Texas House districts in Bell County could look like a doughnut under a proposed plan lawmakers are set to deliberate this week.
BELTON — About 125 riders made up 550 teams in Ranch Sorting of America’s Octoberfest Show this past weekend at the Bell County Expo Center’s Equine/Livestock Complex.
Episcopalians are known for their “Book of Common Prayer.” Except this fall when they could be using the “Book of Uncommon Pumpkins.”
As people age, nutrition and physical activity are even more important to their overall health. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a special interest in providing senior nutrition education and wellness outreach.
The Texas Tribune spoke with Dr. James Cutrell, an associate professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specializes in COVID-19 treatment, to answer questions about masks, vaccinations and breakthrough cases.
Health experts and medical groups are pushing to stamp out the growing use of a decades-old parasite drug to treat COVID-19, warning that it can cause harmful side effects and that there’s little evidence it helps.
U.S. health officials plan to offer COVID-19 booster shots to vaccinated Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is declining.
National Cholesterol Education Month is observed during the month of September. Education is important as high blood cholesterol is asymptomatic and is one of the major risk factors for heart disease.
The pandemic has reshaped how Americans exercise and upended the fitness industry, accelerating the growth of a new era of high-tech home workout equipment and virtual classes.
A first heart attack is a serious, life-changing event, although most people now survive them. But a new study underscores the importance of doing everything possible to avoid another one.
Good news for parents — children who are age 12 years and older can now get the COVID-19 vaccine, and it couldn’t come at a better time. While children are less likely to develop severe illness from COVID-19, they are still at risk.
Two leading obstetricians’ groups have recommended COVID-19 shots for all pregnant women, citing concerns over rising cases and low vaccination rates.
When cancer patients stop smoking, they heal faster, experience fewer side effects from treatment and lower their chances of tumors returning. Now, top cancer hospitals are helping patients quit as evidence mounts that it’s never too late.
U.S. regulators recently took action to make it easier to get a cheaper, near-copy of a brand-name insulin at the drugstore.
After using drugs on and off for years, Megan Sims wanted to get clean again. But she couldn’t bring herself to stop during the coronavirus pandemic, even when she discovered she was going to have a baby.
Corks popped, beats boomed out and giddy revelers rushed onto dancefloors when England’s nightclubs reopened Monday as the country lifted most remaining restrictions after more than a year of lockdowns.
When a controversial Alzheimer’s drug won U.S. approval, surprise over the decision quickly turned to shock at how long it might take to find out if it really works — nine years.