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5 Things for Tuesday, March 14: More Uninsured, Nor'easter, Brexit A Go

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Calling All Local Food and Beverage Innovators for H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best is visiting Houston on Tuesday, March 21 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 ...

The Dangerous Behaviors Of Teens Who Use Fake Weed

The synthetic cannabinoids often called "fake weed" are a mix of chemicals sprinkled on what looks like incense and sold in shiny packages, often to teens and young adults.

Baby Carriers, Cribs, Strollers Linked To Thousands Of Injuries Every Year

An estimated 1.4 million children under the age of 3 were treated in US emergency departments for nursery product-related injuries between 1991 and 2011, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics -- an average of more than 66,000 ...

Why Doesn't The US Train More Doctors?

Health experts warn that recent health care and immigration policies could worsen an ongoing doctor shortage, raising the question of why the federal government doesn't train more doctors in the first place.

Study: We Think Black Men Are Bigger Than White Men (Even When They're Not)

In a new body of research published by the American Psychological Association, 950 online participants from the US were asked to rate black and white men based on their weird, height, strength and build.

Families to Pay Price If Maternity Coverage Gets Cut in GOP's Health Care Plan

Christie Popp, who is pregnant with her third child, is hoping hard that the maternity coverage she has through the Affordable Care Act doesn't go away.

The Ultimate Guilt-free Treat? These Salad Cakes Are Made With Vegetables

Imagine biting into a beautiful cake, but instead of a sugary rush you get the fresh flavors of celery, carrot and red cabbage.

Connect With Your Kidneys: DaVita Kicks Off National Kidney Month

DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, today celebrates the beginning of National Kidney Month by asking people to take a short risk quiz to help ...

President of MD Anderson Cancer Center Resigns

Ronald A. DePinho M.D., president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has resigned. Chancellor William H. McRaven has requested DePinho stay on board through the end of the Texas legislative session, officials said in a release Wednesday.

Yard House’s Menu Keeps Customers and the Restaurant Full

City Centre located at 800 Town and Center Boulevard in West Houston has become a hot spot for shopping, movie watching, and dining. The parking is plentiful, whether it’s in an outside lot or the free parking garage, this place ...

Maritime Cooler Cocktail Celebrates the Launch of Maritime Men’s Fragrance for Spring 2017

Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand celebrates the launch of its newest men’s fragrance Maritime with a signature cocktail -- the Maritime Cooler. The fragrance and the cocktail draw inspiration from the pleasure of sailing and the sparkle of ...

Advocates Call Foul On CDC Cuts in GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill

Public health advocates are warning lawmakers the GOP plan to repeal Obamacare will eliminate nearly $1 billion in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding used for programs like preventing disease outbreaks and childhood lead poisoning.

GOP Health Care Plan Clears First Hurdle, Debate Continues In Committee

The House Ways and Means Committee needed 18 hours to become the first panel to approve the Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, nearly a full day after debate began and with no end in sight.

Gabourey Sidibe Gets Candid About Weight Loss Surgery

Gabourey Sidibe is getting candid about her weight loss efforts in her upcoming memoir, "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare."