We should probably be used to it by now. Governor Rick Perry went on CNBC earlier this week and said something that, were it to have come from anyone else, would've been stunning for its intellectual dishonesty. In the midst of an interview, which you can see in full below, Perry told Squawk Box's ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
And there it is: Late last night, the Senate approved SB 5, a massive set of abortion restrictions that combine all the worst parts of most every anti-abortion bill filed in the regular session of the legislature. Well, all the worst parts, with one notable exception: The bill's author, Republican S ... More >>
Juan Ponce de Leon got some bad information. The Fountain of Youth isn't in Florida, as the 16th-century Spanish conquistador eventually figured out. It's actually a thousand miles to the west in an otherwise unremarkable Preston Center storefront, conveniently sandwiched between the Park Cities and ... More >>
We thought we'd take a break from writing about fried meats to mention that a new study just came out about the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. Spoiler: Vegetarian diets are good for you, which is probably not a surprise. What is surprising is that there are numbers to back it up now: over a s ... More >>
Does an unproven treatment that combats drug addiction with drugs promise more than it can deliver?
Doctors this morning are receiving, courtesy the American Medical Association's Morning Rounds news wrap-up, an extensive briefing about the smoking cessation drug Chantix -- known around here, of course, as the drug Carter Albrecht's friends and family blame, in part, for his violent behavior the n ... More >>
This morning down in Austin, the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services is set to hear public testimony on Senate Bill 308 -- which, for those not keeping score at home, is the legislation proposed by Sen. Bob Deuell (R-Greenville) that would legalize needle-exchange programs in Texas. (Deuell, ... More >>
Crustaceans launches an "a-salt" on the taste buds
When the world is falling to pieces, emergency doctor Paul Pepe makes order from chaos
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Dr. Lyla Blake-Gumbs
Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?
In the struggle for a shrinking pot of money from asbestos litigation, the sickest victims are getting nickels and dimes while lawyers get their millions
Pounded by state regulators and rabbit-punched by promoters, the gladiators at Fighter's House struggle for legitimacy
Seeking help for depression, Martha Hurt turned to therapists. That's when her insanity truly began.
Child psychiatrist Robert Gross claims malicious federal prosecutors unfairly charged him with fraud and forced him to flee to England. Is it the doctor or the judicial system that is out of touch with reality?
Dallas oncologist Dennis Birenbaum claims he's been given a bad rap by the state and media. Now he's going to make them pay.
Phil Gramm and the R's cozy up to the average working guy