Right wing physicians claim the TMB doesn't play fair. Not everyone agrees.
The Affordable Care Act could offer a path to health care for struggling artists.
In this week's Time Magazine they asserts that Texas is the future of the country and that future is going to be complicated. The cover is a map of Texas broken down into individual states and pretty clever. Hey, anytime someone puts Texas on the cover of a magazine, we probably won't argue. We did ... More >>
In his first national, mainstream media appearance since the Republican Senate nominee won the runoff election late last month, Ted Cruz displayed on Meet The Press yesterday what propelled him past Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst last month in the runoff: An ability to say pretty things, and make everyone ... More >>
19-year-old's accident left her with permanent brain damage.
gilleys.comMonday, in Rocks Off's our review of Jerry Lee Lewis's show in Winnie, Texas, we mentioned that Mickey Gilley, legendary country pianist and proprietor of probably the most famous honky-tonk in the universe was sitting at stage right. Gilley and Jerry Lee are cousins, about a six ... More >>
gilleys.comMonday, in Rocks Off's review of Jerry Lee Lewis's show in Winnie, Texas, we mentioned that Mickey Gilley, legendary 74-year-old country pianist and proprietor of probably the most famous honky-tonk in the universe, was sitting at stage right. Gilley and Jerry Lee are cousins, abo ... More >>
Courtesy of Montgomery County Sheriff's OfficeA former psychologist with the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County, who evaluated defendants in close to 1,000 criminal cases during his time with the agency, recently pled guilty to Medicaid fraud. Matthew Leddy, the ... More >>
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Photo by That Other PaperIrate progressives are calling for a boycott of Whole Foods after the health food store chain's founder John Mackey came out against Obama's efforts at reforming health care in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece last week. After stating his fears about socialized med ... More >>
Houston attorney Mike Doyle and TMI are locked in a battle over truth, lies and an employee's right to workers' comp benefits.
Go to this private psychiatric facility, and you might be helped. Or you might be shut in a room all alone and end up like Amanda, with a broken arm. Or dead.
Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance
Margie Hill got sick, became a ward of the county and was moved to a nursing home. Son Marvin wants her back home. But she can't get out.
Catholic priest John Chinh Tran re-created Vietnam's Thai Xuan Village in Houston with an iron hand. These days his control is slipping away.
Houston's NAACP faces a protest of its own when it takes sides in a divorce case
Houston's been the No. 1 city in America in the obesity crisis. But hype doesn't mean help.
Did the Devereux Treatment Center provide the care Cecilia Garrett needed or did it drive the young teenager to her death?
Community Health Systems cashed in big on the stomach stapling rage. It almost cost Kaye Parsley her life.
A state program was supposed to give moms a safe place to drop off unwanted newborns. Then why are so many babies still ending up in the trash?
Crisis care for the mentally ill crumbles under the weight of not enough money, too much beauracracy
She got into a suspect nursing home. And the probate system got most of her money.
Health providers, insurance companies, researchers and government agencies all want your medical records. And it doesn't matter whether you want them released or not.
Texas's mentally impaired used to go to treatment centers. Now they go to prison.
With her frenetic grandstanding, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has irritated her staff, her colleagues, and even the president. she says she speaks for her constituents. But will anyone listen?
Dan Morales' showboating witch-hunt against "bogus" doctors is indeed an "incredible story." Incredibly lame.
In 1966, Cleveland "Big Cat" Williams fought Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship. In 1996, he fights just to get by.
After being drugged, hypnotized and bound by restraints, the patients of Judith Peterson say they came to believe they had multiple personalities or had belonged to satanic cults. So, apparently, did their therapist.
At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.
Need emergency psychiatric care in Harris County? Have a seat. Or call a cab.
As the death-care industry booms and consolidates, Houston's Service Corporation International is leading the way
How slow turnings of tiny bureaucratic gears grind up real Texans