Also in this issue, Chris Herrington talks to the artists who are ringing in Stax Records' 50th anniversary with concerts from Austin to Italy, and Nicky Robertshaw introduces Umai, Midtown's exotic new restaurant specializing in Japanese-French cuisine. On newsstands now.


June 2007

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In This Issue

Vital Fluid

Lifeblood provides a community safety net-but its levels are often dangerously low.

Beating the Odds

At Baptist Women's Hospital, hands-on care and high-tech features are making life better for patients of all ages.

Taste Oregon

Why the often-overlooked winemaking state deserves credit. Serious credit.

Home Training

Creating the perfect home gym is no sweat- with a little help from the pros.

Sit Down and Pay Attention

A record number of children and adults are being diagnosed with ADHD. Is it hype or science?

Made in the Image of God?

A seeker finds the answer in a life marked by more than his "difference."

Q&A: Dr. Phillip Bowden

Sick Practices

How some unscrupulous drug-dumping pharmaceutical companies line their pockets during natural disasters.

Summer Bummers

The hidden cost of the weekend getaway.
Here's a guide to some summer specials you definitely want to avoid.


Letters to the Editor

If the Spirit Moves You

Memphis' Hope and Healing Center brings dance, worship, and community health all under one roof.

Weighty Issues

Editor's Letter

Roasted Salmon

Just in time for summer, Jarrett's Chef and owner Rick Farmer shares a personal favorite.

Childbirth: Natural vs. Epidural

Doin' the Charleston?

Can Memphis successfully mimic smart urban design?

Livin' Large

A look at how many of us got this way, what we can do about it, and the weighty issues obesity brings along the way.

Soul Celebration

Concerts from Austin to Italy salute the timeless music that came from Stax.

Umai Goodness

Japanese-French fusion? Only in Midtown.

Staff Pick: The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Look into My Eyes

The visionary art of Matt Singer.

Response Time

A trio of Memphis writers tell it like it is (and was).


Dancing Days

Ask Vance
Our local trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

Checkout Time

Do fortified "super foods" deliver on their promises?

By the Numbers

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