The Texas Medical Board has enhanced its complaints against controversial Houston doctor (for loss of a better word) Stanislaw Burzynski, beefing up an eight-page complaint filed in December 2013 to a whopping 200, the Chron reports. Filed July 9, the amended complaint came on the FDA's bewilderin ... More >>
A look at the sex-trafficking myth.
What is it with KHOU getting on its knees for self-mythologizing "cancer doctor" Stanislaw Burzynski, a man who charges vulnerable families a fortune to treat dying loved ones with a dubious potion that's never been proven to be effective? The latest round of fluffing came courtesy of KHOU reporte ... More >>
The Texas Medical Board has accused controversial Houston doctor (we use that term loosely) Stanislaw Burzynski of making false claims in how he advertised his cancer treatments (another term used loosely). Filed in December, the complaint comes a year after a similar complaint from the U.S. Food a ... More >>
A stroke, a brain tumor and the loss of his sense of taste haven't kept Chef David Guerrero out of the kitchen.
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
Here's a warning for anyone out there considering blogging or tweeting anything questioning the greatness of cancer-curing Houston doc Stanislaw Burzynski: You will probably be threatened by the head of marketing for the Burzynski Patient Support Group. We first heard about loose cannon Marc Stephe ... More >>
Media darling, Dr. Stanislaw BurzynskiWe were glad to see that Austin's FOX affiliate gave Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski -- you know, the doctor who cured cancer -- his second big Texas media blowjob of the month. Houston's KHOU was first with a segment on Great Day Houston back in May. FOX Austin refe ... More >>
Famous plagiarizer strikes close to home
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald Posner, still having troubleWhen investigative reporter Gerald Posner was busted for plagiarism by our sister publication, Miami New Times (among others), it was a big disappointment. It's the kind of thing that, at least temporarily, casts a shadow over all ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerStanlislaw Burzynsk: Coming soon to a theater near youHouston's Stanislaw Burzynski, who sells a so-called cancer treatment to patients who have had to mortgage homes to meet his steep fees, has found another major supporter: A NYC-based animator named Eric Merola has just c ... More >>
He's treated thousands of people from all over the world, so why can't he get FDA approval?
Shin Higashiura offers women "inside treatments" to correct their hormonal balance. It's not rape. It's not prostitution. But it's not shiatsu, either.
Dr. Carlos Fernandez is battling malpractice charges and his business associates at the Bellaire Cancer Treatment Center
And he's put his own money behind it. But who's Cameron Frye?