What Every Cold and Flu Sufferer Needs to Know

(StatePoint) During cold and flu season, an ounce of prevention goes a long way.  But despite best efforts, getting sick is sometimes unavoidable.

Tips for Talking with Aging Parents about their Future

(StatePoint) Sometimes the most important family conversations can be the most uncomfortable to initiate, especially those concerning the health and well-being of an aging loved one. But such discussions shouldn’t wait, say experts.

New Rules Help Protect Texas Consumers’ Personal Information

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) today issued final rules to strengthen protections for consumers who seek assistance from federal health benefit exchange navigators.

Timber Theft is on the Rise in Texas

Over the recent months, more than 20 timber theft cases have been reported in East Texas from Newton to Bowie Counties.

Texas 10 Most Wanted Program Sets New Records

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas 10 Most Wanted Program set new records in 2013 in total captures, including sex offender apprehensions.

Texas State History Museum Hosts Battleship TEXAS Exhibit

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department exhibit, “The Last of the Dreadnought Battleships,” will open on Feb. 1 at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and run through April 13.

Year-Round Backyard Safety Tips for Families

(StatePoint) Your backyard is a space where you enjoy quality time with your family all year long. But accidents can happen anywhere -- even in the oasis of your backyard.

Tips to Help Kids Form Healthy Dental Habits

(StatePoint) Oral care and cavity prevention are crucial for overall health, and getting kids to put that knowledge into practice is a must.

What You Should Know About Acute Heart Failure

(StatePoint) It’s easy to be misled by the many misconceptions about heart disease -- for example -- that it only affects the elderly or those with unhealthy diets.

Did You Know: Probiotics Can Improve More than Just Stomach Health

(StatePoint) If you’re familiar with probiotics, you probably know that these “good bacteria,” found in such foods as yogurt and pickles, are associated with good digestive health.  But the health benefits of probiotics are more extensive tha