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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.
New Texas presidential poll

Poll Shows How Texans Feel About Presidential Race, Queso, H-E-B

A new poll from the University of Massachusetts Lowell Center for Public Opinion shows President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe...
Poison control

Parents Warned About Hand Sanitizer Packaged Like Food

The Texas Poison Center Network is warning parents about hand sanitizer that is packaged to look like food and drink products such...

Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba Believed Limited to Lake Jackson Water Supply

The process to rid the Lake Jackson water supply of brain-eating amoeba will take almost three months. That is according to Texas...
TX AM Building a Hospital

Texas A&M at Galveston to Open Hospital for Rare Sea Turtles

The life of a sea turtle can be fraught with danger. They might get bitten by a shark. They might mistake a...
Salvation Army

Salvation Army Red Kettles and Bell Ringers Out Earlier Than Ever

This year, the need is greater. That is the slogan for the Salvation Army’s 2020 holiday fundraising campaign, which for the first time...

As Battle Over 2020 Census Deadline Continues, Stakes are High

The urgency remains for Texans to fill out 2020 census forms as soon as possible. This is the advice of Lila Valencia,...
Fall brews

A Bunch of Fall Texas Beers You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s that time of year when refreshing fall brews arrive just as the Texas heat comes down a bit.

It’s Not Too Early to Plan to Make Holidays Safe, Fun

It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is three months away, and Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner. What will the...

Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Texas

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a time for Texas, which is home to more than 11.5 million...
How many schools are without an in house nurse

Texas Already Had a School Nursing Problem. Then Came the Pandemic.

It might be hard to imagine during a global health crisis that there isn’t a school nurse in every school. It’s not...

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