Lucy Brings the Flavors of Ethiopia to Houston

Nestled at 6800 Southwest Freeway in Houston, Texas facing the main road is a jewel straight out of Africa. The pretty red building with plentiful parking and easy access to the entrance is home to Lucy, Ethiopian Restaurant and Lounge. ...

Sunglass Eyes? FDA Approves Contact Lenses That Block the Sun

When contact lenses first came out, they were an alternative to eyeglasses, making it even easier for those with vision problems to see. Well, now even those who wear contact lenses, have got it even easier thanks to technology.

The high cost of taking away prisoners' Medicaid coverage

For Lori Stone, getting out of prison has always been a little nerve-racking.

Dr. Scott Yarish Provides Reconstructive Surgery to People in Need in Mexico

Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Yarish, of Yarish Plastic Surgery, to provide free reconstructive surgery for the less fortunate in Mexico.

South African Woman Winemaker Of The Year, Ntsiki Biyela Brings The Winemaker Series To Houston

The South African Woman Winemaker of the Year, Ntsiki Biyela, owner of Aslina Wines, is coming to Houston with The Winemaker Series, April 21-27, 2018, brought to you by Branwar Wines. This week of special events will be geared towards ...

First-in-human clinical trial of new targeted therapy drug reports promising responses for multiple cancers

A phase I, first-in-human study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reveals for the first time, an investigational drug that is effective and safe for patients with cancers caused by an alteration in the receptor tyrosine ...

“Strong Black Man” Hurts Black Men with Mental Health Issues

To be African American, male, and mentally ill is to face a particular cultural medical challenge.

Rebalance Your Diet

Striking a balance between work and home life, friends and family, and hobbies and errands can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. As you look to rebalance certain aspects of your life during the spring season, don’t forget to take your ...

Budgeting Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

From the cost of gym memberships to prepping healthier meals, living well can be expensive. Before you abandon your goals for a healthier lifestyle, consider these tips that show you don't have to overspend to live a better life.

Expand Your Palette During HBRW 2018

A party is not a party without it. It can be the focus of any lively conversation. Rich, bland, sweet, salty, or spicy there is no end on how to describe it. Food is a common denominator for all people. ...

Dr. Percy L. Julian: The Chemist Who Changed the World

Dr. Percy L. Julian was more than just a scientist or a person you read about in Black history books. He was a visionary who wanted to literally change the world.

If You Like Waiting Four Hours for an Ambulance, Then You'll Love Single-Payer

"Hello, 9-1-1? I think I'm having a heart attack." "We'll send an ambulance right away. It'll be there in, uh, four hours." That's the reality for patients captive to the United Kingdom's government-run healthcare system. And it's what the progressives ...

A Salad a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Nearly a year ago, 28-year-old Santala Robinson was in the worst health of her life. She was very overweight and diagnosed with diabetes. In May 2017, she was hired as a culinary manager for Snappy Salads’ first Houston location. Being ...

Free McDonald's Breakfast for Students and Teachers During STAAR Testing on April 10

On Tuesday, April 10, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Houston area McDonald’s restaurants will provide free breakfast to students taking the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test and their teachers.

Life coach Tony Robbins issues apology after comments on #MeToo movement

Life coach Tony Robbins apologized Sunday for his comments about the #MeToo movement after suggesting during a March event that some women use it to gain significance by playing the victim.