Top Texas doctor specializing in transgender care: ‘I don’t want my patients pushed into even higher-risk categories.’
By Kevin Nix, Sr. Director of Communications The LA Times published an article “Zika’s coming, and there’s not enough money for another health emergency” yesterday highlighting the growing concern around Zika. The piece looks at where the preparedness response toward the virus seems to stand in Houston. From the Times: “‘It feels like we are not …
Treating the Latino community can pose a unique challenge. Taking their beliefs, values and cultural differences into account can help ensure proper care.
On The Pulse this week, we discuss marijuana legalization and medicinal benefits with Heather Fazio, the Texas Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Foundation and CBDOil with Stephanie Fokas, board chair for the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas. Discover where support for legalization is coming from and hear more from advocates of how this could be so …
To appreciate teenagers for all their marvelous qualities, it is helpful to consider the developmental tasks they are instinctually accomplishing.
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. This is a day to call attention to how young people are impacted by HIV.
The YWCA released their 2016 honorable nominations this past week regarding Houston’s Outstanding Women. These nominations recognize immense leadership in fields throughout Houston and our very own Dr. Ann Barnes was one of the recipients. The Houston Chronicle profiled the nominees this week and offered their congratulations to all the winners. Dr. Barnes will be …
We must continue to vaccinate every child to enjoy the protection that vaccines can provide.
This week is LGBT Health Awareness, which is celebrated around the country by organizations and groups, community advocates, and elected officials. The annual event is in its 14th year and is focusing its efforts on whole health and mind.
Autism spectrum disorder is a lack of social interaction, combined with problems in communication, speech and non-verbal means, as well as problems with needing things to be routinized—expressing order, sameness or routines as part of their daily structure.