Triple Negative Breast Cancer: What Black Women Need to Know

Anyone can get triple-negative breast cancer, however, African-American women are more likely to develop breast cancer at a younger age (under 50) and often have a more aggressive form of the disease called triple-negative breast cancer. This means that the ...

Hopdoddy Opens Its Newest Location in CityCentre

Burger enthusiasts rejoice! Hopdoddy Burger Bar has opened its newest location in CityCentre, one of Houston’s premiere destinations for food, shopping, and entertainment.

The fight for transgender healthcare at work

Transgender people often require a great deal of medical care. Mental health counseling, hormone therapy, speech language therapy, mastectomy, facial feminization, sperm retrieval or egg freezing — just to name a few — can cost thousands, or even hundreds of ...

False positive results prompt pregnancy test recall

Thousands of pregnancy tests have been recalled in the UK after some were found to give false positive results.

Texas Water Resort Closed, Tested for 'Brain-eating Amoeba' After Man's Death

After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited.

Pumpkin Spice Time at HS Green Fresh Kitchen

Love it or not, pumpkin spice season is back and signaling the start of autumn and the Holidays for fans of the seasonal flavor.

In Houston, a Tasting Menu Designed to Confront Racism

Chef Jonny Rhodes opened Indigo with his wife, Chana Rhodes, in July as the permanent follow-up to a series of pop-ups he started after leaving New York’s Gramercy Tavern.

Root7’s Geo Glass

Root7’s Geo Glass takes inspiration from modern terrariums with a unique angular shape, emphasized by beautiful metallic styled edges. The thick hand blown glass gives it a weighty and sturdy feel while the lip has been crafted to provide a ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Kicks-Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Unveiling Signature Mobile Mammography Coach

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated International President Glenda Glover says the service organization will be a formidable opponent in the fight against breast cancer with the organization's signature mobile mammography unit. President Glover was joined by more than 200 sororitymembers ...

How Black Women Are Affected Differently By Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is perhaps one of the most dangerous diseases because it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage and has metastasized, or spread to other parts of the body very quickly, often without the knowledge of the victim. It ...

Turning Fear Into Faith: Life After Breast Cancer

Fear and faith are not supposed to coexist. Faith is supposed to conquer all fears. When real life happens faith can waver. Faith can be questioned. Faith can even disappear. Just as easily as faith did all the things above, ...

New Kids Heart ChallengeImage marks American Heart Association’s

Students in elementary schools across Greater Houston and around the country have a new way to move their bodies toward heart health, earn benefits for their schools and give back to their community this school year. The American Heart Association ...

A Fistful of Bourbon Launches First in Texas

Since 2007, the month of September has been considered National Bourbon Month, and we are happy to commemorate this event with the launch of “A Fistful of Bourbon.” The Friedman Agency and Bosscat Cafe joined forces to bring together Houston's ...

Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks

Black people with a trait for sickle cell anemia appear to have double the risk of kidney failure that requires dialysis, a new research suggests.

Medical breakthrough helps cut recovery time from months to days

It's a condition that causes debilitating or life-threatening complications, such as severe migraines or stroke. But now a new medical breakthrough is making treatment for the condition safe and effective.