At Houston’s Jefferson Davis Hospital, the wonders of modern medicine collide with the raw realities of birth, poverty, neglect and hope.
You can always spot a smoker. He fiddles with matches, his shirt pocket bulges in a tiny rectangle, and fumes emerge from his mouth and nose. But what should we do about him?
A husband and wife decide sterilization is the best answer for birth control; the question is-who does it?
Doctors are busy every minute. But what exactly are they up to ?
At the Texas Medical Center the best hospitals, doctors, researchers, and medical technology anywhere in the world have combined to transform doctors from healers into superstars.
We will all grow old; but, as Maurice Chevalier says, “That’s not so bad when you consider the alternative.”
Some kids may fail at school and it’s not their fault.
You don’t have to move to Arizona to cure your allergies, but you may have to get rid of your cat.
A child with Down’s syndrome is neither Mongolian nor an idiot.
Burning a candle a day keeps the hexes away.
Every night at Ben Taub Hospital’s emergency room is a night of the living dead.
Everybody makes mistakes, but mistakes in the medical profession leave scars on everybody.
A schizophrenic’s own story of his tour through asylums from Bellevue to Texas.
The Greenhouse is where the rich and the chic go to play I spa.
How a doctor got hooked on drugs, and how he got off.
Is doing what comes naturally good enough these days?
How the Texas heat can sap your energy, dull your intelligence, send you to an early grave, and make you sweat.
If you have to be critically injured in Texas, be sure to pick the right place.
Great ambulance drivers are made, not born.
Alpha waves, past lives, and other explorations of the subconscious.
Staying alive day by day . . . by day.
Vibrating vertebrae is not a disease; it is either a cure or not a cure. Our reporter turned her back to the whole subject.
What you eat affects the way you think; and what you think affects the way you eat.
One year after the Supreme Court decision we survey how hospitals and private citizens are responding to legalized abortion.
As long as you're cleaning up the environment, start with your own body.
Shaping up and shelling out at Texas Health Spas.
The New Doctors refuse to take old medicine.
How to choose your veterinarian-and your pet's.