Plans to turn the Astrodome into a parking lot are just wrong.
I have spent most of my 44 years on this earth in the city of Houston. I started visiting the Astrodome when I was just a kid for Astros and Oilers games as well as the occasional high school football game. I even walked on the floor for one of them. After all the memories and all the discussions, I ... More >>
The Houston Chronicle reported Tuesday that private River Oaks prep school St. John's has purchased a 13-acre tract of land that includes Blanco's, central Houston's only remaining traditional country-western music venue (or "honky-tonk"). However, the school's headmaster said there were no immediat ... More >>
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine are seeking female veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder for a study that might hopefully lead to a new medical treatment for the condition. The study is aimed at the role played by a neuropeptide called corticotropin-re ... More >>
It may not be PTSDs or brain injuries that pose the most long-term danger to our surviving vets from their Middle East tours.
Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.
Billy Cohn wanted to be a rock star, and he is — as a trombone-toting heart surgeon and medical inventor.
One thing about being famous and dying -- you don't want to do it too late in the year.Early December, great; you'll be fresh when every media outlet puts together its "They Will Be Missed" list (We're looking at you, Van Johnson). Late December and you find yourself left off the lists that are put ... More >>
Our local justice system would prefer to leave them there
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison sends over missives on a pretty regular basis - Senator Kay did this, Senator Kay did that. They are usually pretty boring. Today’s press release details the fact that Senator Kay presented Dr. Michael E. DeBakey with the signed bill she pushed through Congress awardin ... More >>
VA nurses say a new rule that they be able to physically subdue unruly mental patients was just an excuse to get rid of them
Houston fiddles while its architectural and cultural heritage disappears
You'll meet a creative Aries who will shake up your traditional ideas
Two starry-eyed entrepreneurs shoot for the moon -- or at least for suborbital space
He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?