Seen at 7: Keeping your New Year resolutions
Most of us find it easy to create New Year’s resolutions but hard to follow through. According to research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2 out of 3 people give up on their resolutions before the end of January. The YMCA of Greater Houston would like to offer Houstonians some tips to make their resolutions stick, or to help them get back on track!
Seen at 7: Advancements in pet care
The last 40 years have brought remarkable breakthroughs in veterinary medicine that have transformed the diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life of animals of all kinds. Gene O’neill and Dr. Dana Varble of the North American Veterinary community joins us live from the annual veterinary meeting and expo in Orlando.
Seen at 7: Concerns over new Covid variant
Following the holidays, covid cases are going up around the country. Dr. Bhavna Lall, the clinical assistant professor of adult medicine in the department of clinical sciences at the University of Houston’s Fertitta Family College of Medicine, gives more insight into this new variant.
Seen at 7: Financial resolutions for 2023
With high inflation and volatility on wall street, there is no better time to make a financial resolution! But getting your finances back on track is sometimes easier said than done. Financial professional Matt Stevenson from Allied Wealth joins us with tips for setting and sticking to your financial goals for 2023.
Seen at 7: Derick Grant joins us to tell us about 360 Mindset
If you are having a tough time sticking to your new year’s resolutions, or your new goals, there may be more to it than you imagined. Growth mindset coach, author, entrepreneur, former Harlem Globetrotter, Derick Grant joins us to tell us about 360 Mindset
Seen at 7: Inspiration from Houston author, 5-time cancer survivor
Bill C Potts grew up in Houston, attending Stratford High School where he played soccer and was in the band. He got his undergrad degree at the University of Texas where he played in the Longhorn Band. Bill has beat cancer FIVE times so far – having been saved multiple times from his lymphoma at MD Anderson in Houston. Bill’s story is one of hope. His cancer is incurable. By owning his cancer journey, he continues to beat it. He lives life to the fullest, despite his diagnosis, with a goal of helping other cancer patients.
Seen at 7: Kidney conditions, early detection and prevention
More than 37 million Americans suffer from chronic kidney conditions and acute diseases that impact virtually every aspect of their lives as well as their families and communities. Kidney diseases are the ninth leading cause of death in the United States, yet 90% of people with kidney diseases are unaware that they are affected.
Seen at 7: Symptoms you may not understand
Unpredictable, and unexplained symptoms - like stomach issues, fatigue, or rashes - could be signs of a rare disease that you might not even heard of yet. The rare disease is called “Systemic Mastocytosis” and often people who have it may be either un-diagnosed, or mis-diagnosed.
Seen at 7: Homebuyer Tips
The housing market is cooling off and experts are predicting as much as a 15% drop in prices over the next year. The hurdles to becoming a homeowner are still high, especially for minorities. Watch the interview to learn more about some helpful tips and a $5,000 grant program.
Seen at 7: Concerns over RSV, Covid, and Flu
RSV is highly contagious and can spread like a wildfire through local communities; in some cases, forcing early learning centers to shut their doors. RSV usually circulates from late December to mid-February. But this year, an early spike in cases is resulting in markedly higher numbers of infections and hospitalizations. More importantly, RSV infections among young children and now older adults are filling many U.S. hospitals to capacity.
Seen at 7: “Hot holiday gifts that “WOW”!
Lifestyle expert, Emily L. Foley says that there’s are plenty of cool gifts out there to create ‘HOT HOLIDAY WOW’. She is here to share inside information on the newest trends and styles, along with some gifts ideas that will make your family or friends very happy.
Seen at 7: The Fragrance Queen
When the temperature drops and the days grow shorter, it is time to think about the inviting scents of the holidays – and the cozy days and evenings ahead. This season, we can all be home for the holidays, thanks to the transformative power of fragrance. Fragrance can transport us to our favorite memories and moments. Evoke the spirit of the season with timely, fun, and festive ideas from Linda G. Levy, “Fragrance Queen”.
Seen at 7: Coming To Houston. ISHIDA Dance “Stirs up still things”.
ISHIDA Dance presents an evening of world premieres in contemporary dance based on original poetic narratives and works by emerging and renowned international choreographers; Stirs up still things features works choreographed by ISHIDA, Swedish dancer, film director, and choreographer John Wannehag, and award-winning British Finnish choreographer Kristian Lever. Stirs up still things will play Houston January 5-8, 2023 at Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH). Tickets on sale now at IshidaDance.org.
Seen at 7: Finding The Perfect Gift for your Favorite Pet This Holiday Season
We have the author of PAMPERED PETS ON BUDGET available to share some great gift ideas for pets. Kristen Levine will also share some timely suggestions for gifts that will help people and their pets improve their relationship.
Seen at 7: Concerns about the state of Hospitals this winter
A new report by Kaufman Hall shows one out of 10 Texas hospitals at serious risk of closure. The report underscores the pandemic’s dramatic toll on hospitals as they face mounting strain from respiratory illness surges, workforce shortages and rising costs.
Seen at 7: How medicines can play a critical role in ending the HIV epidemic
HIV continues to be a global public health crisis, with an estimated 38 million people living with the virus, as we near World AIDS Day, on December first, it’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.
Seen at 7: Exercise tips for staying healthy during the holidays
Stress and anxiety can take a toll on many during the holidays and with all those holiday meals, especially the desserts, it can be harder to stay in shape. Here are some tips that may be able to keep you on the right path to staying healthy.