Health

How Coronavirus Affects Indiana Basketball Star’s Career

The world is currently watching in horror and anticipation as the vicious Coronavirus keeps spreading from country to country, affecting thousands in its wake. There is no telling how this global crisis will pan out in the months to come, but every country around the globe is on high alert right now, and people are worried. The sudden spread of the virus was unexpected, and that led to the rapid spread to different countries. Yet, […]

Over $50,000 Raised at 2nd Annual Wheelchairs for Warriors – Peace, Love & Warriors Event

Event featured five Wheelchairs for Warriors recipients sporting new state-of-the-technology STAFFORD, TEXAS (February 19, 2020) – Wheelchairs for Warriors provides custom-fit, complex-rehab, mobility solutions to wounded veterans and first responders, so they can rejoin their lives at the highest level possible with  INDEPENDENT mobility and function, offering them a better quality of life and the ability to ROLL STRONG! Wheelchairs for Warriors stands in the gap between what is provided, and what the warrior actually […]

MD Anderson receives more than $20 million in CPRIT funding

Funds support research, clinical translation, prevention and recruitment HOUSTON ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today was awarded more than $20 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support research, clinical translation, prevention and recruitment efforts. In total, MD Anderson received 26% of the $78 million in awards announced by CPRIT. MD Anderson awards included $10.8 million for individual investigator awards, $5.7 million for individual investigator research awards for clinical translation, […]

8th Annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus  

Non-competitive run/walk to highlight importance of adopting active, healthy lifestyles WHAT:                People of all abilities are invited to participate in the 8th annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The event features non-competitive 1K and 3K courses. Strollers, walkers and wheelchairs are welcome. Enjoy food, refreshments, activities, games and visits by special guests and mascots after the run/walk at the Family Fun Zone, presented by […]

Harmony Science Academy – Katy Celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month

(HOUSTON) – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the students and staff at Harmony Science Academy – Katy welcomed dental professionals into the classroom on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Students were shown how to correctly brush their teeth, floss and learned about the importance of using fluoride which corresponds with this year’s national theme “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recognized […]

A Thorough Guide to a Healthy Home Environment

Keeping a healthy home is something that everyone aspires to do. Knowing that your home is healthy can improve your mood, and make it feel like you’re doing more for your children or significant other. If you are running out of ideas on how to keep a healthy home environment, here is a thorough guide. Allow Natural Light Into Your Home One of the biggest factors that reduces the growth of bacteria are the introduction […]

Absent p53, oral cancers recruit and reprogram nerves to fuel tumor growth

Nature paper sheds light on poorly understood hallmark of cancer; points to possible treatment HOUSTON ― Loss of an important tumor-suppressing gene allows head and neck cancer to spin off signals to nearby nerves, changing their function and recruiting them to the tumor, where they fuel growth and cancer progression, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in the journal Nature today. By cracking the mechanism that launches neuronal invasion of tumors, a known marker of poor prognosis […]

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Free Education Presentations     

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s raises many questions and the Alzheimer’s Association® is here to help you find answers, local resources and support.  The Association offers free educational programs that address the specific interests of the general public, organizations and individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their families. Staying informed about the disease progression, ways to reduce carepartner stress, and the importance of pre-planning will empower those living with Alzheimer’s and their carepartners as well as provide […]

7 Benefits of Exercise & Healthy Eating

Getting healthy is at the top of everyone’s list of priorities. From healthy eating and exercising to making time for self-care, these are the daily habits that determine the outcome of our efforts. If you’re determined to get healthy this year, we’re about to share some of the benefits you will enjoy when you commit to eating right and exercising. Disease Prevention Your immune system is a complex machine and good food and proper exercise […]

March 5, 2020 as National “Slam the Scam” Day

The Inspector General for the Social Security Administration, Gail S. Ennis, is designating Thursday, March 5, 2020 as National “Slam the Scam” Day, to raise public awareness of government imposter telephone scams across the United States. These pervasive scams—in which callers pretend to be government employees to mislead victims into providing personal information or making payments—have become a scourge on the American public. The Federal Trade Commission recently reported victims lost nearly $153 million to government imposter scams in […]