Alzheimer’s Awareness: Looking for a Cure

By: McKenna Gazzier A person’s ability to think, act, or speak is altered by Alzheimer’s disease, which causes loss of memory and other brain functions, leading to a steady decrease in a person’s ability to function in their daily life. While researchers across the world are working to better understand this disease, and, someday, develop [Continue Reading]

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This One’s For the Skeptics

For many of us, the COVID-19 vaccine was a vial of hope—a promise of getting back to normalcy and brighter days ahead. But for others, the FDA’s emergency use authorization of the vaccine was met with skepticism, doubt and even downright animosity. If you fall into the latter category, perhaps identifying as someone who is [Continue Reading]

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The CDC Has Updated Its Guidance for Back-to-School: Here’s What You Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidance for COVID-19 prevention in K-12 schools. According to the CDC, students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall of 2021 is a priority. “These updates take into account many of the things we have learned over the [Continue Reading]

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Five Things You Need to Know as Hurricane Season Arrives

By McKenna Gazzier With hurricane season already here, it is imperative that people throughout the Greater Houston area take a closer look into safety precautions. Hurricanes like Ike and Harvey impacted the city of Houston immensely, leaving residents underprepared and, in turn, picking up the pieces of devastating loss. According to forecasters, the 2021 season [Continue Reading]

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Keeping a Close “Eye” on Your Vision Health

With screen time up more than ever before, eye safety and health should be at the top of everyone’s priority list.  As society slowly re-emerges back into normalcy, a lot more people are catching up and scheduling routine health care appointments. One you shouldn’t miss is visiting the eye doctor, as eye exams at every age and life stage can help you maintain good vision.  [Continue Reading]

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