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Texas Medical Center

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    October 7, 2013

    IndyCar Returns With A Double Feature For Houston

    For the first time in six years, open-wheel racing made its return to the Bayou City this past weekend, as the IZOD IndyCar Series hosted a two-race weekend at Reliant Park. The timing couldn't have come at a better time for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Race fans saw - or should I ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    Road Rage Leads to Death of Woman Sunday

    An ugly road rage incident Sunday morning led to the killing of a woman and injury of her young son on FM 1943 near Garth Road. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says charging are pending against a man who maneuvered "his pickup tuck to interfere with a second vehicle driven by his wife," when he ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    Getting Stuck: Uninsured Patients Slammed with Lawsuits by Not-for-Profit Hospital

    Memorial Hermann treats patients without insurance, tells them not to worry about the cost and then sues them for thousands of dollars.

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    July 24, 2013

    Cover Story: Getting Stuck

    As Igancio Alaniz lay beneath his ancient white Buick, trying to get his car restarted one evening in January 2012, he heard a click as his car popped into gear. A split-second before more than 3,000 pounds of metal smashed over his chest, Alaniz realized he was about to be run over by his own car. ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    Drugs, Sex & the Rockets: 5 Reasons Why a Hospital Stay Sucks

    No one likes a hospital stay. That's pretty much a given. But why don't they like it? We need research! Luckily (sorta), I've had some experience lately -- a six-week stay that ended in January, and a surprise return visit last week. So let me offer my five reasons why staying in a hospital sucks. ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Dr. Rick, Physician Turned Patient, Learns to Enjoy Every Sandwich

    Rewind: RIP Leo Aston: Local Guitarist, Leo Trio Leader Passes Away There's an old saying about what happens when a doctor becomes a patient. Dr. Richard Patt, once a high-placed anaesthesiologist at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, became a musician first. Patt, who musically goes by "Dr. Rick," left ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    If the Addicks and Barker Dams Fail

    They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.

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    May 18, 2012

    Dr. Khaled Jabboury: Incredible Story of a Proven Cancer Doctor Getting Steamrolled by the Insurance Giants

    It's a Thursday afternoon and Dr. Khaled Jabboury greets a patient in the waiting room of his office at the West Houston Medical Center. The woman, though it's not immediately noticeable, is facing the toughest challenge of her life. As Dr. Jabboury has proven, she has come to the right place. For ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Mother's Day 2012: Where to Eat on the Mother of All Dining Holidays

    She changed diapers, bandaged scraped knees, drove to and from a million extra-curricular activities, cooked, cleaned and still managed to love you as a teenager -- taking your mom out for a nice meal is the least you can do on Mother's Day. Luckily there is no shortage of restaurants in town willin ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    A Month of Chocolate: 29 Ways to Indulge

    In January, we brought you a Month of Oatmeal in honor of National Oatmeal Month. That was nice and all, but February's here. And in February, it's all about the chocolate baby. From complimentary s'mores at a poolside bar to a Snickers beignet (is this real life?), here are 29 ways to indulge: Wed ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    Gelareh Bagherzadeh: $5,000 Reward for Information About Her Murder

    The younger brother of a Texas Medical Center student who was slain outside her parents' Galleria-area townhome Monday issued a tearful plea for anyone with information about the incident to come forward. "I can't see my parents -- and I don't want to see any parents -- in this situation, and we ne ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Salem Saif Al Mazrouei, 28, Bayou Body Count No. 118

    Foreign military officer killed in carjacking​A man was killed in a robbery near Reliant Park as he was taking his father home from treatments at the Texas Medical Center. Salem Saif Al Mazrouei, 28, is an officer in the army of the United Arab Emirates, reports UAE publication The National. ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    Metro Prepares for Final Four Onslaught

    Metro clearly wants to avoid this during the Final Four weekend.​Beginning next Thursday, college basketball fans will begin descending on Houston for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, held at Reliant Stadium. In addition to the games, there is a fan festival at George R. Brown Convention ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords: Docs Say Progress Amazing, Though Shuttle Launch Trip No Done Deal

    John Nova LomaxThe doctors face the press for an upbeat update​U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords has her personality back, is speaking in full sentences and has made continuous neurological improvement, her team of TIRR Memorial Hermann doctors said at a news conference at the Texas Medical Center t ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords to Attend Shuttle Launch?

    Gabrielle Giffords: Making strides​There's a press conference tomorrow at the Texas Medical Center to discuss the "strong progress" being made by Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as she recovers from her shooting. There may be a more dramatic announcement: Fox News is reportingthat th ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords's Set List: A Critical Appraisal

    Gabrielle Giffords: An eclectic, but marred, set list​It's difficult to imagine anyone not happy with the progress being made at the Texas Medical Center by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. She's walking, talking and, according to an e-mail from her mother obtained by the Houston Chronicle, ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Here's our guide to what's happening this Halloween.

