How We Got Here

“Texas’ health system has been underfunded, understaffed, and unprepared for years. Here, COVID-19 found the perfect place to spread.”

Source: Texas Observer
Published: Nov 9, 2020
Length: 20 minutes (5,065 words)

A Dying Town

Texas’ rural hospitals are closing in record numbers, and without access to medical help in an emergency, Texans’ lives are in danger.

Source: Texas Observer
Published: Nov 4, 2019
Length: 18 minutes (4,652 words)

Life And Limb

Sophie Novack reports on why residents of the Rio Grande Valley lose limbs and appendages to diabetes-related amputation at a rate 50 percent higher than anywhere else in the United States.

Source: Texas Observer
Published: Mar 1, 2019
Length: 15 minutes (3,797 words)