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Perry Watson

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If you plan to visit a patient at Dell Children's Medical Center in the coming months, you'll have to contend with some new rules, especially during flu season. Dr. Hauger says hospital personnel will greet visitors with questions about their health. If they are found to be...
Austin and Travis County health officials are looking for the public's input in order to move forward with a plan to improve the health of local residents. For more information, visit http://www.austintexas.gov/news/community-health-improvement-plan-forum .
Construction of the first hotel that will provide direct access to the Austin Convention Center begins next week and it’s expected to address a couple of problems in that part of the downtown area. The Austin Fairmont Hotel, to be located at the corner of Red River and Cesar...
At a hearing held in Washington, D.C., the Texas Department of Criminal Justice failed to give its side of a hot issue. That issue is heat in Texas prisons. Information released by the Texas Civil Rights Project shows at yesterday's hearing of the Inter-American Commission on...
The plans to bring Google Fiber to Austin won't just impact local residents. Those plans include making sure high-speed Internet service is made available to Austin-area schools. One of the campuses selected to pilot the service is Reagan High School and Principal Anabel...
An Austin company may have hit the jackpot when it recently pitched its product on a national TV show and got the attention, and an investment, from a well-known Dallas billionaire. The company is Beatbox, which began producing a wine-based cocktail in a box last year. UT grad...
Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are in Austin today to talk about public health threats like Ebola...to include what's been done to date as they move forward. Dr. Eastman also told the task force there are three, key components to hospital preparedness for...
Recent cases of Ebola in Texas have led doctors and nurses across the state to take a closer look at the situation and the head of the Texas Medical Association talks about what's being done and what should be done. Dr. King says he "...still believes there should be some type...
We know buying a home in Austin is not cheap, but would you be better off renting? Not according to Trulia, the San Francisco-based, online residential site. Jed Kolko, the company's chief economist, says Austin homes are among the most expensive in the state, but he adds...