Health & Wellness

Drip, drip, drip

Give Your Immune System a Boost at this Pop-Up Event Friday

Bounce Hydration will be administering IV drips and antibody testing 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

08/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Covid-19 fallout

How Senior Living Homes Are Handling the Pandemic

Many are struggling with the isolation as well as the coronavirus. 

08/19/2020 By Samantha Dorisca

Warm smiles

Find Cookies and a Pool at This Montrose Dentist's Office

Dentist Randy Mitchmore will ease your mind and fix your teeth.

08/17/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

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

Top Doctors 2020

The Houston Doctors on the Pandemic's Frontlines

Five ways local physicians are combating the Covid-19 crisis.

08/01/2020 By Houstonia Staff

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