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This New School Year, Be Prepared for Unwanted Surprises

Back to school is a great time to reconnect with friends, start new activities and rekindle a love of learning. But sometimes kids arrive home with more than schoolwork. Here’s what to do if your child also brings home a ...

Chronic Conditions More Common in African-Americans

Heart disease, cancer, diabetes and stroke are among the most common causes of illness, disability and death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These chronic conditions and the factors that lead to ...

No One Has Done More For Dark Skin Than Activist Rashida Strober — 5 Books and an Upcoming One-Woman Play in Harlem on November 4th

Nationwide — Get to know Rashida Strober, the world’s first dark skin activist and the inventor of dark skin activism. No one else has done what she has done. Millions came to know who she was through her commentary on ...

Even Oprah Had to Fight Depression -- Find Out How She Did It

Many people have the misconception that depression is a white man's disease. It is not. Black people also suffer from depression but are more reluctant to talk about it or seek help. Even billionaire Oprah Winfrey had to overcome depression, ...

Food Network Star and Local Celebrities Join 'Zest in the West' for An Exciting Culinary Feast

The Houston West Chamber of Commerce and Food & Vine Time Productions welcome an impressive line-up of celebrity judges for Decade of Decadence at the 10th annual Zest in the West food and wine event, taking place Wednesday, October 18, ...

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

Take your tailgating game to new heights this season with fresh dishes that are easy to make and serve, whether your tailgating tradition takes place at the game or at home.

400,000 Texas Children at Risk of Losing Health Insurance

About 400,000 Texas children and pregnant women could lose health insurance coverage if the federal government doesn’t renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Breast Reconstruction with Dr. Erika Sato

Breast reconstruction is surgery to reconstruct the breast after a partial or total mastectomy. This is a specialized procedure that is highly individualized for each patient’s needs. It is usually covered by health insurance, as it is considered to be ...

Houston Food Bank Seeks More Disaster Distribution Sites

The Houston Food Bank needs more partners to serve as distribution points to reach individuals who suffered losses from Hurricane Harvey. The widespread flooding created unprecedented need for disaster food assistance in the Houston Food Bank’s service area. A Food ...

National Taco Today: Find Out Where to Score Some Great Deals On Tacos

Its another one of those unique national days and this one helps to keep your belly full. It's National Taco Deal. And one search on Twitter or Instagram will lead you to some great deals on tacos. Here are some ...

C to Cluster Headaches: The Most Painful Headaches You Could Ever Have

Imagine waking up with a slight headache and finding that it lasts for decades. Or driving to work one day and instead of seeing traffic ahead, you see wavy lines, flashing lights and stars where the cars should be.

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Changes its Name to Reflect Numerous Advancements in Services Provided to Montgomery County

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has officially changed its name to Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. The name change underscores the advancement in medicine and services now available in Montgomery County and surrounding areas. Memorial Hermann The Woodlands has ...

Snooze Sets Opening Date for New Katy Location

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, the all-day breakfast and brunch hotspot, will grow within the Houston community with an opening inside LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Founded in 2006, Snooze aims to evolve breakfast dining with culinary ...

Four Things to Know About Medicare’s Open Enrollment

Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2018. For most Texans, Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey, however, may contact ...

US Scientists Awarded Nobel In Medicine for Body Clock Insights

Three US scientists have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm," otherwise known as our biological clock, the Nobel committee said.