Evacuate smart

Hurricane Harvey taught South Texans that when you evacuate, you have very little time to grab needed items and go. We think we will remember clothing, personal papers, computers and…

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Surviving snake season
A Rattlesnake soaks up the afternoon sun in central Montana

Surviving snake season

If you live in South Texas, it’s a sure bet you’ve got some slithery neighbors. We’re talking snakes — from the harmless garden variety to the venomous kind. And while…

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In the heat of the night

The sun has been particularly brutal during the recent string of triple-digit temperatures. But even the night can be risky for some during an extreme heat wave like the one…

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When baby won’t wait

A restaurant bathroom is not the ideal place to deliver a high-risk pregnancy, but Gracelyn Mae wasn’t going to wait. Her parents, Falon and Robert Griffin, were heading to University…

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Don’t get burned!
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Don’t get burned!

It's another sweltering South Texas summer. Step outside and the risk of burns are everywhere — in addition to the everyday burn hazards that lurk inside our homes. University Hospital's level…

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Summer safety tips: Keeping your kids safe in the water this summer
A multi-ethnic group of elementary age children are learning how to swim at the public pool. One little girl is holding onto a kick board and is swimming through the water.

Summer safety tips: Keeping your kids safe in the water this summer

There’s nothing like spending a hot Texas summer day lounging in a pool, lake or river. However, as families head to the water this summer to cool off, it’s important…

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