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Woman Calls 911 Over McNuggets, Was Not Lovin' It

We've all been there at one point or another. Stressed, stomach grumbling, starting to get a little hangry. Sometimes the need for some nugs becomes a dire emergency.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Launch $10-million Statewide Initiative to Help Fight Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has announced a new $10-million community investment Initiative to help raise awareness around the prevention and early detection of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)1 and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)2 – two conditions ...

Three Budget Friendly Tips for Your Next Grocery Shopping Trip

Many of us are trying to eat cleaner these days. We look for non-GMO on labels. We pay attention to our foods’ country of origin. But some of these precautions can really add up at the cash register, without improving ...

How This Latina Turned the Ice Cream She Made In Her Dorm Room Into Her Full-Time Career

Luisa Santos owns the business everyone has at one point daydreamed of owning themselves – she’s the Latina powerhouse behind an ice cream shop. Lulu’s Ice Cream, which served its first cone at the beginning of 2014, started in Luisa’s ...

Ginger & Diabetes: What You Should Know Before You Spice Things Up

Many people with diabetes incorporate alternative supplements as part of their nutritional intake and health-seeking lifestyle. Historically ginger was used as a home remedy to treat stomach aches, diarrhea, and nausea. Today many people use ginger as a dietary supplement ...

Study: Texas Has Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in Developed World

Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state’s skyrocketing rate pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the U.S., but also the developed world.

Bud Light, Texas and Summer; A Winning Combination

No matter how long you live in a city you can never really know what all that city has to offer, even when things are in close proximately to you. I made a new discovery in my city this week ...

Smith & Wollensky Standing Tall in Highland Village

Smith & Wollensky located at 4007 Westheimer exemplifies what a writer from the New York Times wrote “The steakhouse to end all arguments.” Their service is impeccable, the restaurant is elegant, but not stuffy, the staff is friendly and attentive ...

On the Front Lines of Russia's 'staggering' HIV Epidemic

Anna Alimova works on the front lines of Russia's growing HIV epidemic. On a Friday night, the mother of two with a shock of bright pink hair stands outside a 24-hour pharmacy in a leafy Moscow neighborhood. She cheerfully offers ...

The Ripple Effects On Girls When Moms Struggle with Body Image

When Kristin Hensley, a mom of two, complained to her friend Jen Smedley, also a mom of two, about having to put on a bathing suit with summer approaching, Smedley's wheels started turning.

Pre-existing Conditions Could Split Senate GOP

Republican senators are likely to keep a key Obamacare provision intended for people with pre-existing conditions as they craft their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Frozen Tuna Recalled Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

Frozen yellowfin tuna is being recalled due to hepatitis A contamination, and the US Food and Drug Administration is investigating.

June is Candy Month

June is National Candy Month, and the National Confectioners Association as well as local candy creators across the country will be helping Americans celebrate by highlighting innovation in chocolate, candy, and other sweets, as well as spotlighting the candy chefs ...

Combination Therapy Targets Genetic Mutation Found in Many Cancers

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has shown promise for effective treatment of therapy-resistant cancers caused by a mutation of the RAS gene found in many cancers. The pre-clinical study combined therapies targeting the inhibitors ...

Learn to 'Save A Life' at Free CPR Training Event at Houston Museum of Natural Science on June 3

It’s almost summer and time to think about playing it safe in the pool, on the field and at home. The American Heart Association (AHA) and Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center want you to learn CPR at Save ...