Summer safety tips: The need-to-knows about heat stroke and heat exhaustion

It’s that time of year when people hit the parks, beaches and lakes to enjoy time off in the warmer weather. But sweltering heat is an ever-present threat to melt away this fun in the sun. Increased heat exposure during the warm temperatures of South Texas can contribute to heat stroke and heat exhaustion – two major health

Summer safety tips: The need-to-knows about heat stroke and heat exhaustion
6 reasons you should donate blood

Every two seconds, someone, somewhere, is in need of blood. Our blood is essential to our biological makeup, but we may not really understand just how important it is until we start to lose it. Think about it: Blood products are needed to support and care for those who may have bone marrow disorders and

6 reasons you should donate blood
Own Your Bones – Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures

We’re accustomed to the idea of encouraging good diets and activity in children to “grow strong bones,” but we tend to think of adult bone as a static framework that holds up our flesh. It’s not static, and we need to take care of it to avoid fragility fractures and osteoporosis as we age. “People

Own Your Bones – Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures
Adulting: Encourage your kids to be their own health advocates

When we send kids off to college, or they leave home to experience life on their own, we expect them to attend class and get to work on time. We hope all that we taught them takes hold. For many, it’s the first time they have to balance a budget, go grocery shopping, do laundry,

Adulting: Encourage your kids to be their own health advocates
You can stop colon cancer before it develops

If there were an exam that could help prevent abnormal growths from developing into cancer, wouldn’t you want to sign up? Sounds like a no-brainer. But when it comes to one of the most common and often fatal cancers, many adults are ignoring their doctor’s recommendations for screening. Brenda Putman is in that group. At

You can stop colon cancer before it develops
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Salmon with asparagus

Grilled garlic salmon

Dietitian: Joel Lien RD, LD Preparation Time: 50-60 minutes Number of Servings: 10 Serving size: 3 oz. Ingredients 2 lbs. …