Journal of the American Medical Association

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    How the Low T Industry Is Cashing in on Dubious, and Perhaps Dangerous, Science

    Alex Truman didn't think something was wrong until he returned to the gym. Before fathering his two kids, he worked out regularly and even made an early career of exercise. He had two degrees in health and fitness and ran gyms on the East Coast before he moved to Dallas and got into sales. Lean and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Dallas County Health Officials: Earlier West Nile Response Could Have Saved 12 Lives in 2012

    Danny HurleyRemember this? Expect more in the future.At this point last year, Dallas County had already recorded a handful of West Nile deaths, a figure that would ramp up to 19 in the following weeks and months as the number of infections skyrocketed. But the West Nile outbreak of 2012, which resu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Texas Right to Life Pushes More Bunk Science on "Preborn Pain," Calls Observer "Anti-Life"

    Over the past couple months, we've brought you periodic updates on Texas Right to Life's quest to help pass a bill banning all abortions after 20 weeks. They've finally found a sponsor to carry that bill: State Representative Jodie Laubenberg filed the "Preborn Pain Act" this time last week. Texas R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg Files Pro-Life Favorite "Pre-Born Pain" Bill

    Back in December, Governor Rick Perry announced with much pomp and circumstance that he would support the passage of a "fetal pain" bill this session in the Legislature. "Fetal pain" is one of the pet legislative projects of pro-life group Texas Right to Life this year; it's a total ban on abortions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    Better to Be Fat and Fit? Thanks, Doc!

    Big medical news out of Dallas, courtesy a University of North Texas professor and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Turns out, from 1979 to 2001 some 2,600 men and women, whose average age was 64, took part in something called the Aerobic Center Longitudinal Study at the Cooper Clini ... More >>

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    ĦAsk a Mexican!

    Uncomplementary colors

  • News

    October 9, 2003
  • Dining

    March 20, 2003

    Random Drink Blur

    Celebration remembers Prohibition-era winemakers

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Disturbing personality

    An unsolved string of cat mutilations in North Dallas leaves police and residents wondering who could do such a thing

  • News

    June 10, 1999

    Bitter pill

    Texas' naturopathic physicians lose a bid to become legal

  • News

    November 12, 1998
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Prime cut

    Religious circumciser Rabbi Michael Rovinsky is skilled, funny, and popular among both his Jewish and gentile clients. But is this mohel a brazen self-promoter who is maiming our children by doing God's work?

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Getting fat off non-fat

    A fat substitute with some unpleasant potential side effects pits junk food against junk science

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    The war over Gulf War Syndrome

    Dallas doctors believe they've solved the mystery of sick veterans, but find themselves in "a bloody scientific war" where they are branded charlatans

  • Culture

    December 21, 1995

    Ho, ho, ho

    Stage West's Season's Greetings is a hilariously caustic Christmas card