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Alternative Health Care

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Jason Gandy, Houstonian Busted for Taking Teen Rent Boy to London for Olympics

    Take it from someone who knows: British customs and immigration officials are a suspicious lot. Sometimes it's a major pain, like when they tear your bags apart for an hour in a fruitless search for drugs because you've arrived from Amsterdam looking scruffy and fatigued. Other times, it's damned i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Top 5 Ways to Clean Out Your Colon: Detoxing Debunked

    By now you have either disregarded your New Year's resolutions with a long list of very convincing reasons (I actually enjoy being unemployed) or you haven't even started them yet. If cutting back on the excess was on your list of things to do in 2012, it's certainly not too late to start. When we s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Ken Scripa: Massage Therapist Accused of Sexually Assaulting Client

    Ken Scripa gives himself a happy ending, police say​A Washington Avenue massage therapist sexually assaulted one if his clients early last month, according to a probable cause affidavit. Police say a woman told them that 53-year-old Kenneth Scripa greeted her as she walked in the door of Scri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Top 5 Dumbest Holistic Remedy Foods

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayYup, that's pretty much it.​Some people prefer to base their belief systems on things like evidence, logic, reason and personal experience. That's all fine and dandy if you want to go through life believing only in things that can be substantiated by rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Tong Ho: Edible Chrysanthemum Greens

    ​Here's an Asian green you'll see on your herb plate when you order soup noodles this time of year. It's called tan in Vietnamese, tong ho in Chinese, and shingiku in Japanese. Edible chrysanthemum leaves, as they are known in English, can be eaten lightly cooked or chopped up raw in salads. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Pennywort: Secret to Longevity or Lawn Pest?

    ​Four dollars a pound is pretty pricey for an herb. So when I saw this stuff called pennywort at Hong Kong supermarket, I wondered what it was used for. One internet source said that pennywort is a name given to lots of plants, including the dollarweed that suburban home owners try to kill eve ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2008

    “Windows & Mirrors: Marcus Miller”

    A Houston-born artist and doctor explores the body

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    Dock Dogs

    The national canine competition finally comes to Houston

  • Culture

    December 14, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    December 7, 2006

    "White" Tepid

    Four Norwegians go on a junket to Houston

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Doctor Nice

    Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Acupuncturist

    Eastern Harmony Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Chiropractor

    Kenneth Lester, Kirby Health and Wellness

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Back Store

    Relax The Back

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Mosquito Control

    Accent Services

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Dance Club

    Lotus Lounge

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
  • News

    September 16, 1999

    A Call to Arms

    Gary Ray is going to Russia for the glory of his sport. For the honor of his country. For a chance to win one more arm-wrestling contest.

  • News

    July 29, 1999

    Shin Splits

    Shiatsu doc closes up shop

  • Calendar

    January 2, 1997
  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Cameron Frye Has a Big Idea

    And he's put his own money behind it. But who's Cameron Frye?

  • News

    December 28, 1995

    Stinkin' Diet

    What's that smell? It's Aromatrim, the very latest alternative to sweat

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