• Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Medical Marijuana Refugees are Fleeing Texas to Help Their Loved Ones

    Sitting cross-legged on the floor in her apartment outside of Houston, Faith's mother looks over at the toddler repeatedly as she talks. There are no physical indicators that signal the start of a seizure, but Faith's mother can tell one is on its way. Everything about raising Faith involves watchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    Cyberonics Sells Patent Rights for Pacemaker-like Device, HouStoned Headline Writer Inexplicably Not in Mood to Make "Heart" Pun

    Houston-baed Cyberonics has sold patent rights on the Pulse Generator, a controversial device implanted into a patient’s chest. The $9.5 million deal grants Cincinnati-based Ethicon Endo-Surgery exclusive rights to use the pacemaker-like device in certain obese patients for the treatment of hypert ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 8, 2007

    Explosive Fits

    Very bad behavior and exuberant joy meet at the Alley

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006
  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Awards Time

    Press staffer wins first place in regional contest

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Awards Time

    The Houston Press and two of its writers are named finalists in a regional journalism contest

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

  • Film

    January 28, 1999

    French Twist

    Desperate village youths delivera grim Life of Jesus

  • Calendar

    November 10, 1994