Health

Benefits of Alcohol Treatment  

For those people who have reached that stage in life where they think that they need help due to drinking, then an alcohol rehabilitation program can help out. It may be your loved one who is facing this problem; it is necessary to get treatment. Below are some benefits of being involved in a good alcohol treatment program, particularly in a residential rehab facility. A safe and encouraging environment to heal There will be a […]

How to motivate someone for alcohol addiction treatment?

Alcohol addiction is bad for both physical health and social life. Motivating someone for alcohol addiction treatment is not an easy task. They may find it challenging to stay away from alcohol. If your loved ones are addicted to alcohol, you can help them to curb this behavior. Here are some ideas to motivate them. Friendly Communication If you are concerned about alcohol addiction of your loved ones, you must communicate with them. Initially, this […]

Benefits of completing an alcohol rehab

It does not matter if the person is a binge drinker, a heavy drinker, or does chronic drinking, the important part is that he wants to quit by joining a proper alcohol rehab. One wants to join an alcohol rehab because of all the disadvantages drinking alcohol has on his body and health overall, and so that he can get out of all the toxicity and negativity from his life. There are a lot of […]

Claire Drennan Announced as 29th Annual Making A Mark® Guest Artist

Artist will team up with pediatric cancer patients to create artwork and collaborative art exhibit HOUSTON, July 15, 2019 – The Periwinkle Foundation is proud to announce artist Claire Drennan as the official guest artist for the 2019 Making A Mark® program, an exhibition of art and creative writing by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Drennan, who is a fiber artist and designer, creates sustainable art using […]

Metro Vein Centers’ Dr. Tonie Reincke On Managing Varicose Veins

Dr. Tonie Reincke is a medical professional with over a decade of experience in the field. During this time, she has developed expertise in several areas, with much of this focusing on treating varicose veins and related conditions. Since 2017, Dr. Reincke has worked with the Sugarland, Texas-based branch of the Metro Vein Centers, where she’s worked with countless patients. During this time, she’s also received several awards for her work with patients. Though much […]

Refractive lens exchange vs. LASIK

Many times, people seeking refraction restoration get confused when it comes to determining whether they need LASIK surgery or a refractive lens exchange procedure. What many people don’t know is that the two eye correction procedures are suitable for different kinds of eye problems. It is, however, essential to remember that to find the suitable refractive lens exchange surgery in Orlando or even LASIK surgery clinic, you need to focus more on finding the right […]

Shining a Light on a Disease that Affects 1 Million Texans

American Lung Association hosts COPD Educator Institute HOUSTON – (July 12, 2019) – In Texas, almost one million adults suffer from chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD), and many with the disease compare it to trying to breathe through a tiny straw. COPD is a lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. Because this disease affects so many Texans, the American Lung Association in Texas is hosting the COPD Educator Institute July 18-19 at the Houston Marriott Medical Center Museum […]

OakBend Medical Center Reminds Everyone That The Last Sports Physical And Sudden Cardiac Death Screening Takes Place Saturday, July 13

Richmond, TX…OakBend Medical Center has completed two of its three scheduled sports physicals and sudden cardiac death screenings in the Fort Bend and Wharton area. This Saturday, July 13 from 8am – Noon at the Williams Way location, 22003 SW Freeway, Richmond is the remaining sports physicals for this summer.  The cost is $20 cash. Unlike many sports physical events, OakBend Medical Group doctors will be performing many of the tests and reviewing all test […]

Parkway Place Creates ‘Wellness University’ to Educate Residents About Nutrition  

HOUSTON, July 8, 2019 – Eating healthy becomes especially important as you age. Parkway Place, a faith-based senior living community, recently created “Wellness University” to help residents better understand the nutritional value and benefits of specific foods. The educational and interactive class is held once a month and focuses on an individual food item during each session. The goal is for residents to learn what foods they should eat to maintain a healthy diet. The […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free back-to-school immunizations to Fort Bend children

FREE VACCINATIONS Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free back-to-school immunizations to Fort Bend children Wednesday, July 31 With the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston Operated by Texas Children’s Hospital WHAT: The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston have joined forces to bring a free medical mobile clinic to children in Fort Bend County. Free immunizations will take place from 9 a.m. to […]