That Fatal Sneeze

Why Your Allergies Are Terrible Right Now

An exceptionally warm winter adds up to uncommon discomfort for sufferers.

02/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Fitness Friday

Don't Get Mad, Get Fit at 'Shred Your Ex' Kickboxing Classes

Unleash your frustration about an ex-lover, ex-job, ex-injury, ex-habit, ex-cuses, or anything else you want to viciously pummel into submission at ilovekickboxing.

02/10/2017 By Amber Tong

Free Fitness

All YMCAs in Houston Are Free Today

Wear red and you can work out at any of the 29 YMCAs in Houston.

02/02/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

A Ghost (Heart) of a Chance

The Texas Heart Institute's new research into a "ghost heart" — an organ scrubbed clean of all cells — could build a human heart nearly from scratch.

01/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Diet Right

Put Healthy Food to the Taste-Test at Houston’s First-Ever Fit Meal Challenge

How are those New Year resolutions coming along?

01/13/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Fitness Friday

Work Out Smarter, Not Harder, with Heart Rate Training

Your Fitbit can measure way more than your steps to help achieve your fitness goals in 2017.

01/13/2017 By Ayshe Tayfun

Ice House

Along the San Jacinto River, Cleaning Up a Decades-Old Disaster

After toxic dioxin was linked to an increase in local cancer rates, the EPA's proposed plan could finally mitigate this ongoing environmental disaster.

12/30/2016 By Paul DeBenedetto

Fitness Friday

Yoga Athletex Brings a New Focus on Fitness to Spring Branch

A holistic approach is designed to keep athletes healthy and moving through yoga and athletics.

12/16/2016 By Andrea Park

Fitness Friday

These Are the Inspiring Athletes to Watch at the Chevron Houston Marathon

"Seeing the handcyclists cross the finish line at the Houston Marathon got me thinking that I didn’t have a reason or excuse not to. So I did it."

12/02/2016 By Andrea Park

Ice House

Black Market Breast Milk: A Hot Commodity

In addition to donating to milk banks, moms are also selling their liquid gold to the highest bidder.

11/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fitness Friday

Why Rock Gyms Are Climbing in Popularity

Plus four awesome indoor climbing gyms to get you off the ground in Houston.

10/14/2016 By Andrea Park

Fitness Friday

Yogis and Spinderellas Find Common Ground at Revolution Studio

But are you a Hustle & Flow or more of a Flow Rider?

10/07/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Healthy State

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What It is and Where to Try It in Houston

Life will kill you, but Dr. Andrew Weil thinks he knows how to slow the process.

10/03/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Get Out

Sunday Streets Heads West to the Energy Corridor

This might be your one and only chance to ride down a totally car-less Eldridge Drive.

09/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

POWA Up with a Dynamo's Soccer-Inspired Workout

Mike Chabala is bringing his fun yet intense workout to Four Seasons Houston.

09/23/2016 By Andrea Park

Room to Grow

How One Nonprofit Has Delivered 8 Million Pounds of Groceries to Houston Families

The key to Brighter Bites is that produce comes to families, not the other way around.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Out

The HTX Bike Fest Takes Over Market Square Park This Saturday

The 4th annual festival brings together BMX racers, bike enthusiasts and beer.

09/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Run

Get Out: The Hows (and Whys) of Hashing

Why have a beer crawl when this fun-run offers boobs, booze and balls?

09/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

No Excuses

Is This the Best Way to Get Fit Over 50?

These fit seniors say a local running club has changed their lives.

09/02/2016 By Beth Levine

Fitness Friday

It’s All Fun and Games at My House Fitness

Houstonians love this recess-inspired team sweat session.

08/12/2016 By Andrea Park