Health

It’s Important To Soften Your Water in South Florida – Here’s Why

South Florida is a great place to live in. It has awesome beaches, tourist spots, beautiful sceneries, and has the ideal harmony of nature and infrastructure. However, there is also one important thing you need to know about South Florida’s water supply – it’s hard water. Simply defined, hard water is water containing minerals, particularly calcium and magnesium. While drinking hard water doesn’t have much impact on the body, bathing in hard water does affect […]

Drowning Rates Increasing During COVID-19 Pandemic

Safe Kids Greater Houston reminds parents of top tips to keep kids safe around water this summer, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic [Houston, TX ] — As the weather heats up and families are staying at home  and socially distancing, more families are searching for water-related activities to keep their children busy.  Several children have died due to drowning in the greater Houston region in recent weeks. There are more who have been treated at […]

Covid-19 Pandemic “Disatrous” For Houston Economy 312000 Lost Jobs Biggest Ever One-Month Decline On Record

(HOUSTON) The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting stay-at-home orders, had a disastrous effect on Houston’s workforce in April, according to data released by Workforce Solutions Friday morning. Job losses were reported across all eleven economic sectors that make up the local workforce. “Not surprisingly, customer-facing industries were the hardest hit,” said Parker Harvey regional economist at Workforce Solutions. “Leisure and Hospitality, which includes restaurants, bars and hotels, accounted for one out of every […]

Driver License Offices to Reopen by Appointment Only with Limited Services, Additional Safety Measures Enacted

AUSTIN – On Tuesday, May 26, at the direction of Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin reopening driver license (DL) offices by appointment only and with limited services. The reopening of DL offices will happen in a phased approach, in order to allow DPS to keep customers and our staff as safe as possible, while also adhering to new safety guidelines and social distancing practices in place due to COVID-19. […]

Harris County Judge Announces Worker Protection Guidelines for Businesses, Manufacturing & Construction Reopening during Pandemic

Minimum Health Protocols Established to Protect Workers, Customers by Preventing Rapid Spread of COVID-19 Harris County, Texas – May 21, 2020, County Judge Lina Hidalgo today announced worker protection guidelines for retail businesses and construction sites as they reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommended guidelines, which include screening workers for symptoms, conducting routine disinfection, and staggering shifts when practicable, intend to provide baseline safeguards to ensure employees and customers are protected as facilities open […]

What Are The New Developments On The Zantac Lawsuit Cases

Since its release in the market, people have taken Zantac whenever they experienced heartburn. Deemed safe, accessible, and readily available, Zantac became a first-line remedy for people. Over the years, millions of people switched to Zantac, primarily because of its efficacy, reasonable price, and its perceived importance as a proven solution. But everything changed with the release of an FDA study which established that the product contains NDMA (N-Nitrosodimethylamine), a cancer-causing compound. After such FDA […]

Why You Should Decorate Your Home With Crystals And Stones

The home is a personal space for all household members. Different rooms reflect the unique personalities and interests of the people living in the property. Hence, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the house may also reflect the energies of the individuals. Decorate your home with crystals and stones to ensure that you can proudly say, “Home sweet home.” Here are five reasons why you should start decorating your abode with the right gems: […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Announces June 1 Reopening Plans

Centers opening for outdoor group exercise, lap swimming, summer day camp as part of phased opening HOUSTON (May 20, 2020) – The YMCA of Greater Houston has announced its centers and amenities that will reopen June 1 as part of its phased plan to return to offering fitness-related programs and services, including outdoor group exercise, lap swimming and summer day camp. The YMCA of Greater Houston remains committed to keeping members, staff and program participants as safe as possible. […]

Kelsey-Seybold doctors, employees spearhead fundraiser to support community First Responders

Funds raised were used to secure 100,000 KN95 masks HOUSTON (May 19, 2020) – To meet community needs, Kelsey-Seybold doctors have spearheaded a fundraising drive to purchase essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for area first responders in the greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold matched all donations, which came from Kelsey-Seybold physicians and employees and from friends in the Houston community. The Kelsey First Responders’ Fund, established by the Kelsey Research Foundation, used the donations to source […]

YMCA of Greater Houston Food Distribution Sites for the Week of May 18

YMCA of Greater Houston continues food distribution efforts with partners Houston Food Bank, Montgomery County Food Bank, Brighter Bites and Interfaith Ministries YMCA of Greater Houston will be distributing food at the following sites for the week of May 18. The YMCA has partnered with the Houston Food Bank, Montgomery County Food Bank, Brighter Bites, Interfaith Ministries and other partners to provide critical food and supplies to thousands of families throughout the city. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the […]