Carrie Feibel appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Early data suggest the pandemic may be driving up overdoses. Author Barbara Andraka-Christou says the solution to the addiction crisis is right before us: Improve access to life-saving medication.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
Protesters against systemic racism and police brutality have been met with an arsenal of 'less than lethal' weapons which can still seriously injure, sicken, and sometimes kill.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
More than 60,000 health care workers have contracted the coronavirus, up from 9,000 in April. Workers say they face unnecessary risks because of ongoing shortages of protective gear like masks.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
The CDC expects the number of confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. to increase — but says the overall health risk of disease transmission in the country is low.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Sandeep Dhaliwal emerged as a symbol of religious diversity in law enforcement as the first Sikh to become a sheriff's deputy in Harris County. "He was a unifying symbol," a city official said.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
With the full House on recess, the House Intelligence Committee could start hearings within days into President Trump's contacts with Ukraine.
Friday, June 07, 2019
Americans with the most extreme positions on abortion may define the public debate, but their views are a small minority in the United States according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Today's drug prevention messaging is a far cry from the "Just Say No" days. Schools want to give kids the facts to make informed decisions about whether and when to try drugs or alcohol.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Terminally ill patients want easier access to candidate medicines still in the earliest stages of testing. While 33 states have passed laws to enable that, ethicists also warn of big risks.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Accredited medical residency programs have to teach doctors how to perform abortions. But interpretation of the requirement varies, especially in a state like Texas where training options are scarce.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The hostile climate surrounding abortion in Texas has made it hard for doctors in training to learn to do abortions. Professors feel intimidated, and there are fewer clinics where residents can train.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Harris County, Texas, operates one of the largest mosquito control operations in the country, with more than 50 people who trap, freeze and test mosquitoes for disease threats.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Mosquitoes infected with Zika haven't turned up along the U.S. Gulf Coast yet, but could thrive in the region's sultry summer weather. Pregnant women and their doctors are already taking precautions.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Many Texans still oppose the ACA even though the state is home to the most uninsured in the country. But more people and business groups are starting to feel the effects of not supporting the law.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A pediatric hospital in Houston is opening a new biocontainment wing — the first in the U.S. designed for children. Kids will even get dolls sporting mini versions of "spacesuits" doctors wear.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Abortion providers and foes react to the Supreme Court's action that will allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open until a state law that would close them can be fully reviewed by the court.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Texas now explicitly allows the placenta to be taken home after giving birth in a hospital. It came about at the urging of people who feel consuming dried and encapsulated placenta helps new mothers.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Texas and Oklahoma are recovering from storms, with more bodies being discovered as floodwaters recede. In Houston, one of the most damaged areas, thousands are working on flooded homes and cars.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Parts of Houston have received nearly a foot of rain in the past day. The deluge has led to flooding, school and road closures, and many water rescues.