Food Stamps And Sweets: Should They Be Kept Apart?

The food-stamp program is credited with helping 44 million people in America afford groceries, providing what supporters say is a needed benefit for some of the country’s most vulnerable.

Brightwood College and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Bank Announce Spring Blood Drive March 6

February 20, 2017 – Brightwood College in Houston, in partnership with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Bank, will host a Spring Blood Drive Monday, March 6 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to join the campus in ...

'Golden Girls'-Inspired Café Now Open

"Golden Girls" fans now have the perfect place to gather with pals and confidants.

7th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff Announces Official 2017 Sponsors

The 7th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff is proud to announce its official 2017 sponsors for its annual community event on Sunday, February 26 at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

Breathing Exercises for Asthma Relief & Stronger Lungs

Medical professionals are big on encouraging exercise as a way to improve heart function while also strengthening muscles for overall health. So why wouldn’t similar exercises apply to people living with asthma? There are breathing exercises that, like aerobic exercises, ...

Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine Partner for World's First Mezquila

Marking a first in the spirits industry, Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine announce the launch of Santo Mezquila, a premium blend of two distillates - 100% Blue Agave - commonly known as Tequila, and Espadin Agave, used to produce Mezcal. ...

H-E-B Leaders Visit University of Houston to Offer Guidance On Submitting Unique Products in Statewide Competition

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best is visiting Houston on Thursday, February 23 to share insight with local food and beverage creators interested in participating in the 2017 statewide competition. Potential entrants are invited to meet with H-E-B leaders ...

Can the Foods You Eat Enhance Your Sex Life?

A new Valentine's Day may bring a new relationship, a new box of chocolates or even fresh new roses. But there's one thing that will probably not be so novel when Cupid makes his latest entry: the notion that certain ...

Little Caesars Founder Mike Ilitch Dies at 87

He launched a worldwide restaurant empire whose "Pizza, pizza" catchphrase became ubiquitous. Mike Ilitch, Little Caesars founder and owner of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, died Friday at a hospital in the Motor City. He was 87.

Teens Use E-cigarettes for 'dripping,' Study Says

One in four teens who vape say they've used e-cigarettes for an alternative technique known as "dripping," new research finds.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated's HMAC Takes Annual Pink Goes Red Event to New Dimensions with Women's Health Symposium

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Houston Metropolitan Area Chapters (HMAC) will host a Women’s Health Symposium for their globally-launched initiative “Pink Goes Red for Heart Health”. The event will take place at the 5th ...

Danny Trejo Is Setting Up Shop At The Former Donut Time Space In Hollywood

It was a sad day when the Donut Time closed its doors in June. The shop had gained its share of fame through 2015's Tangerine, in which the store got plenty of screentime.

A Soup-er Meal Solution

One-pot meals are all the rage, but the original dinner you could make in a single dish still stands the test of time. Whether your tastes tend toward hearty or light, soup is the perfect answer for a simple, fuss-free ...

In-n-Out Burger Coming to Houston

A fast food chain with a following like no other is quickly becoming a must-stop dining destination across the state of Texas. According to the Houston Business Journal, In-N-Out Burger is set to close on land in Houston.

NFL Players and Nonprofit Organizations Tackle Hunger at Super Bowl LI

Bread for the World, Feeding America, and the Houston Food Bank join National Football League players Jeff Allen (Houston Texans), Kelvin Beachum (Jacksonville Jaguars), and D’Qwell Jackson (Indianapolis Colts), for a pre-Super Bowl volunteer event from 9 a.m. to 10 ...