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Women's Health

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    August 6, 2014

    State Attacks Whole Women's Health in Battle Over Anti-Abortion Bill

    Clinics continue to rail against the state's new abortion law in court, a law that has closed almost half the abortion clinics in Texas through more stringent facilities requirements and required hospital admitting privileges. Whole Woman's Health has closed clinics in Beaumont, McAllen and Austin ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    Lawsuit Filed to Block Texas Abortion Law: If You Can't Beat 'em, Sue 'em

    If you thought we were done talking about abortion around the Lone Star State, you obviously haven't been paying attention. As Sen. Wendy Davis gears up for her big gubernatorial run, the abortion legislation that sparked her star-making filibuster in the state legislature has been slapped with a fe ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    Consumption For A Cause: Does It Really Help?

    In high school and in college, I consistently volunteered my time at hospitals, food banks, shelters, and, one summer, even overseas teaching English to 6-year-olds in northern India. Yes, my motivation stemmed in part from the fact that such activities looked good on medical school applications, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2013

    RIP Norma Zenteno: Houston Guitarist And Music Scene Mainstay

    Earlier this week I reported to you about local musician Norma Zenteno and her brave fight against Stage II breast cancer and a benefit being held in her honor this coming Sunday at SRO Sports Bar. It is now my sad duty to report that she has passed away this evening at the age of 60, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Roe v. Wade, 40 Years On: Rick Perry Still Carries The Battle Flag

    The 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade is not so much a time of celebration, Rep. Donna Howard told a small crowd on the south steps of the Capitol this morning, as it was a look at the progress towards healthy women and healthy communities. Some of that, liberal lawmakers predict, is likely to erode t ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2012

    Political Animals: Abortion Politics

    Rick Perry and the Source for Women: Trust Us With Your Uter-us!

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    December 12, 2012

    Rick Perry and the Source for Women: Trust Us With Your Uter-us!

    Governor Rick Perry couldn't have made it any clearer during a press conference at a Christian-based health clinic Tuesday: "My goal, and the goal of many of those joining me here today is to make abortion at any stage a thing of the past." Perry was pushing the so-called "Pre-Born Pain Bill," a bi ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    April 30, 2012

    Rick Perry's War on Planned Parenthood Suffers Setback

    A federal judge has put a hold on Governor Perry's war on Planned Parenthood, in part because he doesn't believe Texas will keep Perry's promise to make up for lost federal funding. Texas, of course, has banned Planned Parenthood clinics from receiving Women's Health Program funds, beginning tomorr ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012

    Power Players

    The feminist artwork on view at the CAMH isn't as dated as it should be.

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    January 9, 2012

    Iron Men: Five Rock 'n' Roll Cancer Survivors

    Sad news emerged today that heavy metal godfather Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma. It was a big shock for Black Sabbath fans, as the group's original lineup have a new album and a world tour planned for 2012. Though already counted among rock and roll's ultimate sur ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2012
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    December 19, 2011

    Comment of the Day: CVS & The Morning-After Pill

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Friday: Bun B, Lupe Fiasco & Lola Monroe Hail Trae Day

    Photos by Shea Serrano​Trae Day feat. Trae Tha Truth, Bun B, Lupe Fiasco, Lola Monroe, Jay'Ton, Pyrexx, etc. Delmar/Dyer Sports Complex July 22, 2011 5:01 p.m.:Pulling up to the fourth annual Trae Day. Good crowd already. Good. Some immediate questions: First, How long will it be before you ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Calling All Sluts

    Time to fight back

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    May 24, 2011

    Sonogram Bill Signed: Three White Guys Sitting Around Talking

    Sid Miller knows best.​Texas, you may now consider yourself even more safe when it comes to women abortin' babies just `cause they feel like it. Governor Rick Perry, in a big ceremonial show, signed into law the bill that mandates women seeking abortions must undergo sonograms. His official ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    May 5, 2011

    Voters to Representatives: Get Out Of My Uterus And Do Your Job

    CFS? Yes. Reproductive rights? No.​On the day after the Texas Senate passed a bill requiring women to undergo mandatory transvaginal sonograms before getting an abortion, and on the same day the Lege passed a resolution celebrating Chicken Fried Steak Day (not kidding), the resounding call fro ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011
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    January 5, 2011

