A state study released yesterday found that from 2002 to 2011, the female breast cancer rate for Flower Mound residents was significantly higher than surrounding areas.Even better? Officials have no idea why. Last April, after allegations of a faulty previous study, the Department of State Health ... More >>
This Saturday Henry's Tavern in Plano is hosting a Delete Blood Cancer event from 1 to 4 p.m. for a local boy, Aidan Petereson, who was recently diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer. Guests are encouraged to get swabbed and tested for transplant compatibility ... More >>
If Andy Roddick didn't walk away from tennis as the biggest asshole in the professional game, he was definitely in top two or three. His wasn't the lovable brashness of, say, a John McEnroe either, but a whiny, self-indulgence reminiscent of a spoiled toddler. Justly or not, a lawsuit filed in Dall ... More >>
The ability of a leukemic cell to remain in an immature state, capable of relentlessly propagating, has remained one of the vexing obstacles to the effective treatment of leukemia, particularly acute myeloid leukemia. Rather than maturing, or differentiating, inside the blood-cell forming kitchen o ... More >>
Much like Loretta Lynn, who we featured today, Etta James endured her share of hardships in order to become the blues and R&B phenom she did. That voice could peel paint off the walls, in the best way possible. If you don't get goosebumps when you hear "At Last," I don't want to know you. After ba ... More >>
Climb like Rocky for charity
Scrambling to find a romantic, yet hip and unique option for Valentine's Day? Lucky for you, many local restaurants have special menus, special dishes or just special prices to choose from on this, er, special day. Here are some options: Cupid would be proud of Central 214's naughty new chef, Blyt ... More >>
Have a wine and art spritzer
Going once, going twice, sold!
Yesterday, we posted the story about how Robert Hoffman--local philanthropist, art collector and the civic leader behind The Dallas Plan--helped start National Lampoon when he was in his early 20s. Hoffman, as you know doubt know by now, died Sunday at the age 59 from acute myelogenous leukemia, wit ... More >>
Without Robert Hoffman (and Doug Kenney and Henry Beard), there would have been no National Lampoon. That would have sucked. If you've read The Dallas Morning News this morning, you know Robert Hoffman died yesterday at 59 of acute myelogenous leukemia. His death received mention on the front page o ... More >>
It's not greed; it's charity
Hey, sailor, wanna give some money to a good cause?