Black Patients Miss Out On Promising Cancer Drugs

It’s a promising new drug for multiple myeloma, one of the most savage blood cancers. Called Ninlaro, it can be taken as a pill, sparing patients painful injections or cumbersome IV treatments. I

Starting Chemotherapy? Here’s What You Can Expect.

When most people hear the word “Cancer” they automatically think death sentence! Cancer is something no one wants to experience, but you can’t help but see cancer everywhere you look. Most people have had some encounter with this terrible disease. ...

Food for Family Gatherings

Family gatherings like reunions, picnics and potlucks can bring fun, the chance to reunite with family and, of course, food and celebration.

Latinos Seeking PhDs in Cancer Research On the Rise

Latinos hold few of the doctoral degrees in the U.S. and thanks to a new program at the University of Texas at San Antonio that is changing.

After Anthony Bourdain's death, 'Parts Unknown' enters uncharted territory

As someone most at home in a pair of broken-in jeans and a faded t-shirt, Anthony Bourdain once joked that putting on a suit to go to an awards show felt like making a court appearance.

September is National Self-Care Awareness Month

September is Self-Care Awareness month, a time to remind us all that nurturing ourselves is essential to overall happiness and well-being. Dianna Forsberg, IFBB Pro Bikini Athlete and health and fitness enthusiast, knows all too well the importance of carving ...

Russo's New York Pizzeria Celebrates National Pepperoni Pizza Day with a $10 Large Pepperoni Pizza

Pepperoni pizza lovers unite! On Thursday, September 20, the only authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant and pizzeria franchise concept, is offering $10 large pepperoni pizzas to celebrate the popular food holiday. Limit one per customer, dine-in and take out only, ...

Opioid Resources Unveiled for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Health Providers

A series of new opioid-specific fact sheets, blogs and a recent webinar are just some of the pregnancy and breastfeeding-related resources unveiled by MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), in response to the alarming ...

Fast, Family-Friendly Recipes Make Dinner Doable

As the fall season begins, kids go back to school and schedules once again book up with activities.

How Access to Health Care Coverage Can Improve Academic Outcomes

With each school year, parents dust off their annual checklists that help them organize their needs as their kids head back to the classroom. This school season, make sure one priority at the top of your to-do list is ensuring ...

Stump your friends: Which tips really work to banish energy slumps, and which are hogwash?

There’s a scientific reason why your energy level seems to decline in the fall. Shorter days means less exposure to sunlight. This may cause your body to pump out more melatonin, the hormone that helps you doze off. It is ...

Houston Local Makes MasterChef (FOX) Finale!

Gerron (Nashville/Louisville), Ashley (Miami) and Cesar (Houston), the three remaining home cooks will face their final challenge when they are each asked to prepare a three-course menu for the judges.

Congressional Black Caucus 2018 - Acessa Health Partners with The White Dress Project to Present on Healthcare Disparities and Uterine Fibroids

Acessa Health Inc., developer of the Acessa System®, announced today it is continuing its collaboration with The White Dress Project, a nonprofit group that promotes fibroid awareness and advocacy, to present a session at this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Annual ...

Oprah Winfrey helps Freestore Foodbank volunteers make meals for Cincinnati school kids

Oprah Winfrey will help volunteers pack meals for school children on Tuesday.

Cotton Patch Cafe Opens its First Houston-Area Location

Cotton Patch Cafe, the Texas-based Southern homestyle restaurant, celebrates the grand opening its first Houston-area location in Spring.