Ice House

5 Boot Camps That'll Kick Your Butt Into Shape

Want to work on your fitness? Double down at these camps.

08/17/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Double Whammy

Local Skincare Line Finds a New Focus: Cancer Treatment Relief

Parry Botanicals' all-natural, non-toxic products turned out to be skincare saviors for cancer patients undergoing harsh treatments.

08/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Medicine

Divining the Flu Virus of the Future at UTMB

How UTMB researchers can predict whether the 2019 flu vaccine will (or won't) work.

08/15/2018 By Anna Lassman

Do Not Throw Away Your Shot

Everything You Need to Know About Back-to-School Vaccines

What the vaccines do and where to get them.

08/15/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Fitness Friday

Want to Work Out at Minute Maid Park? This Month, You Can

Camp Gladiator's stadium takeover brings a free public workout to the Astros' home base on August 25.

08/10/2018 By Mia Davis

Health

Kids Health Annual 2018

This year's issue tells the stories of resilient children and Houston's world-class hospitals that are helping them succeed.

08/03/2018 Edited by Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

Editor's Note: From Our Houstonia Family to Yours...

We’re proud to present the 2018 Kids’ Health Annual.

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

One Mom's Journey from Crisis to Calling in the NICU

“The only thing we could count on were surprises—some good, some bad."

08/03/2018 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Kids Health Annual

Three Myths About Kids and Pet Allergies, Explained

Bark, meow, achoo!

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

Health Conscious or Health Hazardous? A Dietitian Takes on Trendy Eating Plans For Kids

Just how green should your young ones go?

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

How to Tell the Difference Between Your Child's Natural Nerves and Serious Stress

The stressors and signs to look out for, by age group.

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

Help for Young Harvey Survivors at Texas Children's Hospital

“It has uncovered a huge need for kids in Houston."

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas and Gwendolyn Zepeda

Kids Health Annual

Teen Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Take on the Elephant in the Room With Comic Book Series

“It’s like you finally get to don the superhero’s true identity. You don’t have to be brave, or tough, or strong, or anything. You just get to be.”

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

What Parents Need to Know About Their Teens and Opiods

Dr. Elisha Peterson, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, breaks it down.

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

Is Your Smart Tech Leading to Smarter Kids?

How to ensure it's educational and not just entertainment.

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

Produce Rx: A Hospital and a Family's Fight Against Food Insecurity

How two questions are jump-starting healthier lifestyles for thousands of Houston kids and families.

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

This Popular Technique Eases Newborns from Womb to World

A mother and doctor discuss the benefits of the growing post-birth practice of skin-to-skin for moms, dads, and babies alike.

08/03/2018 By Layne Lynch

Save the Ta-Tas

This Komen Grant Program Helps Houstonians Afford Breast Cancer Treatment

You can further support the cause at this year's Race for a Cure on October 6—early bird registration ends July 31.

07/31/2018 By Laura Gillespie

Naaaamaste 🐐

4 Things I Learned at Goat Yoga

Leave your Lululemon at home.

07/27/2018 By Abby Ledoux