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    October 21, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Our guide to Houston's best Halloween haunts.

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    October 14, 2010

    Head Out

    Our guide to Halloween's best haunts

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    July 30, 2010

    BrewsterMcCloud: Your Chance To See 1970s Houston Through Robert Altman's Eyes

    Roger Ebert is a happy man: "Altman's "Brewster McCloud" is *finally* on DVD!" he's just tweeted.You should be happy, too, if you have any interest in seeing old Houston.The 1970 film -- which, frankly, we haven't heard great things about -- was filmed in Houston. It's known for the semi-iconic scen ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Houston: From Moron Metropolis to Genius City In Two Short Months

    ​Two months ago, the Daily Beast ranked all American cities according to their estimation of each place's municipal IQ.They measured how many residents had bachelor's and graduate degrees, nonfiction book sales, the ration of institutions of higher education, and political engagement, as measured ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween. Check out our updated listings.

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    October 15, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

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    October 8, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

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    October 1, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

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    March 18, 2009

    Carl Landry Shot in Leg, Not by Own Gun

    Photo by dubswede Carl Landry, the second year Rockets forward, was shot in the leg while driving home early this morning. And, no, he did not Plaxico Burress himself in the leg, somebody else shot him. The shooting happened at about 2:30 this morning. Landry was heading home after getting back int ... More >>

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    March 18, 2009

    Carl Landry Shot in Leg, Not by Own Gun

    Photo by dubswede Carl Landry, the second year Rockets forward, was shot in the leg while driving home early this morning. And, no, he did not Plaxico Burress himself in the leg, somebody else shot him. The shooting happened at about 2:30 this morning. Landry was heading home after getting back int ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    The Houston Zoo's Got More Herpes Than A Motley Crue Groupies' Convention, PETA Says

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested at the Houston Zoo Saturday, demanding that the zoo stop breeding elephants after the death of two-year-old Mac from the elephant herpesvirus.Hair Balls caught up with PETA spokeswoman Lindsay Rajt at the protest. "PETA is appalled that yet anoth ... More >>

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    November 22, 2007
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    March 2, 2006

    These Kids Go to the Best Public High School in Houston

    This week: Our first- through fifth-place finishers

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    July 28, 2005

    One Dead Guinea Pig

    A bad reaction to a drug trial sparks an investigation into Houston's Fabre Clinic and its founder

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    May 19, 2005

    Westward Whoa!

    Stem cell restrictions could send Texas Medical Center researchers fleeing to California

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    October 16, 2003

    Putting on Airs

    Modern dance master Paul Taylor brings a program of classics old and new to Jones Hall

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    July 24, 2003

    Paige Boy Returns

    HISD's most aggressive marketer comes back to help

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    December 5, 2002

    If You See Them, Say Hello!

    Defeated candidates face different lifestyles

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    September 6, 2001

    A Night in the Tub

    An angel named Grace, a doctor who's a real Trip and fresh gore flooding the ER -- the new Ben Taub gets old quick

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    June 28, 2001

    Born-Again Beauty

    Two years of toil took their toll on the trial lawyers -- but their historic church is finally back in business

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    June 21, 2001

    The Perfect Political Storm

    In this flood, Lee Brown has stayed high and dry (so far)

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    November 16, 2000

    Leaning on Caduceus

    When your baby's sick, you don't want a mere doctor, you want the magic wand of Hermes

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    July 27, 2000

    How Green Is My Building?

    UT's "environmentally sustainable" project just kept outgrowing its budget

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    July 1, 1999
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    July 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 2 - 8, 1998

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    May 16, 1996

    Adams Family Values

    Why do we hate Bud so? Maybe we never understood him, or those... Adams Family Values

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    April 25, 1996

    Poor, Proud, But Independent

    Houston's indie record entrepreneurs do it for the love of the music. Of course, they don't mind moving a few units, either.

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    April 4, 1996

    Ana's Angel

    Jay Hamburger rushed in where others feared to tread ... only to find that no good deed goes unpunished

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    February 8, 1996

    Station Break

    Beset by budget problems, bereft of substantive local programming, Channel 8 finds itself at a crossroads. Perhaps it's time to put the "public" back into Houston Public Television.

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    July 20, 1995
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    April 20, 1995
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    October 20, 1994

    Tea at the di Portanovas'

    What excess comes with riches? A tea party reveals all -- almost

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    March 24, 1994

    Hermann Park or Parking?

    City and Harris County hospital officials play let's make a deal

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