Complications & Consequences of Undiagnosed & Untreated Obesity

  • From Fox 26 Morning Television News – Click here to watch the interview: Fox 26 Morning News.

    The adult obesity rate in Harris County is a reported 28 percent.

    It’s a complicated issue that many health experts will say has a lot to do with access to healthcare.

    The Houston Health Initiative aims to bridge some of those gaps.

Houston Healthcare Initiative Offers Affordable Health Care Via “Cooperative” Payments

  • From Houston Style Magazine – A new way to fund healthcare is now available. The Houston Healthcare Initiative (HHI) is a member owned, non-profit medical co-op that is now open for business. Led by Houston based neurologist Dr. Steven Goldstein, the HHI ( will replace traditional health insurance for qualified individuals and families and provide incentives for members to adopt healthier lifestyle habits.

Introducing The Houston Healthcare Initiative CO-OP Podcast

  • From Houston Style Magazine –  For media interested in learning more about this unique healthcare pay method, there is a podcast with Dr. Steven Goldstein where he discusses the co-op, what inspired it and how to get started. To listen please go to:

Available Benefits to Patients

  • From Doctor’s Hotline – Insurance companies have had a monopoly on healthcare for a long time and the results have been a disaster. Your Health insurance premiums have skyrocketed and the quality of care has gotten worse. If physicians and patients work together in a healthcare cooperative and cut out the middle man (the insurance companies), patients receive better care at a lower cost.

Four Reasons Snoring Is Bad For You

  • From the Montgomery County News – Because of the way their bodies are constructed, men snore more than women, but that is not the least of the reasons to be interested in this much discussed and debated subject. There are negative health considerations linked to snoring. These were the topic Houston based neurologist and founder of the Houston Healthcare Initiative, Dr. Steven Goldstein, covered with his podcast listeners this week. The Houston Healthcare Initiative Podcast can be heard on Soundcloud, Libsyn, iTunes, and Beyond the gender-based differences, Dr. Goldstein says that snoring is bad for Houstonians.

Pain Management Radio Interview

  • From 50 Plus with Doug Pike on KPRC-AM.


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