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New Texas A&M AgriLife Report Provides Details On Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University in College Station has released a new report providing details and insights into the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen Tested Positive for COVID-19

Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen confirms he is recovering from the Coronavirus COVID-19.

Men’s Health Month: 26 Years of Progress and Counting

June is Men's Health Month and the global activities associated with this month-long celebration this year are more important than ever, and now include encouraging men to fight the spread of COVID-19 by seeking early treatment for symptoms, practicing safe ...

HISD launches ‘Let’s Stay Connected’ mental health hotline for students and parents

The Houston Independent School District launched the Let’s Stay Connected mental health hotline for students and parents today to provide emotional, social, and psychological support to students and parents who feel the need for assistance.

Higher 'spirituality' linked to better quality of life for stroke survivors, caregivers

Having a higher level of spirituality helps lessen depression in stroke survivors and their caregivers and boosts their quality of life, according to new research.

Southwest Houston Church Offers Bags of Hope

With the U.S. unemployment rate at one of the highest in the nation’s history, more families are seeking help to meet those basic needs. Riceville Mount Olive Baptist Church (located at 11539 S. Gessner in Southwest Houston) will partner with ...

How to accurately measure blood pressure at home

High blood pressure is one of the top risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It's also common among people who develop severe COVID-19 symptoms.

Free COVID-19 testing in Kingwood

The City of Houston's Health Department and Office of Emergency Management has partnered with the Texas Division of Emergency Management to provide Free COVID-19 testing. Appointments are required.

Contact Tracing: The New Tool in Fighting COVID-19

As a child, I remember playing a game called Connect the Dots. It was a game with the concept of drawing a line from one dot to another in chronically order to form a picture. What was just something for ...

Harris Health’s ‘Ask My Nurse’ Answers the Call during COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to keep people away from healthcare facilities unless truly necessary, Harris Health System has temporarily expanded its Ask My Nurse telephone help line. In its two months of expansion, the help ...

Vegan BBQ Food Truck Sees More Customers Exploring Meatless Options Amid Shortages, Rising Cost of Beef

Houston Sauce Pit (HSP), the city’s first Vegan BBQ Food Truck, is seeing a rise in customers trying meatless options amid rising beef prices and shortages affecting restaurants and grocers.

Doctors consider possible stroke and COVID-19 connection

The first thing to know about the possible links between COVID-19 and stroke is simple, say doctors: We just don't know.

Pandemic Thinking: How To Keep Your Head In The (Long) Game

The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling and toppling many U.S. small businesses. Often called “the backbone of the economy,” small businesses that are managing to survive face an uncertain future.

Friends vs. Foes: Know the Difference to Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

Whodini’s 1984 #4 single on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart questioned what a friend is. The group goes on to say that some use the word in the wrong way and even the dictionary doesn’t know the true ...

Houston City Council Member Dr. Letitia Plummer Tests Positive for COVID-19

First-term, At-Large, Position 4 Houston City Council member - Dr. Letitia Plummer has been diagnosed with the Coronvirus COVID-19. Statement from Mayor Sylvester