    Facebook Bows Down to Houston's Leaky Boob

    At least someone appreciates a leaky boob​We think Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich said it best: "NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE HEART OF A LEAKY BOOB!!!!" Facebook has learned that harsh lesson. Houston blogger/tweeter/Facebooker Jessica Martin-Weber, the founder of the Web site theleakyboob.com, ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Yvette Morales: Dupes Grad Student Into Thinking She Is Ailing, Lovelorn Anchorwoman

    Courtesy Kleberg County JailYvette Morales: Not Katia Uriarte​Despite being smitten with Kingsville TV reporter Katia Uriarte, her suitor just couldn't take any more. The unidentified Texas A&M-Kingsville grad student penned a sorrowful break-up e-mail and sent it to her Facebook inbox.While ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2010

    Obliviously Plump

    Study reveals overweight women blissfully unaware

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    December 2, 2010

    The Most Awesomely Bad Pink Floyd Cover Ever

    A few weeks back, Rocks Off was utterly enthralled with Roger Waters' rendition of The Wall, the masterpiece he created with his former band, Pink Floyd. Every note was pitch-perfect and the wall was strategically built onstage while the band behind Waters performed the album note for note. In fac ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    May 27, 2010

    Aging Disgracefully

    Sex and the City 2 struggles against nature to stay forever young.

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    November 16, 2009

    Houston Female Firefighters Get In On The Calendar Act

    ​For years, the studs of the Houston Fire Department have been selling charity calendars to gay men all over the city. Possibly some women buy them, too.Now -- to top off a year when female firefighters have alleged harassment and abuse by colleagues and lack of support from supervisors -- the wom ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    July 2, 2009

    Cafe Reads: Denise Hazen

    An author shares personal stories about triumph over adversity

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    July 1, 2009

    Finally, Americans Who Were Delivered By Midwives Near Mexico Can Breathe Easy

    Photo by superfemDavid Hernandez of Harlingen may have been delivered by a midwife not far from the border with Mexico, but he always knew he was born in the United States. The trick was convincing the U.S. Department of State, which refused to issue him a passport based on a history of midwife frau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Honey, It's Not What You Think

    After more than forty years of marriage, there are few gifts a husband hasn't already given his wife. But local man Shelly Neider has managed to find one."One year ago Shelly Neider of Houston wanted to give his high school sweetheart and wife of over 40 years a gift to express his love," Becky Lewi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Unbeatable, A Bold New Musical

    Laurie Frey and Eric Coble turn cancer into art

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    February 20, 2008

    Feral Hog Contraceptive: Less Pigs in the Poke?

    Apparently tired of injuries sustained while trying to apply the Aggie Hog-Rubber (ribbed for her pleasure, of course), researchers at Texas A&M are testing an oral contraceptive to deal with the state’s feral hog problem. This should really come in handy for young feral hog couples who want to ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 30, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    August 23, 2007
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    August 16, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Linda Pace, RIP

    Her former professor at UT told Linda Pace he would give her a C if she would give up painting. She didn't give up making art and she never gave up supporting art. Pace died from breast cancer July 2 in San Antonio, a city she almost singlehandedly put on the national and international art map throu ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 12, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    July 5, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    June 28, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    That's Hotze

    Ray Hafner We can't quite put our finger on it, but something seems shady... So I was just strolling through the Galleria last weekend to pick up some shoes and a Chinese herbal tea infusion set when I spotted this three-story banner ad for the Hotze Health and Wellness Center. "Health and welln ... More >>

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    July 13, 2006
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    May 11, 2006
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    October 20, 2005
  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Dreamfest 2

    Saturday, May 28, at Walter's and Mary Jane's Fat Cat, 4215 and 4216 Washington Avenue, and at the Rhythm Room, 1815 Washington Avenue

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    April 22, 2004
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    October 15, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 15 - 21, 1998

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    October 8, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 8 - 14, 1998

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    August 20, 1998
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    January 20, 1994
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