David Moorman isn't old, at least not by any modern standard. The Fort Worth man is in his mid-50s, still nearly a decade away from reaching Medicare eligibility, still in command of all his faculties, and he still has several years of productive employment ahead of him. According to the federal go ... More >>
New research out of Harvard is strengthening the argument that coffee helps curb the risk of Type II diabetes. So coffee is alongside nuts, citrus, leafy greens, beans and sweet potatoes on the list of super healthy foods that help prevent diabetes. According to the Harvard research, the main reas ... More >>
I just got a great news release. Not more than two weeks after The New York Times published a story on the science behind the junk food that's poisoning us, Lay's has announced a new line of potato chips with 50 percent less sodium and the same great taste. See also: - Snack Food Scientists Have B ... More >>
Quick: What day is it today? If you answered Tuesday or September 18, you're technically right but you're actually very, tragically wrong, because it's National Cheeseburger Day which a) exists and b) is a great opportunity to check out a new burger joint. It's also, perhaps, time to reflect on the ... More >>
Pamela Weatherby, who died last JulyPamela Weatherby, a 45-year-old Big Spring woman -- and, according to a federal suit filed Monday in Dallas, an "unstable insulin dependent diabetic" -- was serving a one-year sentence for drug possession at Dawson State Jail when she died last July. Now her pa ... More >>
Kenneth Cooper at Dallas City Hall this morningFor a good hour or so this morning, there was a parade of people to the briefing-room podium at Dallas City Hall to discuss the Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative, funded with $1 million worth of seed money from Oncor. Among those on hand: Mike Rawling ... More >>
Photos by Andrea GrimesDallas Cowboy football legend Cliff Harris came to hear Mayor Leppert and crew call for participants in a new diabetes study at UT-Southwestern.Mayor Tom Leppert and wife Laura, representatives from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, city council member Delia Jasso, ... More >>
Tadoor dal (pigeon peas)Go on in. Don't be shy. If you're not sure what's what inside Tajmahal Imports, the all-vegetarian Indian grocery at 501 W. Beltline in Richardson, ask for Mr. Shah. That's Pramod Shah, the owner of this expansive food, spice, knickknack, religious statuary and cookwar ... More >>
Neo-soul R&B queen Angie Stone released her most recent album Unexpected to unsurprising positive feedback in 2009. The real surprise? Stone's performing in Dallas tomorrow for free. The new Diabetes Health & Wellness Institute on Spring Avenue will open tomorrow (Saturday, June 19), and ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenEight-year-old Kendall Tubbs, a second grader who's had type 1 diabetes since she was 3 years old, managed to upstage appearances by Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus "MartyB" Bennett and former Heisman Trophy winner and Woodrow Wilson High School grad Tim Brown at this morning' ... More >>
The old progressives made us dump liquor. The new ones want us to heed their diet demands.Now, you all know I'm the kindhearted, gentle sort, right? That I would never write anything harsh about mindless poseurs ordering dirty martinis or suggest a certain rank dish should be dumped over the offe ... More >>
Human Rights WatchHuman Rights Watch on Tuesday released a report blasting the government for delaying, withholding and botching medical care for immigrants detained in Florida, Arizona and Texas. In the Lone Star State, the researchers conducted interviews with women held at the Port Isabel detenti ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, March 12, 2009... Remember Ashley Dupree, New York Governor Elliot Spitzer's former call girl? Looks like she's found a new mentor in hip-hop icon Russell Simmons. It seems he's been "reaching out" to her in their yoga class. You know ... More >>
An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.
Central Dallas Ministries documents diabetes among the undocumented
Friday, September 9, at Nokia Theatre
Will Texas pony up bucks to lead in stem cell research? Pro-lifers hope not.
Animal Farm, Police Story, All That Jazz
Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?
Ray Audette hunts with a hawk and eats like a caveman. He says his meaty diet stopped his hair from falling out, cured his diabetes--and will make you healthy too