UT Health Science Center

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    Down the Hatch

    The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Safwat Kamel: When A Doctor Named Wang Cuts Off Your Ball And You Can't Sue

    Not a good experience, in the OR or the courtroom​You go to a doctor because you have an enlarged testicle. Clearly you're not having a run of good luck to begin with.The doctor you get at LBJ Hospital is Dr. Run Wang. Maybe you feel encouraged by this, maybe you don't. He and another doctor diagn ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    The President Of The UT Health Science Center Finding It Hard To Move Here

    Photo courtesy UT​Well over a year ago -- back in May 2008, when Hillary Clinton was still a viable candidate for the Democratic nomination -- the UT Health Science Center here in Houston hired Dr. Larry Kaiser as its new president.How much does he love Houston? So much that the UT Board of Regent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    The Last Of The Mayoral-Ad Premieres: A Review

    Finally, Gene Locke has got a TV ad. The last of the three major candidates to hit the air in these tough-to-raise-cash times, he will be up soon with this 30-second piece of art. (Although, as with the other candidates, there's no telling just how often he'll buy time to run it.)As we have done ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Did Video Games Really Kill Generator-Using Ike Victims?

    For a few hours yesterday, the lead story at gravely warned Houstonians on the dangers of mixing generators and video games. Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston evidently found that this happened often in the blacked-out weeks in the wake of Hurricane Ik ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Staying Safe

    Another approach to drug trials

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Westward Whoa!

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

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Bloodless Coup

    There'll be no waivers for patients in this experimental blood-substitute program

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    All Duct Up

    From leftist camps and corporate security to semi-panic and port patrols, Houstonians tackle terrorism threats. Sort of.

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Drug Resistant

    Harris County jailers are in no hurry to hand out meds to inmates with AIDS. Inmates claim this and other lockup practices endanger their lives.

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Groping in the Dark

    When the prof reported his boss's sexual advances, guess who lost his job?

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Just Say No (to Open Debate)

    When it comes to alternatives to the drug war, some warriors would rather you not hear about it