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Posted Fri, Aug 13, 2021
What is “cyberbullying” and how are cyberbullying tactics different from direct bullying?
Posted Thu, Aug 05, 2021
“Bully!” The term has been around since before your grandparents were young, but bullying has evolved until now it sometimes becomes a life-and-death issue. Here’s what you need to know.
Posted Tue, Jul 06, 2021
How common are snakebites in and around the Houston area? How do you know if a snake is venomous? How do you keep from getting bitten?
Posted Tue, Jun 22, 2021
Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in the United States. Here’s how to know if you are part of that large group of people who have the disorder.
Posted Wed, Jun 09, 2021
Ever heard the term “male menopause' - what does it mean?
Posted Thu, Jun 03, 2021
We’ve probably all heard that adopting a pet is healthy, but is it really true?
Posted Fri, Apr 23, 2021
For years we’ve been warned about eating eggs. They elevate cholesterol to unhealthy levels and make us prime candidates for heart disease and heart attacks, the studies said. But now, health experts are reining back the rhetoric...
Posted Fri, Apr 09, 2021
We all know that being outdoors can reap all kinds of benefits and gardening can provide great-tasting food, but here are some surprising benefits you may not have thought of, and tips for the best practices in and around Houston.
Posted Fri, Mar 26, 2021
A sprain can be as painful as a break and can exhibit the same symptoms initially, so understanding what the difference is and how to treat each is important.
Posted Thu, Mar 18, 2021
Do you ever wonder if other people know a secret about raising kids that you missed out on? The following tips can help you turn your children into responsible adults and be really pleasant people to be around on the way to adulthood.
Posted Fri, Mar 12, 2021
You drink coffee, tea, and the occasional soda, so why is water so important? There are quite a few answers to that question. Here are some.
Posted Fri, Feb 19, 2021
Most health professionals agree that an adequate intake of protein is important for good health. But what is an adequate amount? And what happens if you miss that goal?
Posted Thu, Feb 04, 2021
There are a lot of reasons that Americans are overweight, but instead of dwelling on those, this article will talk about what it takes to undo that trend by discovering what it takes to really and truly lose those extra pounds.
Posted Tue, Jan 26, 2021
How do you judge for yourself if a specific food or food product is something healthy for you to eat? Let's take a look at the difference between whole foods and processed foods.
Posted Mon, Jan 11, 2021
What in the world is gut health? Isn’t “gut” just a slang word, after all? Actually, gut health is an extremely important part of your overall health, both mental and physical.
Posted Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Get back to family time and experience a wild scavenger hunt at a local park!
Posted Mon, Dec 21, 2020
With recent approval from the FDA for immediate distribution of the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines, questions and concerns are starting to float around the internet. We’ve done the research and are debunking common Covid-19 vaccine myths.
Posted Thu, Dec 17, 2020
Many people see their doctor in the fall to get their yearly flu vaccine, but what’s the deal with the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s our take on the latest information.
Posted Fri, Dec 04, 2020
As the weather temperatures drop and the winter approaches we can expect to see an uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases, which may—or may not—affect your holiday plans.
Posted Mon, Nov 30, 2020
Elf caught Elfluenza while running around preparing for the holiday season? Maybe he was grabbed by your two year old or just needs some R&R. America’s ER has just what you need!
Posted Wed, Oct 28, 2020
Not all the Halloween fun is banned! Here are some ideas that will encourage the fun of Halloween without risking the health of the kids (and adults) involved.
Posted Mon, Oct 19, 2020
As this flu season begins (the timing of the flu season varies in different locations), people are confused about what the COVID-19 pandemic will mean and how they will be impacted.
Posted Thu, Oct 01, 2020
Today’s medical technology gives us “superpowers” of a sort that allow us to see inside a human being so that we can activate our other superpower, diagnosing and treating problems. Superman had x-ray vision, but we have MRI-vision!