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Respiratory Medicine

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Donkey Basketball: Animal Abuse, or Harmless Fun for Jackasses?

    The Humane Society of the United States is calling foul on a Montgomery County official's donkey basketball fundraiser February 11. For the non-rednecks out there, donkey basketball is just what it sounds like: people playing basketball while riding donkeys. Hilarious, right? Charlie Riley, the pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    You Weren't Cured Of Down Syndrome, But You Can Get A Refund

    Guess what? You can't take a pill with something called "glyconutrients" and cure Down Syndrome or cystic fibrosis.But if you're a Texan who thought you could, you can at least get your money back.Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced a settlement today against Mannatech, a company that offer ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008
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    February 14, 2008

    Accidents Will Happen? Did Apnea and Drank Really Kill Pimp C?

    If the verdict from Pimp C’s autopsy leaves you with more questions than answers you are not alone. Matt Sonzala still has his doubts. He writes: “Two months later, on Feb. 4, the L.A. County Coroner's Office concluded that Pimp C's death was the result of sleep apnea combined with prescriptio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    This Just In: Pimp C’s Death Ruled an Accident

    According to the Los Angeles County Coroner, Chad Butler, a.k.a. Pimp C, died from a combination of cough syrup (not an overdose, mind you) and a prior history of sleep apnea, a disordered characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. LA Weekly has the full story. You can read our extended co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Somebody Help Bob Goulet

    I wish that when cool celebrities were sick or needed transplants, we the public could nominate banal and vapid celebrities as donors. Like when Joe Strummer died, couldn’t we have traded him for Scott Stapp? I would’ve gladly traded Chad Kroeger for 40 more fabulous years of Dimebag Darrell pla ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Ladybug Transistor

    concert preview

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    It's Always Nice When We Get to Use the "This Just In" Button

    "Hello, Houston! Cough. Cough. Hack." Quick note for all you rodeo lovers and loathers: Rascall Flatts will not be playing tonight. Lead singer Gary LeVox has severe bronchitis. The band will be replaced by Clay Walker, Joe Nichols and Jack Ingram. "We hope that our ticket purchasers will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    It's Always Nice When We Get to Use the "This Just In" Button

    "Hello, Houston! Cough. Cough. Hack." Quick note for all you rodeo lovers and loathers: Rascall Flatts will not be playing tonight. Lead singer Gary LeVox has severe bronchitis. The band will be replaced by Clay Walker, Joe Nichols and Jack Ingram. "We hope that our ticket purchasers will enjoy ... More >>

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Who Cares?

    Celester Hall went to Afghanistan to help the troops and make his fortune. He came back deaf, in diapers and looking for benefits.

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Pet Pharmacy

    BCP Veterinary Pharmacy

  • News

    June 8, 2000
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    May 25, 2000

    Breaking the Mold

    What the heck is making those kids and teachers sick at T.H. Rogers?

  • News

    February 17, 2000
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    February 3, 2000

    Drowning on Dry Land

    Rising asthma rates have experts scratching their heads - and children struggling to breathe

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Blowing Smoke

    Government and civic boosters know the way to clean up the air in polluted southeast communities: add another chemical plant

  • News

    February 15, 1996

    Smoke and Mirrors (and more smoke)

    It's called "Motorist's Choice." But the new emissions testing program for Houston may not offer much of a choice after all. And it won't do much for cleaning the city's air, either.

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