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Fruits and Veggies No Match For Breast Cancer - Texas ..

Diets low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables apparently have no effect on the return of breast cancer, according to a seven-year government study released earlier this month. The study is of ..
(August 15, 2007)
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Volunteer Opportunities Appeal To Next Generation of Texas ..

Volunteerism - - always an important part of life in cities like Dallas, Houston and Austin, and throughout Texas and the rest of America - is continuing to evolve as a new generation looks to make a .
(August 15, 2007)
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Texas Agricultural Workers May Be At A Higher Risk For Brain ..

Brain cancer risks increase with heavy exposure to pesticides, recent reports say. That’s troubling news for states with large agricultural industries, like Texas, which not only employs ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Texas Could Be At Greater Risk For Food Contamination

The United States’ food and vitamin supply may not be as safe as we think, according to recent reports. This year’s pet food scare spurred intensive investigations into national ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Drug Used To Treat Diabetes In Texas May Kill Patients

Another drug approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration may increase the risk of heart attacks and deaths. Avandia, a medication that has been used to treat diabetes for eight years now, and ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Texas Invests In Its Future- The Young See Hope For Retirement

No wonder so many of us run from discussions on financial matters, ignore our bills, and spend too much money, as if in rebellion. It's scary out there. Last year, the Employee Benefits Research ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Young People In Texas Struggle With Money Issues

In some respects, every generation has its own unique challenges. But young people reaching adulthood in Texas, especially in larger cities like Austin, Dallas and Houston, are waking up to the ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Texas Workers Find Getting Health Insurance A Problem

Many employees throughout Texas, but especially in the larger cities of Austin, Dallas and Houston, are finding it a challenge nearing on the impossible to find the affordable health insurance they ..
(July 17, 2007)
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In Texas And Elsewhere Music And Sports Are Closely Linked

While music and sport are not generally talked about in the same sentence, there are historic connections between two of modern culture's biggest realms of influence. Even as modern day basketball ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Texans Wanting To Quit Smoking Have Reason To Hope

When it comes to smoking, there's little doubt as to the health effects. Smoking is unhealthy. The real issue for people in Texas, and particularly in the urban areas of Dallas, Houston and Austin, ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Not All In Texas Understand The Nature Of Their Benefit Plans

So you have benefits. But what does that really mean? For people living in Texas, and especially in cities like Dallas, Houston and Austin, the question deserves some attention. It’s especially .
(July 17, 2007)
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Losing Weight For Texas Women An Ongoing Challenge

It’s not that women in Texas have any greater a challenge than those living elsewhere in the U. S. But when you consider its sheer size - with cities like Austin, Dallas and Houston the Lone ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Treatments Focusing on Sugars May Help Cure Cancer - New Hope ..

It turns out that the key to defeating cancer just may found in sugar. . . well, at least in the polysaccarides, or “sugar molecules, " surrounding tumors. That's good news for developed ..
(July 03, 2007)
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America's Healthcare System Ranks The Lowest Among ..

The U. S. doesn't get its money's worth when it comes to healthcare, according to recent statistics. The Commonwealth Fund released a report earlier this month on America's ranking in the world ..
(July 02, 2007)
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Health Is Up For Sale in Texas - Nutrient Content of Crops Has .

If you've ever been told by your elders that food “just doesn't taste like it used to, " you might want to listen. According to recent reports, of the thirteen major nutrients present in fruits .
(July 02, 2007)
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Exposing (and Evading) Grocery Store Fat Traps in Texas

My wife recently pigged out on beef jerky. What was supposed to be light, healthy snacking turned into an all-out eating binge. Her ravenous consumption of the stuff made me think it must be an ..
(July 02, 2007)
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Texans Find Qigong as a Response to the Obesity Epidemic

It wasn't long ago that workout programs were limited to variations on the basics: jogging, hiking, team sports, like basketball or soccer, and, if one was lucky enough to have a home or fitness club .
(May 22, 2007)
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Five Hundred Million Dollars Pledged To Fight Childhood ..

The New York Times reported, in an April 2007 article, that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation plans to spend more than $500 million over the next five years to reverse the increase in childhood ..
(June 05, 2007)
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The Canyon of Incumbrance - Young Texas And I Crawl Out of Debt

I'm not going to lie. Sure, I'll admit it. I've been pushed past the point of shame, and have fallen straight into the abyss prominently named, “The Lonely Canyon Of Incumbrance. " I'm one of ..
(June 19, 2007)
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Texas Considers Alternative Fuels In The Face of Oil Prices - ..

The dramatic rise in oil prices over the past few years has generated a lot of attention for alternative fuels and alternatively powered vehicles. Environmentalists hail it as the beginning of a ..
(June 19, 2007)
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Texas Goes To The Dogs - Basic Pet Care For A Summer of Fun

It’s here. It’s finally here. After a rough winter in Texas, the shorts are coming out, and white legs are flashing underneath. Yes, Texans from Austin, to Dallas, to Houston, to the tiny .
(June 11, 2007)
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Seven Newly - Identified Diabetes Genes

Recent research findings may offer some new hope to 20.8 million individuals in Dallas, Houston, e elsewhere in Texas and throughout the rest of the United States who have diabetes. While an ..
(May 22, 2007)
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One Out Of Five At Risk In Texas For Developing Diabetes

Diabetes is becoming the greatest public health crisis of the next quarter century. In a new report from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), one in five individuals in Dallas, Houston, ..
(June 05, 2007)
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Flying On A Wave – The Basics Of Kite Surfing In Texas

It looks easy on TV. A kite, instead of a boat, pulling you across vast expanses of water. Kite surfing, also known as fly surfing or kiteboarding, uses the power of a kite to pull the rider through ..
(June 05, 2007)
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Study Finds Parents In Texas Pass Whooping Cough To Babies

The New York Times reported, in an April 2007 article, that the rates of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been steadily increasing since the 1980s, and a new study by the Centers for Disease ..
(June 05, 2007)
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