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Isobella Harkrider

Isobella Harkrider
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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.

As Selena’s Legacy Lives On, San Antonio Is Hosting a Huge Tribute Concert

Selena’s vibrant energy and spirit will be celebrated on May 9 in San Antonio at the Alamodome, when the city will host...

One Texan Voted Against the Anti-Lynching Bill. He’s Been Controversial for Years.

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert is known for a long list of selective outrage and displays of anger. The East Texas Republican is...

Transparency in Government Can Help People. Just ask Texas Teachers.

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is an asset to teachers. Over the course of a teacher’s career, a nest egg is...

Where is Texas When It Comes to Pregnancy and Maternity Leave?

Pregnancy or adoption can be both wonderful and stressful for parents-to-be, and the length of paid parental leave can make a big...

TexasAIM: How Does it Help Maternal Health?

Maternal mortality may not be something you’d think of as a crisis in 2020, but it is in Texas. Women are dying....

Fears of Coronavirus Stir Up Racism in Houston, but They Don’t Have To

Right after the Chinese New Year at the end of January, rumors flew of possible coronavirus cases in Houston’s Chinatown. Although the...

Plano, Texas Goes From Suicide City to Suicide Prevention

The logo for Plano Independent School District is a bright red apple with two extended hands reaching toward each other. It may...

IDEA Plans to Grow its Texas Charter Schools as Critics Call for More Spending...

The IDEA charter chain has its eyes set on immense growth, with goals to gain an enrollment of 100,000 students nationwide in...

T-Mobile and Sprint Are Merging, but 5G May Further Divide Texans

Coverage map courtesy of T-Mobile Verizon’s Super Bowl commercial was about humanity, empathy and compassion holding more importance...

Texas Has a Serious Food Insecurity Problem, but Texans Have Solutions

When H-E-B opened its MacGregor grocery store in Houston in December, it changed lives.  The storefront is a new...

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