2006 – 2016: The 10 Year Mile Marker of the City of Houston Smoking Ordinance

November 7, 2016 | Houston Health Department | Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management It’s been over 50 years since the publication of the landmark Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. 50 Years ago, smoking was a social norm; it was ordinary to smoke indoors and in communal areas. Smoking was commonly advertised […]

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Spotlight on Houston’s Local Farmers

In honor of National Farmers’ Market Week, Go Healthy Houston is highlighting the farmers that make Get Moving Houston Farmers’ Market such a great success. We’d like to introduce you to Mr. Jim Hanka, who has been providing locally, grown produce to Houston communities since the early days of the market’s inception.

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ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HEALTH SUMMIT

Texas has the 3rd largest Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in the United States. Frequently, the health needs of this rapidly growing and diverse population are misunderstood and overlooked.

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Houston Chronicle highlights SSHTX participants

It was a beautiful day this past October 4th, blue skies and fluffy white clouds as far as the eye can see. Houstonians put their best foot forward as they ran, walked, and cycled up and down Washington avenue enjoying the first Cigna Sunday Streets of the fall season. You can tell how big Sunday […]

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Street plans call for doing more with less driving room

Houston Chronicle Dunlavy is, at least in theory, a four-lane street between Allen Parkway and U.S. 59. Some drivers question whether the outside lanes really count. Uneven gutters, often filled with debris or small mounds of dirt deposited by passing cars and trucks, line the traffic lanes. Cyclists who brave the road dodge potholes and […]

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