John Suval

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  • 13 years ago

    Houston physician Eric Scheffey has a record of shoddy care and noncompliance with the standards of his profession. Some unwary patients have risked going under the knife of one of Scheffey's surgeries. Now a new Web site by Public Citizen provide...

  • 13 years ago

    The Innocence Network at the University of Houston law school may be the last hope for wrongfully convicted defendants, but it's not winning a lot of love from the district attorney. David Dow, the project's director, says Chuck Rosenthal's office...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Who is Edmund J. Pankau? And why did I tiptoe to the edge of his property this morning and make off with his trash while he and his family slept? I acted like nothing had happened when he called the office later today to invite me to lunch. In fac...

  • 13 years ago

    May 4 was more than just another Saturday night at Fitzgerald's. Roughly 500 people gathered at the gritty rock 'n' roll venue to mark Liberation Day, an international event for the decriminalization of marijuana. While bands jammed on the upstair...

  • 13 years ago

    Houston physician Richard Evans is convinced that it is good medicine to collect used syringes from junkies and provide clean ones, to prevent the spread of AIDS. At a recent international conference on drug policy held at Rice University, Evans s...

  • 13 years ago

    The baby did not have his usual vigorous appetite. In fact, he refused to eat at all on that February day. He was also running a fever. Greg Rincon and his wife decided not to take any chances with their 13-month-old, and packed him into their SUV...

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