Rob Lynn leans against the painted white brick wall. His eyes are trained on Cameron Pratto, a muscular but not stout man with a cool but nondescript accent, who has tattoos up his whole right arm and a shaved head. Pratto walks between two three-and-a-half-foot wooden structures and gives instruc ... More >>
Parents say their kids have something called Pandas, and it's not cute or cuddly.
Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.
As founder and president of Healthcare for the Homeless -- Houston (HHH), Dr. David Buck is a busy man. So busy, in fact, he was taken aback when his office got a voice message from U.S. Representative Gene Green's wife Helen saying that she would like Dr. Buck to attend the Centennial First Lady's ... More >>
Billy Cohn wanted to be a rock star, and he is — as a trombone-toting heart surgeon and medical inventor.
Fake weed's final freewheeling days
He's treated thousands of people from all over the world, so why can't he get FDA approval?
Physically disabled young adults who weren't supposed to live this long find themselves hemmed in by an unprepared heath care system
Years after Sybil, the debate continues
Donald Patrick, executive director of the Texas Medical Board, will retire on August 28, according to a Board press release issued this morning. Patrick has held the position since 2001. The retirement date marks his 70th birthday. The Board has formed a search committee to find a replacement, acco ... More >>
The cardiologist traded on his status as a doctor to fondle young girls
Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas
During their massive, five-day Indian wedding, a local couple was worshipped
The Sinatra magic fails, and baffles, in rural Texas
This week: Our first- through fifth-place finishers
A group of unsupervised mental patients running from Katrina made it from New Orleans to Houston. Victor Fruge led the way.
Celester Hall went to Afghanistan to help the troops and make his fortune. He came back deaf, in diapers and looking for benefits.
Second Ward slugger Aaron Treviņo scores a scholarship and prepares to leave the barrio behind
Tiny discoveries take Rice researcher Smalley to the top
Ten competitors. One mile along the Katy Freeway. No cars allowed.
County Judge Bob Eckels, the Doc Ock of transportation, is busy planning more roads
Get Bowled over by the best of the real Bayou City
The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.
Behind the barricades with the Pro-Life Cougars and their dead-fetus pictures
Saad Mahmoud is a Rice engineering grad. Instead of fielding $60,000-a-year job offers, he's been trading manual-labor skills for rent-free living -- while waiting out one of the worst job markets in two decades.
Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines
Students are using drugs illegally not to party down, but to get better marks on exams
Shopping spree for your first apartment: $2,500
Spring break in Cabo: $1,000
Avoiding college credit card debt: priceless
Plus: Catcher in the Wry, The Brown Brown Vote, Super-Kid Cynics
Baylor balks at budget questions and boots a new hire
Plus: Shoe Scuff, Stand Up, Broiler Steam
Dr. Shelley's new operating room reveals the worst and best of a City Council under term limits
Luke and Rachel Watson have lost most of their sight. They eventually will lose all motor skills. Their parents are losing sleep -- do the adults tell their kids they're dying of Batten disease?
By keeping a constant eye on its mentally ill clients, an ACT team heads off all sorts of troubles
Steve Chesser went to MHMRA for help. Sent home from its emergency clinic without medicine or therapy, he shot his and killed himself. Diagnosis: A mental health care system in free fall.
Frozen, cloned or retooled, Miller Quarles plans to live forever. But time is running out.
Unmarried and pregnant, she knew her options in a land obsessed with population control: Abort or become an outcast. Lijun looked for another way out.
It's All Academic
A homeless woman's plight highlights the harsh realities for the disabled poor
A big anonymous boob bars a large fake breast from the medical center food drive
Did the petrochemical giant fudge the facts to get rid of a pesky worker?
A dispute over research fraud has split the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, and could jeopardize the way universities police scientific misconduct
Ken Schnitzer gets off -- with a little help from his friends
Dr. Blum will see you now...
If you answer those ads on the sports pages, maybe what you really need is a shrink
At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.