Houston’s First Latin Restaurant Weeks Launches on June 2nd

Latin Restaurant Weeks, a two week initiative promoting Latino-owned restaurants in the Houston area, will launch on June 2. Running until June 16, participating restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner.

A teen needed a stable home to make the kidney transplant list. So his teacher took him in

Damien, 13, didn't believe it when he found out his new foster parent would be his math teacher, Finn Lanning.

Natural ways to prepare for this season’s coughs and colds

There’s never a convenient time for your child to get sick. While missed school (and work!) days are going to happen, there are steps you can take to minimize them. As a pediatrician and a parent, I’m eager to share ...

IKEA Hosts Swedish Midsummer Feast to Celebrate Summer

IKEA invites you to celebrate the start of summer and the longest day of the year with its annual Midsummer Smörgåsbord on Friday, June 21, 2019 at participating stores nationwide**. Tickets for IKEA’s all-you-can-eat buffet are available for only $16.99 ...

Chemists build a better cancer-killing drill

An international team of scientists is getting closer to perfecting molecule-sized motors that drill through the surface of cancer cells, killing them in an instant.

TSA now permits FDA-approved epilepsy drug containing cannabis on flights

A pediatric epilepsy drug containing cannabis that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration is now permitted on flights, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Sweet, Refreshing Summer Snacks

There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration.

7 Steps Toward Superior Sleep

While it’s fairly common knowledge that quality sleep is essential to overall wellness, there are several factors that can keep you from getting the rest you need. However, overcoming them is well within your control.

Have Hearing Problems? It’s Time to do Something About It - May is National Better Hearing Month

Health care professionals want residents of Fairfax County and beyond to listen to a friendly reminder: if you’re having hearing problems, it’s time to do something about it. And what better time is there than May, during Better Hearing Month.

Add Fruits, Veggies to Meals for Plant-Forward Nutrition

Adding more fruits and vegetables is one of the simplest ways to make at-home meals healthier for your family.

Lovell’s Food For Thought: The Failure to Truly Address Health Inequities in America

I often use a quote by Mom’s Mabely. It states the following: "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you always gotten." The science of the Twentieth and now the 21st Century, as it ...

Once Homeless, Black Doctor Tells His Story of Beating the Odds in New Film

Dr. Tommy Watson is sharing his empowering life story in a new film called Resilient that is scheduled to start filming in Charlotte, NC in the summer of 2019. Based on his award-winning book A Face of Courage: The Tommy ...

Hip fractures are deadly for many seniors

The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That's because a hip fracture dramatically increases an older person's risk of death.

Improving the Lives of Mothers Through Health and Wellness

Falling is a part of life. Staying down is not. Before 2013, LoRon White was always in the game despite his small stature. He had big dreams of playing basketball professionally. However, an injury of a ruptured tendon in his ...

Highlight: Mental Health Is No Longer Taboo, Bobbye Wagner Of The Pink Canopy Documentary Talks The Greatest Lesson Her Mom Would Ever Teach

Bobbye Wagner, Founder of The Pink Canopy talks about her and siblings growing up during an era where mental health was taboo. In the somewhat chilling and emotional documentary, the riveting story of courage sheds light on mental illness in ...