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Study Confirms Prescription Weight-Loss Medication Helps With Opiate Addiction Recovery

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone.

Researchers Find New Gene Interaction Associated With Increased MS Risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Duke University Medical Center.

Panama Canal Cruises Now Departing Galveston

Central America Closer than Ever with Panama Canal Cruises Departing Galveston

BRCA Testing on the Rise for Those Without Breast or Ovarian Cancers

More women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancer thanks to increased interest in the procedure.

Help the Environment with the Bring the Bag Campaign

“Paper or plastic?” It’s a fairly innocuous question that cashiers at retail stores ask as you complete your shopping experience, but how you answer that query can have a far reaching impact on Galveston’s environment.

Galveston's Beaches: So Many to Choose From!

Summer fun on the island is just around the corner. So when the temperatures soar in the weeks and months ahead, what’s the best Galveston beach to hit the waves?

Hamilton Loomis to Lead Harmonica Workshop at Galveston College

Blues extraordinaire and island native Hamilton Loomis is returning home this spring to conduct a two-day blues harmonica workshop at Galveston College, and he wants you in on the action.

Up for a Challenge? Galveston to Host Family Beach Competitions

Family fun is taking on a new meaning this spring and summer at Galveston’s East Beach with friendly competitions between families.

GHF Homes Tour Returns May 6, 7, 13, & 14, 2017

Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes for the first two weekends each May. The 2017 event will be held May 6,7, 13, & 14.

Grab Your Camera. Spring Migration is Happening Now!

Spring is in the air. That means hundreds of migrating birds are heading north across the Gulf from Central and South America.