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L.A. man may be 1st African-American to receive facial transplant

A Los Angeles man who suffered extensive burns in a crash told KTLA on Friday that he was raising money to fund a procedure that would make him the first African-American to receive a facial transplant.

Women, Alcohol Abuse And 4 Coping Skills For Recovery

A recent study that showed even moderate alcohol consumption can take years off your life not only attracted a lot of media attention, it also caused other studies about drinking to seem even more worrisome, especially with their findings about ...

MD Anderson Therapeutics Discovery team identifies and advances a drug that targets metabolic vulnerability and impairs cancer cell growth and survival

A drug discovered and advanced by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Institute for Applied Cancer Science (IACS) and the Center for Co-Clinical Trials (CCCT) inhibits a vital metabolic process required for cancer cells’ growth and survival.

Men’s Health Week Kicks Off Today

National Men’s Health Week (NMHW) is charging into its 24th year today as Men’s Health Month continues all June. NMHW is celebrated each year as the week that ends on Father’s Day, June 11-17 this year. The week is celebrated ...

5 Natural Ways to Repel Bugs and Soothe Bites During The Summer

Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, it’s already sizzling in a lot of parts of the country. This special time of year brings out many things, like tiny denim shorts, ice cream, moisturized afros, and oh yeah, annoying ...

Have Fun in the Sun This Summer Without Compromising Your Health

As you and your family prepare to pull out the grill this summer, please don’t forget one important thing, your health. I remember the years as an emergency room nurse and seeing all the patients come in the ER with ...

Welcome the Return of Warm Weather with Farm-to-Table Foods

More daylight in the evening, birds chirping in the morning and plants sprouting up from the ground are signs that Spring has sprung. With the return of outdoor activities and sunshine, it’s the perfect time to build on your family’s ...

Abby Lee Miller undergoes second emergency surgery

"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller says she had to have another emergency surgery.

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' star remembers 'exceedingly kind' aunt Kate Spade

Actress Rachel Brosnahan thinks her aunt Kate Spade would want to be remembered as the kind of person who would dance to the song of a mariachi band with a big smile on her face.

Houston Native Overcomes Tragedy to Become Youngest African-American Chick-fil-A OwnerOperator in Texas

In August 2018, 29-year-old Joe Anderson will open Chick-fil-A 45 & Almeda as the youngest African-American Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Texas. A Third Ward native and lover of food, Anderson was determined to succeed as an entrepreneur in the food and ...

Syphilis cases hit highest level in almost 70 years in England

Cases of syphilis reported in England have reached the highest level since 1949, according to new data on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) released Tuesday by Public Health England.

5 things for June 6: Primaries, Guatemala volcano, EU same-sex couples, Kate Spade

Just how hot is the job market in America right now? For the first time in two decades, there are more job openings than people to fill them. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed ...

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Free Skin Cancer Screening Program Stops in Houston, TX

The Foundation’s 38-foot RV, customized with two private exam rooms, travels around the country each year. Inside the RV, local dermatologists provide free full-body skin cancer screenings. Participants will also receive educational materials and Walgreens brand sun care items. Complete ...

Perfect Pops for Every Occasion

No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit.

HHD recommends precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses

The Houston Health Department (HHD) recommends area residents take precautions against heat-related illnesses as temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s during the next few days.