Medicine

Houston Has a Worryingly High Vaccination Opt-Out Rate

Of 15 U.S. counties who clocked in with large numbers of unvaccinated kindergarteners, Harris County ranked seventh.

07/04/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

PSA

Baylor Is Investigating Whether an Austin Lab Improperly Screened Pap Smears

The review of diagnostics at Clinical Pathology Laboratories comes after hundreds of Irish women with cervical cancer were issued false negatives. Baylor Clinic sends patients' pap smears to the same facility.

05/04/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Women's Health

Let's Talk About Menopause, Baby

It's about so much more than hot flashes, and it lasts for the rest of our lives. So why aren't more women discussing it? One Houston doctor is on a mission to change–or at least start–the conversation.

02/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Houstonian Woman

The State of Houston and Texas Womanhood, By the Numbers

What is it like to be a woman in Houston and Texas? We have the data.

01/30/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas Illustrations by Amy Kinkead

Fitness Friday

This Saturday, Race for a Cure for Breast Cancer

Among the annual 5K participants: a 25-year-old survivor.

01/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Down With The Sickness

What Should You Eat When You're Sick?

If you're under the weather, here are some dishes that'll make you feel a little more human.

12/28/2017 By Cory Garcia

Mental Health

At Melanin and Mental Health, Helping to Facilitate Tough Talks in Minority Communities

“There’s no denying that our communities are strong and resilient and all those things, but imagine how much better we would be if we got help.”

07/31/2017 By Allyson Waller

We <3 Houston?

Houstonians, Are You Happy?

According to a recent WalletHub study, you aren't. We set out to investigate the real truth of those results.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Living Well

Holistic Houston: The Houstonia Guide to Alternative Medicine

A curated guide to alternative medicine in Houston, from acupuncture to aromatherapy and beyond.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Fitness Friday

New Trilogy Barre Classes Offer a Full-Body Fitness Experience Unlike Anything Else

The newest Equinox offering blends barre philosophy with pilates and functional movement.

03/10/2017 By Ellie Sharp

High Learning

Improve Yourself, Improve Your Life

For when you know you need a change, but you're not sure where to get started...

02/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

Dr. Madhureeta Achari: Brain Foodie

This doctor is out to prevent disease, not just treat it.

02/20/2017 By Karen Abercrombie

That Fatal Sneeze

Why Your Allergies Are Terrible Right Now

An exceptionally warm winter adds up to uncommon discomfort for sufferers.

02/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Free Fitness

All YMCAs in Houston Are Free Today

Wear red and you can work out at any of the 29 YMCAs in Houston.

02/02/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Bottles Up

'Tis the Season for a Juice Girl Cleanse

Our dining editor attempts to slow down and just juice.

01/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Fitness Friday

Work Out Smarter, Not Harder, with Heart Rate Training

Your Fitbit can measure way more than your steps to help achieve your fitness goals in 2017.

01/13/2017 By Ayshe Tayfun

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