Posts Tagged ‘health’

Young and Hungry

A still-deep recession weighs heavily on North Texas kids.
PETER GORMAN, PHOTOS BY ROBERT HART
The cars and pickup trucks are lined up for nearly half a mile on the farm-to-market road in Joshua. The first ones arrived at around 6 a.m. on this Saturday, and now, almost three hours later, it’s just about time for the ca...


Denial and Tragedy

SHARI JULIAN
When I heard about the Nov. 5 shootings at Fort Hood, I packed my bags for Killeen. As a former military wife, a military mom, and a clinician specializing in mass trauma, I suspected what I would find – not so much about...



Healing Healthcare

John Q. Public
To the editor: As a physician, I feel I must write to you about the healthcare debate (“Healthy Debate,” July 29, 2009).


Mayfest: Maybe Not

JEFF PRINCE
Depending on whom you ask, the city of Fort Worth’s decision to cancel this year’s Mayfest just two hours before it was set to begin was either an over-reaction made in the wake of a misunderstood swine flu epidemic...



In a Fat Snit

Jimmy Fowler
If ever there was an example of America’s screwed-up relationship with food and physical appearance (a pathology shared by the skinny as well as the fat), it’s in the current web debate over whether Obama’s nominee for su...


Unhealthy?

Matt Goodman
Trying to deal with potential $20 million-plus budget shortfalls each year for the next five, Fort Worth city financial planners found a way to save about $1.8 million in one whack: They’ve proposed doing away with the ci...



Reverberation on Landscapes

Gallery
We’re hearing ominous noises about the UNTArtspaceFW possibly being closed down, with the space to be used by the UNT medical school.


Off the Top of His Head

Is the governor auditioning for a new part?
Dave McNeely
Who was that guy standing on the dais in the Texas House of Representatives on Feb. 6, addressing a joint session of the Texas Legislature? The one with the Big Hair, delivering what was billed as the governor’s biennial “S...



Intersection

Gallery
Still on display at UNT Health Science Center is Intersection, a group show of works by four Texas artists who have known each other for some years, featuring everything from Frances Bagley’s site-specific installation to Lin...