• 0

Thank you. Gracias. Merci. Danke. Grazie. Every language has a word for gratitude. The Latin word gratia meaning grace, graciousness or gratefulness is the basis of the word gratitude.

  • 0

It’s Nobel season. Nobel Prizes are announced every October and awarded each year on Dec. 10. These are the most prestigious awards for those that “have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.” Three of the awards — physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine — recognize scientists fr…

  • 1

Here are the recent health inspections for activity from Nov. 21 through Nov. 27 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

Most Popular

  • 0

Children constantly hear about it, but what is climate change and why is it important to consider the effect of climate change with children? Climate change describes a change in the average conditions, temperature and rainfall for example, in a region over a long period of time.

  • 0

George Washington made a trip out of America in November 1751 to accompany his brother to Barbados in hopes that the tropical climate would help his brother recover from consumption, now known as tuberculosis. While there, George contracted smallpox, and he was lucky enough to recover with r…

  • 0

Here are the recent health inspections for activity from Nov. 14 through Nov. 20 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

  • 1

What parent wouldn’t wish their child to be healthy and well? Routine immunizations have been required for decades as a requirement for school attendance. The COVID vaccine for children may be next. For now, however, there’s reluctance on the part of some families to vaccinate younger children.

  • 0

Here are the recent health inspections for activity from Nov. 7 through Nov. 13 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

  • 0

Comirnaty, better known as the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for children ages 5 through 11. Many parents have been waiting for this as they wish to protect their chil…

  • 0

Most people think that over-the-counter medicines are safe, or they wouldn’t be over the counter. While that’s basically true, many of the medicines sold for children can cause serious harm and some can be fatal when overdosed.

  • 0

Here are the recent health inspections for activity from Oct. 31 through Nov. 6 provided from the Galveston County Health District.