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

Our houses are gross, y’all

Where Are Germs Hiding in Your Home and How to Clean Them

We talked to a professional cleaning service about where you should be scrubbing.

04/24/2020 By Gabi De la Rosa

Operating on the shoulders of history

A Local E.R. Doctor and Former Astronaut Talks Coronavirus in Houston

Dr. William Fisher, a former astronaut and father of Fox News Correspondent Kristin Fisher, explains what it's like in the hospitals, what we learned from the 1918 Spanish flu, and why he's more afraid to go into work now than he was to go into space.

04/23/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Take some time

6 Tips for Physical and Mental Wellness While Working from Home

With all the home distractions, personal wellness might just be the last thing on your mind.

04/21/2020 By Gabi De la Rosa

Actually enjoy 'shelter in place'

3 Tips To Create a Wellness Sanctuary Inside Your Home

You're already utilizing technology when working from home, so you might as well use it stay healthy too.

04/03/2020 By Gabi De la Rosa

Flower power

Can Nature Help Make Chemo Easier to Endure?

A new garden lifts the spirits of cancer patients at Houston Methodist.

04/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Role Model

Jackie Young-Medcalf Won't Stop Fighting for the Environment

Houston’s fiercest toxic-waste protester never gives up.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Dancing on my own

Use Facebook To Dance Your Way Through Quarantine

Houston Ballet and others go online with their best moves.

03/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The Doctor Is In

When You're Down and Out, This IV Drip Spa Makes House Calls

ThrIVe Drip Spa is a real life-saver.

03/24/2020 By Abby Ledoux