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Monday, June 24th, 2013

Video: The overnight abortion debate

With a packed gallery, and amid fierce debate, the Texas House took up Senate Bill 5 on Sunday — and early Monday. Authored by state Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, and sponsored by state Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker, the bill would ban abortion after 20 weeks of gestation and impose stricter requirements on doctors and facilities that perform...

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Live Oak Health extends hours, expands to Lockhart

Central Texas Medical Center’s Live Oak Health Partners opened a San Marcos after-hours and weekend clinic in March and will open a Lockhart specialty care office in April.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Seton pathologist develops thyroid cancer test

The need for surgery to remove a potentially cancerous thyroid has been significantly reduced, thanks in part to the former medical chief of staff at Seton Medical Center Hays.

Monday, March 4th, 2013

LeDoux joins Live Oak Health Partners

Gynecologist Lance LeDoux has joined CTMC’s doctors’ group, Live Oak Health Partners.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Report: Texans need expanded Medicaid

Expanding Medicaid is a "smart, affordable and fair" decision for Texas, according to a report issued by Billy Hamilton, a non-partisan consultant commissioned by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas and Texas Impact, a statewide interfaith network.

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