Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Hosts Free “Caring for the Caregiver” Event & Expo

Important resources and information provided WHAT:  Patients with chronic conditions and their caregivers face many challenges that may impact quality of life for everyone. Join Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and connect with experts to learn about resources available to you and your family, including: Supportive Medicine Stages of caregiving Financial and estate planning Medicare Advantage Elder law Alzheimer’s and dementia Refreshments, snacks, and light bites available for all guests. Adult Respite Care:  Respite care will be provided […]

The Breast Cancer Charities of America Receives $15,000 Grant from The Newfield Foundation

The Woodlands, Texas (March 14, 2018): The Breast Cancer Charities of America/iGoPink announced that the organization has been awarded a $15,000 grant from The Newfield Exploration Company Foundation for their 2018 regional program services. “The Breast Cancer Charities is about providing hope and support to individuals affected by breast cancer,” stated Erica A. Johnson, Founder & Executive Director, iGoPink | The Breast Cancer Charities of America.  “This grant is extremely beneficial to the support and […]

Free Vaccinations And Dental Screenings

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free vaccinations and dental checkups to Fort Bend children Saturday, April 7 In partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital, UTHealth School of Dentistry With the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston   The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, UTHealth School of Dentistry, with the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston, have joined forces to bring free medical and dental mobile […]

Annual Houston NF Walk Raises Funds for Children’s Tumor Foundation

Texas families united to raise money and awareness for rare genetic disorder HOUSTON– On March 24, 2018, the Children’s Tumor Foundation will host the annual Houston NF Walk to raise awareness and funds for neurofibromatosis (NF) research.  NF is an under-recognized genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and affects 1 in every 3,000 people – more than cystic fibrosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and Huntington’s disease combined.  It is estimated […]

Relay for Life scheduled for April 28th

Relay For Life if Katy, now in its 20th year, will take place on Saturday, April 28th from 4pm- Midnight at Katy City Park in Katy. The theme this year is “Superheroes…saving the world one cure at a time.” Relay For Life is the world’s largest fundraiser to end cancer, benefiting the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society’s mission is to “Save lives, celebrate lives & lead the fight for a world without cancer.” […]

Texas Health Care Association Supports National Initiative to Advance Quality Care

Goals build on statewide quality improvements (AUSTIN) — Today, the Texas Health Care Association announced its support of the next phase of a nationwide, multi-year initiative to further improve quality care in long term and post-acute care centers and communities. Led by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the Quality Initiative challenges both skilled nursing and assisted living providers to meet measurable targets in four areas by March, 2021. The […]

Researchers Link Defects in a Nuclear Receptor in the Brain to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Team Advances Understanding of Autism HOUSTON, March 14, 2018 – Two University of Houston scientists are reporting that defects in a portion of the brain’s hippocampus, called the dentate gyrus, is regulated by the nuclear receptor LXRβ (Liver X receptor Beta). The dentate gyrus, or DG, is responsible for emotion and memory and is known to be involved in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Margaret Warner, professor of biology and biochemistry, and Jan-Åke Gustafsson, professor of […]

Kroger brings Chef-Designed Prep+ParedÔ Meal Kits to 37 select Houston area stores

Menu selections include eight freshly prepared recipes and require no subscription Houston, Texas –  March 14, 2018 – What’s for dinner is no longer a question with Kroger’s new Prep+ParedÔmeal kits now available in 37 select Houston area Kroger stores. Kroger offers eight varieties of fresh entrees that are 100 percent measured, prepped and ready to cook. The kits are skillet to plate in 20 minutes or less – one of the shortest prep times for any […]

Lung Cancer Survivor Heads to Capitol Hill to Fight for Cancer Research Funding

One of hundreds of LUNG FORCE Heroes from across nation taking action HOUSTON – (March 14, 2018) – Today, Clara Lambert, from Houston, will join other lung cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates from across the country on in Washington, D.C. Note: Photos available upon request. They will urge their Senators and Representatives to continue to invest in research to ultimately defeat lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths, as well as share why quality and affordable healthcare is vital […]

Red Cross Opens Shelter in North Houston  

HOUSTON, TX, (March 12, 2018) – The American Red Cross opened an emergency shelter in North Houston to assist those displaced by a multi-unit fire at the Sago Palms apartment complex early Monday morning. Current estimates suggest that approximately 30 people may be affected by the fire that damaged 16 units in the complex. Red Cross volunteers and staff are preparing to provide residents in need with a safe, warm place to sleep, food and emotional support for […]