The best way to quit smoking is to go cold turkey, according to a new study that found people who quit at once are more likely to be successful than those who cut down gradually on the number of cigarettes they smoke. Dr. John Hughes of the University of Vermont, who wasn’t involved in the […]

After you get a cold, you want to do anything you can to avoid getting another one, right. On the Today Show, Experts recently weighed in on whether you should throw away your toothbrush after you get a cold, and the general takeaway is that there’s no need to do so. Charles Gerba, a professor […]


  I don’t know WHERE this cold weather has come from the past two weeks. One thing I do know is that where there’s winter chill, there’s  a cold or flu a lurking! Exhibit 1: This weekend my 3 year old nephew asked to spend the night with his favorite auntie (me) and my 2 […]

City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) wants you to learn the four P’s to keep your family safe this winter season. Those cold…

Country-Style Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe INGREDIENTS Two 14 ½-ounce cans chicken broth 3 cups water 2 teaspoons Knorr bouillon powder 1 small onion, chopped 3 carrots, sliced 4 stalks celery, sliced 1 bay leaf One 14 ½-ounce can corn, drained 2 ½ cups roasted chicken, cut up 2 teaspoons salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 8 ounces wide […]

1) Steam things up: Steam helps loosen mucus. Get into a nice hot shower and allow the steam to really get inside your system and soak it in. When you get out, top it off by putting a warm compress (a washcloth will be fine) over your eyes. 2) Tea time: Tea has very strong antibacterial and […]

Winter 2011 has definitely been a brutal one for us thus far.  It’s still hard to believe the official groundhog from Punxsatawny didn’t see his shadow and predicts spring is near.  “We don’t believe you!“

Lows could hit the 40s by the end of the week