Shern-Min Chow, KHOU

Shern-Min Chow

KHOU

Houston, TX, United States

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  • USA TODAY

Recent articles by Shern-Min:

Pain in the asp: Venomous caterpillars flourishing in Texas Medical Center in absence of birds

The furry creatures have the distinction of being North America's most venomous caterpillar. → Read More

Music as medicine studied in treatment of strokes, depression and Alzheimer's

A unique concert will be held in the Medical Center this weekend showing music's impact on the brain. → Read More

Austin company served up crickets in H-E-B’s 'Quest for Texas Best' competition

To combat climate change, the report says we must make major changes to how we manage farmland, forests, and our own food. → Read More

NFL: All teams must hire a behavioral health clinician

It’s a dramatic change for the NFL but the goal is to deal with issues before they becoming headline-grabbing crises. → Read More

For many, exercise is key to helping treat mental illness

We know working out releases endorphins which make you feel better. It turns out oxygenating your body, includes your brain. → Read More

Spring Break spots: Ninja warrior obstacle course

The course has timers and a scannable QR code to hook you up with training videos. → Read More

Spring Break spots: 'Alice in Wonderland' sculpture in Bellaire park

The massive Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is perfect for kids to unpack a picnic lunch and explore. → Read More

Take a tour of HPD's horse barn this Spring Break

Visitors can check out the more than 30 horses at HPD's barn during special tours this week. → Read More

No plans for Spring Break? Discovery Green has free activities all week long

Discovery Green will have many free things to do like snapping selfies inside cool car displays. → Read More

What are health risks, benefits of marijuana?

In Texas, medical marijuana is only legal for certain intractable epilepsy patients. So, doctors simply answer patient questions. → Read More

Houston author pens bittersweet comedies about women who use humor to cope with struggles

It was the kindness of a stranger that led to a whirlwind bidding auction for this Houston native's manuscript. → Read More

Pet food bank set up for furloughed workers in Pearland

Some good folks in Pearland have now set up a pet food bank to help out furloughed workers and their four-legged friends. → Read More

Why are marathons 26.2 miles long?

The answer lies is some pretty ancient history. → Read More

Houston parents share 41's letter to them after son's death

"He was very special…He wrote us a note too. He had a lost a child too, so he understood that part." → Read More

Reward increased to $15K for info in 2017 murder of couple

Last December, Rachel Delarosa and her boyfriend, Robert Cerda, were last seen alive together at a Houston-area gas station. Their bodies were found 20 miles and one day apart. → Read More

Teen vaping can lead to regular cigarette smoking, experts say

"There have been studies ranging anywhere from 30 to 60 percent of kids who end up converting themselves (from vaping) to regular cigarette smoking," Dr. Pushan Jani said. → Read More

Stan Lee met fans at Houston's Comicpalooza in 2015

Stan Lee, the co-creator of "Spiderman," "The Avengers," "Fantastic Four" and more, helped edit and then run Marvel comics. He was later an executive producer on a long list of Marvel movies. → Read More

Memorial High School valedictorian, UT standout dies after car accident

Nicky Cumberland, a Memorial High School valedictorian and UT standout, passed away on Tuesday after spending months in different hospitals following a car accident back in September. → Read More

DeAndre Hopkins' mom overcomes domestic abuse that left her blind

A vicious attack left Sabrina Greenlee blind. Now, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, she is sharing her story in hopes of helping others. → Read More

How genetic testing can help find the right anti-depressant for you

One woman shares her story of how she suffered through terrible side effects from anti-depressants until she found the right type of medicine thanks to genetic testing. → Read More