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Houston Parents: Your Child’s Back-to-School Checklists Should Include a Dental Visit

This August, as Houston families prepare for the upcoming school year, dentists and staff from national children’s dental provider Kool Smiles have an important reminder for parents: Remember to keep your kid’s teeth healthy this school year by scheduling a ...

13-Year Old Black Girl Needed a Heart Transplant After Being Brutally Attacked by a White Man

Dorika Uwimana has been in the hospital for the past 4 months due to severe injuries after being brutally assaulted by Terry Wayne King II, a white man, while she was on her way to school. Her injuries were so ...

Health Doesn’t Stop When a Hurricane Starts

According to the National Weather Service, the North Atlantic hurricane season is approaching its peak.[i] Hurricanes and other natural disasters don’t discriminate in their victims.

Customers Got Sick at a Chipotle in Ohio, And the Stock Is Down 6%

Chipotle isn't having a very joyous National Avocado Day. Just when it seemed like the company had moved past its illness epidemic, at least two people reported getting sick after eating at a location in Ohio. Chipotle stock fell more ...

Rowdy Prebiotic Foods Launches Antioxidant-Rich Superfood Bar

Rowdy Prebiotic Foods is expanding their line of all natural energy bars with the launch of their Sunflower Butter N' Berries flavor.

Terry Crews at 50: Family, Football, & Funny

Action-movie hero, sitcom star, syndicated game show host, advertising pitchman, former NFL player and best-selling author all describe the man that is Terry Crews. He’s known for having his shirt off and playing wacky, but memorable characters. He is perhaps ...

Five Houstonians Named As Top 25 Finalists in H-E-B’s 5th Quest for Texas Best Statewide Competition

H-E-B received more than 700 entries from 140 cities from across the state of Texas of the most delectable, scrumptious, memorable dishes and beverages for its 5th Annual Quest for Texas Best culinary competition. Official judges have had the audacious ...

Trump is right about collusion

We have now gone from months of confident proclamations from President Donald Trump of "NO COLLUSION" to the much meeker "Collusion is not a crime."

Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to parasite concern

Consumers have been warned by federal health officials not to purchase over two dozen salad and wrap products available in major grocery chains due to concerns about possible parasite contamination.

BlackDoctor.org (BDO) Announces 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity

BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading health and wellness online destination for African Americans, announces its 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity. These hospitals represent all regions of the United States. Each hospital on this distinguished list delivers quality care at the highest ...

Food shortages? Grounded flights? These could be the consequences of a messy Brexit

Would a messy Brexit cause food shortages? Or planes to be grounded? Would car plants fall silent? With just eight months to go before Brexit, the UK government is fighting off accusations that it's not doing enough to prepare for ...

Tia-Clair Toomey: CrossFit Games champion relives nail-biting 2017 finale

It was the most dramatic finish in CrossFit Games history.

Kindergartener or college student, your child with allergies needs to prepare for back to school

Every kid with seasonal allergies or asthma – from kindergartener on up – must be prepared to go back to school ready to face triggers that could set them sneezing and wheezing with red, itchy eyes. And every kid with ...

Ending Keloid Suffering in African American Patients with Innovative Technology

Almost 18 million people suffer from keloids, which are overgrowths of scar tissue around common skin injuries, including surgeries (even C-sections), acne, piercings or cuts. Among them, African-Americans are seven times more prone. For patients, these scars can significantly impact ...

United Health Foundation, UH Expand Obesity and Diabetes Program to Houston’s East End After Success in Third Ward

Midway through a three-year, $2 million grant from the United Health Foundation, University of Houston’s Project TOUCH (Treating Obesity in Underserved Communities) has impressive numbers to report. Based on its success in Houston’s Third Ward, the effort for preventing and ...