• ‘Catch My Breath’ campaign stops in Leander to warn of vaping dangers

    ‘Catch My Breath’ campaign stops in Leander to warn of vaping dangers

    Published: September 10, 2019

    With all the new cases of respiratory illnesses connected to vaping, parents want to know all there is to know about it. There was a special presentation as part of the national “Catch My Breath” campaign Tuesday night in Leander at the Running Brushy Middle School’s PTA meeting.

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  • ‘Catch My Breath’ campaign stops in Leander to warn of vaping dangers

    ‘Catch My Breath’ campaign stops in Leander to warn of vaping dangers

    Published: September 10, 2019

    With all the new cases of respiratory illnesses connected to vaping, parents want to know all there is to know about it. There was a special presentation as part of the national “Catch My Breath” campaign Tuesday night in Leander at the Running Brushy Middle School’s PTA meeting.

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  • 'CATCH My Breath' Teaches Vaping Dangers

    'CATCH My Breath' Teaches Vaping Dangers

    Published: September 10, 2019

    Dr. Steven Kelder at UTHealth School of Public Health spoke with KXAN on the 'CATCH My Breath' program.

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  • Brittni Naylor named third fellow for Sharma family endowed scholarship

    Brittni Naylor named third fellow for Sharma family endowed scholarship

    Published: September 10, 2019

    Houston doctoral student Brittni Naylor has been selected as the third Sharma Fellow, supported by the Sharma Endowed Fund for Excellence in Community Nutrition, Health & Wellness at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

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  • How to get better abs and stay fit over 50

    How to get better abs and stay fit over 50

    Published: September 10, 2019

    With a strict diet, frequent exercise and regular rest and recuperation — along with a blessed set of genes — many men can achieve a well-toned physique no matter what age they are. It takes a change in attitude and a lot of willpower, they say, but the rewards are great.

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  • UCD wants 10% reduction in prevalence of type II diabetes by 2030

    UCD wants 10% reduction in prevalence of type II diabetes by 2030

    Published: September 06, 2019

    The goal of Unidos Contra la Diabetes is to reduce the number of new cases of type II diabetes in the next five years. The nonprofit group believes this will result in a ten percent reduction in the prevalence of diabetes by 2030.

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  • Sugar-Free Diet Sodas Tied to an Increased Risk of Early Death

    Sugar-Free Diet Sodas Tied to an Increased Risk of Early Death

    Published: September 05, 2019

    Shreela Sharma, associate professor of epidemiology and nutrition specialist at UTHealth School of Public Health, discussed how sugar-free diet sodas are tied to an increased risk of early death.

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  • Are These 5 Natural Sweeteners Healthier Than Sugar?

    Are These 5 Natural Sweeteners Healthier Than Sugar?

    Published: August 30, 2019

    These days, sugar is often blamed for causing obesity, high blood pressure, poor cholesterol, and even chronic conditions. With all the negativity surrounding added sugar, alternatives are becoming increasingly popular in recipes and store shelves. Stevia, date sugar, and erythritol, a sugar alcohol, are three popular natural sweeteners found in food.

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  • Healthy and tasty: Our 2019 summer recipe series with TMC experts

    Healthy and tasty: Our 2019 summer recipe series with TMC experts

    Published: August 12, 2019

    This summer, we will be sharing recipes from Texas Medical Center nutritionists and dietitians to give our readers some healthy and tasty options. Bookmark this page and circle back for new dishes, desserts and beverages every few weeks. Also, follow the series via #TMCsummereats on social media.

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  • Brighter Bites Works to Fuel Kids with Healthy Food

    Brighter Bites Works to Fuel Kids with Healthy Food

    Published: August 11, 2019

    Houston, TX organization Brighter Bites is helping communities in food swamps by empowering food-insecure families themselves to organize for a better food future. “They’re helping to be helped. All those touchpoints with the families create communities through fresh food,” says Brighter Bites co-founder Lisa Helfman.

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