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Changing Lives

Welcome to Houstonia and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s second Kids’ Health Annual.

05/31/2015 By Susan Distefano

Suck It Up

Try These 5 Smoothies to Beat the Heat

From fruity favorites to spicy selections, these days there's a smoothie out there for everyone.

05/11/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Top Dentists 2015

Scrubbing the Plastic out of Your Toothpaste

Microbeads don’t sound like a bad idea—until you start finding them lodged in your gums.

05/03/2015 By Bryan Washington

Top Dentists 2015

Toothsome Tots: What’s New in the World of Pediatric Dentistry

One of Houstonia’s Top Dentists tells us about some of the latest and greatest advances for young patients.

05/03/2015 By Yasmine Saqer

Top Dentists 2015

Our 2015 Top Dentists List

Presenting the finest dentists in all the land. Your mouth can thank us later.

05/03/2015

Eat Your Vegetables

Veggie (Yogurt) Tales

We tried all the weird new flavors of Blue Hill vegetable yogurt so you don't have to.

04/28/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Up and The Pass

This week: how to spice up a post work-out date, a bridal shower lunch and a milestone anniversary.

04/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Safety

Layers of Protection: Swim Safe this Summer

Tips for safe swimming from the Colin’s Hope foundation

03/30/2015

Health

Dining in the Med Center, Where Health and Disease Collide

If you thought the world’s biggest hospital district would have healthier dining options, think again.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Repeat Offender

Decades After Recovery, Polio Strikes Back

The nearly-eradicated disease still has a way of making its presence felt, even years after patients have recovered.

03/09/2015 By Peter Holley

Weighty Matters

Just How Fat Are We?

Like it or not, Houston’s “Fattest City in America” moniker has stuck. But is it true?

02/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Stylish Workout Gear for the New Year

These fit fashions will have you looking great both in and out of the gym.

01/04/2015

Fitness 2015

No Sweat: Workout Gear is in Style

Beyond just yoga pants, these fit fashions will have you looking great both in and out of the gym.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness 2015

Turn Up for What? The 2015 Workout Playlist

Finding the right music to spur your savage beast, including a Spotify playlist

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Work It

At Traditional Gyms, Finding New Ways to Compete

Old-school gyms are learning how to stand out in a Crossfit world.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

Bit by Bit: Finding Motivation Through Tech Gadgetry

Walking 10,000 steps a day is easier with a little digital encouragement.

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Fitness 2015

Houston’s Hike & Bike Trails Await!

If all goes as planned, the city will soon have around 150 miles of continuous trails.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

At Snap Kitchen, a Crash Course in Eating Right

Can a dining editor survive on health food alone?

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Work It

The Greatest Workout Classes You’ve Never Tried

These creative, often unusual approaches to fitness may just be the thing to get you off the couch.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Work It

A League of Your Own

Get fit with friends old and new by joining one of Houston’s sports leagues.

01/04/2015 By Chris Abshire