Health Nuts

What's the Deal with Açai Bowls?

The healthy smoothie-in-a-bowl is popping up everywhere, and with good reason.

09/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

Where to Find Free Yoga This Weekend (Hint: It's Everywhere)

Houston's 11th annual Free Day of Yoga is your official invitation to lotus-pose all over town.

09/04/2015 By Beth Levine

Made in Houston

Yoga Wherever You Want with Yoga-Spots

This Houston invention is perfect for travelers, beginners, or anyone who wants more yoga and less fuss.

08/27/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Upcoming Events

Recapture Your Youth at the Blacklight Run

An upcoming 5K run appeals to the Peter Pan in all of us.

08/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Feature

Close Encounters

The Texas Medical Center’s latest, greatest advance is neither pill nor procedure.

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Alternative Medicine

Kung Fu Enlightening: The Rise of Qigong

A Chinese practice finds plenty of adherents in the West, including many in Houston’s medical community.

08/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Meatless Monday

Star Ingredient of the Season: Jackfruit

Do Meatless Monday right with jackfruit carnitas or a "pulled" jackfruit BBQ sandwich.

07/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What Bike Is Right For You?

Not all two-wheelers are created equal. Here are seven options for every kind of cyclist.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

Joy Ride: 4 Bike-Friendly Itineraries to Get You Rolling

These routes will get you started, plus food, drink and entertainment ideas along the way.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Kyle Nielsen

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

Riding With the Pack: A Guide to Houston’s Bike Clubs

Braving Houston streets can be a daunting task for a new cyclist—fortunately, you’re not alone.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What’s Next for B-Cycle?

Houston BikeShare sets its sights on the Texas Medical Center.

07/09/2015 By Trey Strange

Watch It

Trevisio's New Menu Makes Healthy Eating Easier

It's not always easy to watch your weight in the Texas Medical Center, and Trevisio is aware of that irony.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

Cracking Cases With a Genetics Gumshoe

Brendan Lee, a researcher at Baylor College of Medicine, uses patients’ DNA to track down rare diseases.

05/31/2015 Photography by Charles Ford By Jerry Ianelli

HIV/AIDS

For Gay Men, a Ban on Blood Donation Ends, But a Stigma Remains

There will be blood, but whose?

05/31/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Sponsored Content

Step By Sweet Step

Track your infant’s progress with these benchmarks.

05/31/2015 By Jacques Bourgeois Illustrations by Kyle Hilton

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Baby Monitor: Kids and Technology

Screen time, social media, and your children

05/31/2015 By Jeff Balke Illustrations by Chris Danger

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Matters of the Heart

Understanding children’s heart murmurs

05/31/2015 Photography by Charles Ford By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Fate and Faith

A groundbreaking surgery in utero to fight spina bifida

05/31/2015 Photography by Charles Ford By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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What Kind of Therapy Does Your Child Need?

Physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology?

05/31/2015

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Pregnant After 40: One Woman’s Journey

Plus: an advanced age pregnancy checklist

05/31/2015 By Catherine Matusow Photography by Charles Ford Illustrations by Zara Picken