Keeping Folks Safe

Slim Thug Just Launched a Line of Affordable PPE

The iconic rapper wants to help protect people from getting COVID-19 like he did.

08/03/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

It’s a Big Deal

One Houston Doctor Is Pressing Pause on the Current Culture Surrounding Menopause

Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith opened Complete Midlife Wellness Center on July 1 and is publishing a book about midlife intimacy in September.

07/31/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

the heartbeat of the universe

Pralaya Yoga’s “Adult Nap Time” Could Be the Lullaby You’re Needing in 2020

This class takes you on a tour of self love, reflection, and gratitude.

07/08/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Fresh Focus

The Faces of Houston’s Workout Scene

Six Bayou City fitness instructors talk COVID-19’s impact.

06/30/2020 By Natalie Galerne

One donation saves three lives

Donate Blood This Week at the Health Museum's Community Drive

Donors will also get free antibody testing.

06/22/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Take your shot

Uninsured Children Can Get Free Immunizations Today at Northwest Assistance Ministries

We're living through a pandemic, so it's a good idea to boost your immune system.

06/11/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

H is for Hope

How Yellow Fever Shaped Houston in Its Infancy

Houstonians learned how to fight a pandemic during one of their first forays into quarantines 150 years ago.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Practicing What They Preach

New Church Builds Hand-Washing Stations for Houston's Homeless

Since the end of March, Rise Houston Church has placed 16 portable sinks around the Houston-area as part of its Clean Hands initiative.

05/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cautiously and joyfully

One Week after Re-Opening, DEFINE Body & Mind Is Getting Back into Its Groove

The boutique fitness studio’s founder talks safety, moving ahead, and the shutdown’s impact.

05/28/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Feel the Burn

4 Local Fitness Studios Ready to Welcome You Back

These workout instructors will make you sweat while also prioritizing safety.

05/27/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Get up and stretch!

The Truth Behind Your Working-from-home Back Pain, and What to Do about It

A local chiropractor gives us tips on how to destress our bodies after weeks of the home office life.

05/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Code Covid

Life on the Frontlines: The Nurses Fighting for Your Lives During the Pandemic

Health care workers speak about the challenges of working in a world ravaged by COVID-19.

05/25/2020 Photography by Arturo Olmos By Timothy Malcolm and Emma Schkloven

(Call) if you need a friend

New Harris Center COVID-19 Support Line Offers Comfort Across the Lone Star State

The hotline is free and operational 24/7.

05/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Sniffing out answers

How Smell Loss Can Be a Sign of the Coronavirus

The CDC added loss of smell to its list of COVID-19 symptoms. We asked a local ENT why.

05/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

How to Keep Your Skin Safe from the Summer Sun

We talked to a dermatologist about how much sunscreen you should be applying, and which brands are best.

05/13/2020 By Gabi De la Rosa

Inside job

Maintaining Physical Health While Stuck at Home

Local fitness guru Samir Becic talks tips for staying healthy.

05/01/2020 By Jeff Balke

Get Out

The Health Benefits of Spending Time Outside

Trade in the cabin fever and nonstop panic for some sunshine.

05/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

And they're always glad you came

Get Concierge Service at This Mom-and-Pop River Oaks Pharmacy

At Apteek Pharmacy, find a "Cheers" atmosphere.

04/29/2020 By Krupali Laxmidas

Headspace

We're Living in Traumatic Times Thanks to Coronavirus, So Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself

Houston mental health experts discuss how the pandemic is affecting our brains, and what that means.

04/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven