In Ferguson, Missouri, this week, as police officers began to look more like soldiers, and as the lack of transparency about the Mike Brown shooting continued, a police officer in Dallas took to his smartphone. Major Max Geron heads the Dallas Police Department's Media Relations Unit, Community Aff ... More >>
Ever since a doctor from Fort Worth became one of two Americans recently infected with the Ebola virus on a mercy trip in Liberia, the Western public has developed a renewed interest in the rare disease, often described as incurable. For researchers like University of Texas virologist Dr. Thomas G ... More >>
And the government that looks the other way.
A few years back, Lt. Max Geron was one of the Dallas Police Department's spokespersons, but he's quick to remind in his missive to The Atlantic that what he has to say on the subject of Lt. John Pike's pepper-spraying of peaceful demonstrators on the UC-Davis campus last week are his views alone ... More >>
The June 1912 issue of Scribner's in which N.C. Wyeth's Sheriff appeared is for sale here for $50.While we're perusing legal filings, here's an intriguing case filed only yesterday down at the Earle Cabell. It starts back in March 2008, about a year before the New Mexico-based Gerald Peters Galle ... More >>
Carter AlbrechtYesterday in Dallas federal court, Carter Albrecht's parents, Ken and Judy, finally sued Pfizer, claiming that its smoking-cessation drug Chantix played a "direct and proximate" role in Carter's shooting death almost two years ago to the day. The Albrechts have long considered suin ... More >>
Mannatch's Ambrotose -- or, what Wired last year identified as, ya know, "sugar pills" This morning brought a chipper press release from Mannatech, the Coppell-based nutritional supplement company besieged by bad press. At its annual convention last weekend in Dallas, higher-ups unveiled a new line: ... More >>
Like having herpes wasn't bad enough, now this: A Washington, D.C.- and Austin-based watchdog group is alleging that Parkland Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas endangered the health of low-income pregnant women -- and the lives of their newborns -- when they ... More >>
Can growing protests stem the tide of genetically engineered crops?
Texas health officials say that mandatory childhood vaccinations against hepatitis B will prevent the spread of life-threatening illness. But which is riskier--the disease or the vaccine?
A new family of drugs may offer AIDS patients a new lease on life