
Good Luck Penny
"...Found in a Dumpster behind Roger Scaggs' office, this garbage bag..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

The Return of Ted Lasso, the Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, and 44 Other TV Somethings to Consume in July
Also: a Gossip Girl reboot, dueling Love Islands
" to? As its gentle humor and uplift of kindness and decency wash over you, do you wonder if..."

July 1, 2021 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Whether to Laugh or Cry: Sex Ed in Texas
A new report takes an unprecedented look at the state of sex ed in Texas public schools
"...Sexually speaking, women are like "crock pots," slower to warm –..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

To Your Health
I have a 10-year-old son by a previous marriage, but after trying for six years, it looks like my husband may not be able to father a child. We simply cannot afford the cost of the entire batch of medical tests and treatment that insurance will not cover. What could nutritional supplements do to help?
"...a 10-year-old son by a previous marriage, but after trying for six years, it looks like my husband may..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Judge Sparks Critical of State's Defense of Fetal Burial Rule
Anti-choice rule will not go into effect until Jan. 27
"...During the second day of hearings to challenge a state..."

Jan. 5, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Midwives on the Move
Local midwives pressure hospitals to continue midwifery programs.
"...A standing-room only crowd -- including many babes-in-arms wearing stickers reading..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Critic's Picks
"'s where we bank. But every time we go in, we are greeted (usually by name) with a smile..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

The Med School Solution
A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?
"...The morning of Sunday, Aug. 19, the presid­ent and CEO of..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Tom Petty, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato Headline SXSW Film 2021 List
Festival drops complete lineup, with 2020 titles getting their shot
"...Music and the movies, the two oldest and most defining elements of South by Southwest, find harmony in the..."

Feb. 10, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Our readers talk back.
"...attempt to keep this criticism as constructive as possible regarding your columnist Ms. Baumgarten and her review of what..."

March 4, 2005 Column

Culinary Studies
Cooking Schools in Austin
"...In the early Nineties, in the throes of one of..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Food Feature by MM Pack

You Want to Do What? Where?
Internal Pelvic Floor Therapy gives new meaning to inner journeys
"...The human body is a remarkable machine and even after thousands of years of study, we..."

Nov. 18, 2010 Chronolog Post by R.U. Steinberg

Council Recap: Social Services Win
Council approves multimillion plan to fund social services contracts
"...In a win for social service and health advocates, City..."

April 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Soifer Helps Lead Abortion Fight
With more than 30 years of legal experience, Soifer is no stranger to social justice cases
"...picked up the phone and was told Texas abortion clinics planned to file suit against the state for its..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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