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Isobella Harkrider

Isobella Harkrider
Isobella Harkrider is a writer who covers healthcare, education, wellness and other lifestyle news. She's the author of several books and has written for The New York Times, SELF, Parents, SheKnows, Houston Press and others.
Sex Ed

Texas Education Board OKs New Sex Ed Plan for Middle School, Leaves out LGBTQ...

The Texas State Board of Education has voted to teach middle school age students about birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy...

Forbes Picks Two Texas Cities for List of Best Places to Retire

Dallas and San Antonio made the 2020 edition of Forbes’s annual list of the best U.S. cities for retirees. 
Stay Postive

Improve Your Mental Health — Even During a Pandemic

Staying positive right now may feel nearly impossible. Being hopeful and staying happy can be a true effort during a pandemic that...
Text Scam Package

Got a Text About A Package? AG Ken Paxton Says Don’t Click It.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning people this week about a scam involving text messages.  The messages include...

McDonald’s Is Selling a Meal Deal Named After a Texas Rapper

McDonald's began selling a meal named after Houston rapper Travis Scott on Tuesday. The combo meal includes a burger...
Texas Honeybees

Texans Can Support Honeybees by Buying Special License Plates

If you love Texas honey and the bees that make it, you can now show your support for them with a new...

National Finals Rodeo Moves From Las Vegas to Arlington, Texas

Get your boots ready. The 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will be in Arlington this December. The NFR will...
EPA Approves Dallas Company’s Coronavirus Surface Disinfectant

EPA Approves Dallas Company’s Coronavirus Surface Disinfectant

A Texas firm is the first in the nation to receive Environmental Protection Agency approval for a surface disinfectant that is supposed...
Health Care Workers in Texas Now Trained to Spot Human Trafficking

Some Texas Health Care Workers Now Must Learn to Spot Human Trafficking

A Texas law that aims to train health care workers to spot human trafficking goes into effect this week. 

Luby’s Unveils Liquidation Plans As Whataburger Scores Touchdown

Houston-based Luby’s Inc., a popular cafeteria-style restaurant with roots that span over 70 years, announced liquidation plans Tuesday. But the news for...

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