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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Overcoming Barriers: Adaptive Movement is Parkour for the Physically Disabled

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    HCSO: Man Who Killed 6, Was Looking For His Estranged Wife

    Authorities have charged Ronald Lee Haskell with one count of capital murder in a Wednesday shooting rampage that left six people dead, including several children. The details of the incident are a bit bizarre as authorities say that Haskell dressed up like a delivery man to gain entrance into the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    UPDATED: Ex-Boyfriend of "Enchilada Queen" Sylvia Casares Pleads Guilty to 2012 Shooting

    In March 2012, Sylvia Casares, chef and owner of Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, was shot in the stomach by her then-boyfriend Michael Warren, police said. Warren, a regular cook at Casares's food truck, No Borders, and a partner in the Sylvia's restaurant chain fled in Casares car after the shooting, w ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2014

    Treating a Mystery: A Disease Named Pandas May Be Causing Frightening Changes in Children

    Parents say their kids have something called Pandas, and it's not cute or cuddly.

  • Music

    March 13, 2014

    How Will Obamacare Affect Musicians?

    The Affordable Care Act could offer a path to health care for struggling artists.

  • News

    September 26, 2013

    Whatever It Takes: Houston Baptist University Turns to Football to Build a Name

    Houston Baptist University decides the best way to grow is to start a football team for the first time in its 50-year history.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    The NBA Makes The Day Of Some Hospitalized Children

    On the tenth floor of Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, the children aren't allowed to do much, considering their condition. Many children are sick, wheelchair-bound, or bed-bound. They have an artificial park there called Fondren Park to help give them a feel of what it's like to be outside and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Two Men Take Roak to Court, Each Claiming Assaults on Premises of Upper Kirby Lounge

    Roak, the former Upper Kirby funeral home turned trendy, South Beach-esque oontz-oontz lounge, was taken to court twice last month. Alleged assaults on the premises figure in both cases. On May 23, attorney J. Michael Moore asked for and was granted a temporary restraining order and a temporary inj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Harold McMillan: Austin Art/Music Mainstay Says He Got Roughed Up by HPD Officer at Memorial Hermann

    Harold McMillan is considered a gentle soul by those who know him, which is why it was out of character for him to drop the f-bomb in an exchange with a Memorial Hermann hospital guest-relations employee last week -- a poor choice of wording that, he says, resulted in him being forced face-first to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Keep the Love Alive: Top Heart-Healthy Foods (Wine Included!)

    In honor of February, American Heart Month, The American Heart Society is promoting a Go Red for Women campaign. With heart disease being the number one killer of women, AHS is spreading the truth and myths about the disease and tips for prevention. Since eating well is a huge part prevention, we at ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2012

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • News

    December 29, 2011

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Brown Trial: Not Guilty, Not Surprising

    Michael Brown is not a guilty man.​In a strictly legal sense, today's not guilty verdict in Dr. Michael Brown's assault trial was probably the right call. Although prosecutors Jane Waters and Nathan Hennigan probably did the best with what they had, they didn't have much. Rachel Brown had no ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2011

    The Final Play

    After traumatic knee injury, Case Keenum has one more season to prove his talents.

  • News

    February 3, 2011

    Dead Center

    Bad things keep happening to people in Shawn Roberts's orbit.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Coming to Houston

    Gabrielle Giffords with her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly​CNN is reporting that family members say Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be coming to Houston Friday to begin her long rehab process. The victim of the Tucson shootings will move to an unnamed facility here, but one with "military surgeon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Gregory Clark: Metro Driver Fired For Drinking Before A Fatal Crash

    After a Metro wrecker driver, Gregory Clark, hit a car, he failed a drug and alcohol test. ‚ÄčOn Tuesday, a Metro wrecker hit a car on the south side of the city, sending the two passengers in the car, including a 64-year-old woman, to Memorial Hermann hospital. According to a Metro press release ab ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010

    Crash Reports

    Running a red light and killing someone does not automatically mean you're in trouble in Harris County.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: An Attempt To Steal A Car Ends Badly

    Texas and the right to defend oneself with deadly force seem to go hand-in-hand. And so it was for one man and his wife on Saturday along the 1100 block of Langwick. Houston police say a man shot and killed Darryl Milton Franklin Jr., 37, after Franklin tried to steal his car around 6:25 in the morn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Barry Bonds Might Not Go to Jail

    As far as I'm concerned, the big news is that Barry Bonds might be getting off. Yep, that's right. Barry Bonds might not be going to jail. For those who don't know all of the details, but do know that Bonds is going on trial in March, know this. He's not going on trial for using steroids. He's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Barry Bonds Might Not Go to Jail

    As far as I'm concerned, the big news is that Barry Bonds might be getting off. Yep, that's right. Barry Bonds might not be going to jail. For those who don't know all of the details, but do know that Bonds is going on trial in March, know this. He's not going on trial for using steroids. He's ... More >>

  • News

    May 15, 2008

    College Immaterial for High School Students in Vocational Training

    Good paying jobs, no huge loan burdens, exciting course work — the new vo-tech attracts more and more hi-tech students

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008
  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Priscilla Slade and the TSU Three

    Spurred on by a fellow student's death, Oliver Brown, William Hudson and Justin Jordan ran a gauntlet on their way to bring down a president

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    A Gap in Coverage

    Critics of GoldStar ambulance service say it's late to emergencies, cares for profits over patients, and doctors its books. But without it, there's nothing.

  • 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.

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Sudden Impact

    What could be safer than dropping your kid off at the movies? A lot of things, as it turns out.

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Last Frights

    The death of a mourner mars Kinney Abair's funeral

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    A Figure to Die For

    Community Health Systems cashed in big on the stomach stapling rage. It almost cost Kaye Parsley her life.

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Lost & Found

    One year ago, the Lost Boys of Sudan came to Houston in search of America, a future, safety and an education simple things that got somewhat complicated in the translation

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Working Stiff

    Glenda Turner wrestles with ways to regain a normal life -- as others beat on her to break the grip of the bizarre syndrome racking her body

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Bad Dog

    A slip-and-fall case bites James Coney Island in the butt

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Not Your Grandma's Girl Scouts

    Rachelle Anderson just took super Girl Scout honors. And it wasn't hustling cookies that got her there.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Downing

    American Dreams

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Family Unfriendly

    How Hermann Hospital and the Texas Medical Center left employees' kids high and dry

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