The number of abortions being performed in Texas has dropped moderately, clinics offering abortions are vanishing rapidly and women seeking abortions must travel much farther to get an abortion, according to almost 18 months of data compiled by researchers looking at the effects of Texas' passage of ... More >>
There was a brief time, not all that long ago, when discountmedspa.com was the Internet's go-to place for gray market botulinum toxin, that Mansfield's Laurie D'Alleva could call herself the Botox Queen. Then, Wired stumbled upon her site -- and the how-to videos featuring D'Alleva injecting the pr ... More >>
You can do a thing the right way or you can take the easy way out. In an age of endless upgrades toward increasing convenience, enhanced speed, and shorter routes to profit, staying true to your ideals will be tested. Aaron Barker and Sarah Miller, the fecund minds and busy hands behind the deliciou ... More >>
Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
Late this evening I was poking around the City Secretary's site to sneak-peek the council's doings upon its return to work Monday. At which point I noticed that when the Public Safety Committee reconvenes at noon, City Attorney Tom Perkins and Dallas Police Deputy Chief Patricia Paulhill will bri ... More >>
Megan FeldmanDr. Jeffrey Whitman performs a rare eye surgery on Adam Williamson, paralyzed in a 2006 dirt-bike accident.Not many people relish having to wear contacts or glasses, but for Adam Williamson, poor eyesight was more than a headache. The 25-year-old from Garland was paralyzed in a dirt bik ... More >>
The AFI Dallas International Film Festival just released its first list of films selected for this year's shindig, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as noted last month, most of the screenings taking place at the AMC NorthPark. Among the offerings are three world-premiere docs, a Zooey De ... More >>
Does an unproven treatment that combats drug addiction with drugs promise more than it can deliver?
Every day, at least one person posts a comment to our first item about Chantix, the smoking-cessation drug that is being blamed, at least partially, for Carter Albrecht's violent behavior on the morning of September 3. Since Albrecht's band mate and house mate Danny Balis first mentioned the drug, t ... More >>
When he's not catering for the president, barbecue maven Eddie Deen caters to the spirits of the indigent
This Spike Lee joint is a cockeyed, self-righteous and graceless diatribe
You can't buy a vibrator in Burleson, but there are plenty of dildos
Even former Mr. America Mike Scarcella wasn't strong enough to beat the horrors of GHB addiction
The latest AIDS medications give life to the dying--but what kind of life?
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?
Bare breasts, a bowl of red, and bad blood among the chili brethren in the Big Bend. Texas doesn't get any better.
Legal assistant Jim Carrao works the dark corners of the justice system. He serves papers, does background checks, files annoying cases--and knows just enough law to be dangerous.
This vampire killer, despite its pedigree, never comes to life
William Morgan says he's just an innocent document dealer snared in a campaign finance scandal. And if you believe that, he has some old railroad bonds he wants to sell you.
World-class embezzler Gary Lewellyn rebounds with a fast-selling treatment for A.D.D.
A new family of drugs may offer AIDS patients a new lease on life
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
Ivan Reitman's Junior ruins many stellar comic opportunities