Health & Wellness


Monkeypox Cases Are Rising in Houston

Houston currently has 223 reported cases of monkeypox.

08/10/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Health Watch

Everything You Need to Know About Summer Skin Care

Dermatologist and skin cancer specialist Dr. Ida Orengo, MD chats with Houstonia on how to tan safely in the Houston heat.

08/02/2022 By Alexia Partouche


Relax at Houston’s Latest Spas and Wellness Centers

Need a day at the spa? The Skin Clinic and Westlake Dermatology are just a couple of the new spas, medspas, and wellness centers to visit in and around Houston.

07/25/2022 By Julia Davila

That Clean Feeling

Why a Water Flosser Should Be Part of Your Dental Hygiene Routine

For cleaner teeth, healthier gums, and a more confident smile, ADA-approved water flossers like the Waterpik can work wonders.

07/12/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Community First

Project Saving Smiles Enhances Oral Health Access in Houston

The public-private program aims to enhance oral health among schoolchildren from underserved local communities.

07/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Stay Home, Feel Fab

10 Things You Need to Turn Your Bathtub into a Wellness Oasis

Spa bath essentials that will turn your bathroom into a relaxation hub.

07/08/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Health Watch

Experts Weigh In on Staying Hydrated This Summer

Houston Family Nutrition shares some of the science behind your drinking water, whether it's from the tap, bottled, sparkling, or alkaline.

07/01/2022 By Alexia Partouche

What's The Law

What You Need to Know about Abortion in Texas

This is where Texas stands on abortion after the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

06/27/2022 By Danielle Wright

Pride Month

Take Pride in Supporting These Houston Wellness Entrepreneurs

Show your local pride by supporting The Ranch Houston, YogaStrong and Hot Towel TX.

06/16/2022 By Danielle Wright

Sip Into Summer

Local Juice Bars to Cool You Down This Summer

Sip into the season with Juice Girl, 713 Juice Bar and Tight Squeeze Juice Bar.

06/14/2022 By Danielle Wright With Jessica Lodge

Love & Care

LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness Resources in Houston

Establishments such as Legacy Community Health, The Montrose Center and Thomas Street Health Center offer judgement-free care for the LGBTQ+ community.

06/10/2022 By Stephanie Bartels With Brianna Benitez

Aunt Flo

Houston Doctor Shares Menstrual Health Tips

In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day, Gynocologist Dr. Dipika Ambani talks to Houstonia about menstrual care.

05/27/2022 By Danielle Wright

Top Doctors

Houston's Top Doctors

Here are the city’s best doctors, according to their peers.

05/09/2022 By Houstonia Staff

Top Dentists

Houston's Top Dentists

In need of a polish? Here are the metro area’s finest specialists, as chosen by their peers.

05/09/2022 By Houstonia Staff

Take A Chill Pill

Indulge in These Self-Care Products from Go Easy in M-K-T

Founder Molly Mathias chats with Houstonia about different types of self-care and her favorite products.

05/05/2022 By Danielle Wright

Summer Days

Houston Sun Safety 101: Sunscreen Tips from the Experts

Stay protected from summer's intense UV rays with sunscreens varying from powdered to tinted.

04/20/2022 By Julia Davila

Pump It Up

Get Moving at These Local Fitness Events This Month

Get moving at Midtown Park, Discovery Green and the Sugar Land Town Square Plaza.

04/01/2022 By Danielle Wright

Grow Your Own Way

10 Plants to Add to Your Garden This Spring

Make sure your garden is abundant with variety from peppers, beans, and zucchini to onions, beets, and lettuce.

03/31/2022 By Geneva Diaz

The Pollen Is Coming

Everything You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

Houston Methodist doctor offers advice on how to manage allergy season in Houston

03/01/2022 By Danielle Wright


Houston-Area Nurse From Texas Children's Leads Team To Award

Designing a training device that will also benefit nursing schools in Africa.

02/23/2022 By Ile-Ife Okantah