Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A study from Sam Houston State University finds that nearly four out of five families which had intimate partner violence had adult children who later committed violence against partners. Three-quarters of the families had adult children who later became victims of domestic violence themselves.
Outbreaks are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago.
A rare amoeba that caused the August death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations in a north Louisiana water system, state health regulators said Tuesday.
Texas state health officials are urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, after the state confirmed its first case of the illness for the season.
According to investigators, a three-year-old boy drowned in an apartment complex’s pool after he climbed a fence Sunday afternoon at Westheimer Terrace Apartments.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that the rate of sexual assault in Texas is slightly higher than the national average – for both women and men.