One of every five people on the Navajo Nation in Arizona is considered food insecure. That means they may not know where their next meal is coming from. A community on the western edge of the reservation has just gotten a grant to help.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted strict new rules for clinics that provide abortions in Texas. The order holds until a legal challenge against those rules goes before a federal appeals court.
A federal judge in Austin ruled the laws would pose an undue burden on a woman's legal right to an abortion.
For the first time Northern Arizona University researchers have linked uranium exposure to skin cancer. And one sub-population is especially at risk.
Clinics in El Paso and McAllen shut their doors, unable to meet new stricter state requirements. Now a legal team will challenge those rules in court.
One of the biggest challenges at the El Paso VA is recruiting and retaining medical professionals. Secretary Sloan Gibson announced an infusion of $5.2 million that will help the facility find new hires and pay for overtime.
Eating healthy can be tough, not to mention expensive. For many, fatty fast foods are more accessible than a nutritious meal. But communities across the country are trying to change that.
After a two-year ban on its cattle inspectors entering Mexico at the Ojinaga-Presidio port of entry for unspecified security threats, the USDA now says the safety is not a problem.
Rattlesnake fangs can be a deadly force in the desert Southwest. Both man and beast can be a victim of their venom.
The Southwest wilderness can be a dangerous place. Outdoor enthusiasts must be prepared for many potential perils — extreme heat, snakes, flash floods. Many have survived near-death experiences.