October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and several Houston restaurants are rolling out the pink for month-long specials and promotions, as well as a few fundraising events. Show your support for breast cancer awareness by visiting these restaurants and events in October. Prego 2520 Amh ... More >>
Oompa Loompas are probably the best part of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, but it's a fair guess that the 15-year-olds you've seen walking down the streets don't realize or particularly want to look the same striking shade of tanning bed orange as those little guys. Now the state legislature ... More >>
We've heard some strange cases of online impersonation, but this one, as the Brits say, takes the biscuit. Last night Jessica Cooley of the Lufkin Daily News broke the story of Angela Buchanan, a 30-year-old woman evidently smitten with a 51-year-old lady. Buchanan and the woman had been messaging ... More >>
The ribbon's been a bit charred this week.New Coke, you have a new rival for corporate ineptness. In a statement on its Web site, the Texas-based Susan G. Komen breast-cancer organization has reversed its fiasco of a decision to cut off funds to Planned Parenthood. We want to apologize to t ... More >>
Sad news emerged today that heavy metal godfather Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma. It was a big shock for Black Sabbath fans, as the group's original lineup have a new album and a world tour planned for 2012. Though already counted among rock and roll's ultimate sur ... More >>
Cancer memoir meets Seth Rogen comedy in the slightly uncomfortable film.
CRAVE Cupcakes does more for the Houston community than just give away its "morning cupcakes" as lagniappe at lunch. The cupcake company has partnered with MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospitals's Art in Medicine program to raise awareness about childhood cancer. Pediatric cancer patients h ... More >>
Media darling, Dr. Stanislaw BurzynskiWe were glad to see that Austin's FOX affiliate gave Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski -- you know, the doctor who cured cancer -- his second big Texas media blowjob of the month. Houston's KHOU was first with a segment on Great Day Houston back in May. FOX Austin refe ... More >>
The Revolution are coming! The Revolution are coming!The Houston Dynamo have teamed up with Methodist Cancer Center to bring awareness for Breast Cancer. The Dynamo will have a special $20 ticket package for this Sunday's home match against the New England Revolution. The package will include a t ... More >>
From SBHouston comes word of this video, put up by the Houston Dynamo's Bobby Boswell, of his efforts to film a puvlic-service announcement for Breast Cancer Awareness night.We're not sure how many of these "bloopers" are planned -- especially since the finished product at the end is recorded with ... More >>
A Texas woman's follicle envy
Earlier this year, we lost God himself Ronnie James Dio to cancer. Dio had been valiantly fighting the disease at Houston's own MD Anderson Cancer Center. Approximately 1,500 people in America die every day of cancer, but MD Anderson continues to find new avenues to help heal those afflicted, incl ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerA little over two years ago, the Houston Press published an award-winning story looking into Somerville, a small town 90 miles northwest of here that contained a plant that made railroad ties."Toxic Town" described the high rate of cancer in the town and focused on the lead ... More >>
Unless you're one of these ladies, we probably don't care about your bra color.Black. Beige. Nude. Purple. Fuchsia. What do these colors have in common? Perhaps they resemble the spectrum of brilliance you projectile puked after a particularly steep, single-handed tab at Shot Bar. Good gues ... More >>
A wake will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stag's Head Pub for Angela Mullan Jenkins, who passed away Thursday from breast cancer complications. Jenkins came to Houston from Northern Ireland over 30 years ago and worked briefly for a division of Baker-Hughes before beginning her career ... More >>
An author shares personal stories about triumph over adversity
Photo by Margaret DowningBetty Trobaugh was there in a wheelchair. She enlisted the help of her three daughters to push her through the three-mile course. The first half of the non-competitive walk which started at Sam Houston Park and went down Allen Parkway wasn't bad -- all downhill. Coming back ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerThe polluters who turned Somerville into the Toxic Town described in an award-winning Houston Press story may have had a good result in the first lawsuit they faced, but a second one -- beginning a week from today in the town of Caldwell in Burleson County -- may be different. ... More >>
He's treated thousands of people from all over the world, so why can't he get FDA approval?
The politicians wife discusses her life the good and the bad
In Somerville, chances are far better than normal that you will die of cancer or give birth to a deformed baby
Nothing? Then paddle to the 34th annual Buffalo Bayou Regatta
It's cardio for a cause at this weekend's Race for the Cure
A cancer patient sues McDonald's, contending a peppered burrito caused his nosebleed
Friday, December 6
Help fight breast cancer with a sugary snack
Celebrating mammaries and their many euphemisms
How cold war fears fueled a hot market for Houston's human parts business.
Dr. Carlos Fernandez is battling malpractice charges and his business associates at the Bellaire Cancer Treatment Center
Do fields from high power lines cause childhood cancer? Years of research have revealed few solid facts. But Joe Jamail has charged the answer is yes, and HL&P knows it. He's headed to court to prove his case - or to dig into the utility's deep pockets.
The Chemical/Cancer Connection