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40 percent of US cancers linked to excess weight

WASHINGTON | AFP | About 40 percent of all cancers in the United States — more than 630,000 in all —

Pondering Pregnancy? Zika update and planned seminar


SUGAR LAND – On Nov. 28, 2016, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported the state’s first case of local mosquito-borne

Tobacco use among US students dropped sharply in 2016: study

WASHINGTON | AFP – Tobacco use among American middle and high school students — especially electronic cigarette use — declined sharply in 2016

Doing this will help you sleep better

New research finds only 14% of people said they get enough sleep

by Jacob Passy Bad news, yogis: Your relaxing meditation may not

Get the Facts – Stroke vs. Heart Attack Seminar

SUGAR LAND—(February 28, 2017) — As with most things in life, a little awareness can go a long way. This is especially true

Harris County has highest rate of breast cancer diagnoses in women in Texas

YMCA offering FREE classes to cancer survivors to improve quality of life and decrease fatigue

HOUSTON – By far, Harris County sees the

Harris County Confirms First Zika-Associated Death in Texas

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (August 9, 2016) – Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has confirmed a Zika-associated death in a newborn female, making it

Trading Zumba for low-impact exercise


A woman’s determination to work out despite a physical challenge pays off at the YMCA

As a regular YMCA member, Tina Barbas,

HHD to start Zika virus testing for Houston, 17 surrounding counties

The Houston Health Department (HHD) is now able to test for the Zika virus in people living in Houston and 17 surrounding counties.