Court Rules that HFTX and Others can Continue Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Healthy Futures of Texas, as the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit, has made it possible to continue 62 evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention projects across the nation. This will allow Healthy Futures of Texas to continue its Big Decisions curriculum evaluation project in San Antonio and three rural Texas-Mexico border communities. The ruling came last Friday from…

News on Maternal Mortality Rates in Texas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) recently released a statement regarding a new study on the maternal death rate in Texas in 2012. After reexamining the data, researchers determined that over half of the previously reported maternal deaths were misclassified due to reporting errors, bringing the number of maternal deaths in Texas in 2012 down from 147…