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More than 45,000 March in Austin in Support of Women and Family Rights

By on January 21, 2017 in Central Texas, Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
More than 45,000 March in Austin in Support of Women and Family Rights

More than 45,000 men, women and children of all ages crowded into downtown Austin on a bright Saturday afternoon for the Women’s March on Austin.

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A Mother’s Illness Brings Family Closer

By on June 30, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
A Mother’s Illness Brings Family Closer

In April, 65 year-old Anna Guajardo was preparing for a family cruise with her brothers and sisters. Instead of sailing off on holiday, Ramirez sailed into stormy seas in a struggling for her life.

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Minimal Invasive Laser Surgery Gives Hope to Epilepsy Patients

By on June 18, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 1 Comment
Minimal Invasive Laser Surgery Gives Hope to Epilepsy Patients

A new minimally invasive laser epilepsy surgery is being performed for the first time in Central Texas, giving new hope to epilepsy patients who are non-respondent to traditional medication.

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MediSend’s Mission Includes Proper Training and Tools

By on May 1, 2016 in Education, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
MediSend’s Mission Includes Proper Training and Tools

In developing countries around the world, an X-ray machine can ensure a Nigerian youth will receive proper treatment to heal a broken leg, rather than be crippled for life. Without trained personnel to operate and repair this life-saving equipment, it often lies useless as those in need suffer.

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Shrimping Part of Sabrina Galloway’s Life After Father’s Death

By on March 27, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Shrimping Part of Sabrina Galloway’s Life After Father’s Death

Trapped in the engine room of her father’s capsized shrimp boat for more than four hours while struggling to stay alive with her father’s lifeless body somewhere beneath the murky waters of Galveston Bay, 19-year-old Sabrina Galloway has good reason to hate her father’s boat, hate shrimping, hate Galveston Bay and hate a passion that has been a part of her life since a little girl.

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Organ Transplant Patients Find Comfort at Nora’s Home

By on February 8, 2016 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Organ Transplant Patients Find Comfort at Nora’s Home

Nora’s Home is the first ever long-term facility offering extended stay and support programs for organ transplant patients. It is an affordable housing alternative for transplant patients, as well as their families.

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Lallo and Wilkes Appointed to The Arc of Texas Board

By on November 13, 2015 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Lallo and Wilkes Appointed to The Arc of Texas Board

The Arc of Texas, a recognized leader in promoting, protecting and advocating for the human rights and the self-determination of Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has named two directors, as well as three returning board members.

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Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

By on November 4, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

The relationship between tanning beds and skin cancer has concerned lawmakers on a state and national level for years, but there has been no consensus on how to address it.

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Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

By on October 10, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas, uncategorized with 0 Comments
Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

As fall begins, flu season follows close behind. Physicians are urging Texans to get vaccinated against this potentially serious, even fatal illness.

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Easter Seals Central Texas Brings “Day of the Dead” To Life With Austin Celebration

By on September 6, 2015 in Central Texas, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Easter Seals Central Texas Brings “Day of the Dead” To Life With Austin Celebration

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Day, is a Mexican holiday recognized around the world, but leave it to Austin to bring the Day of the Dead to life for a good cause with music, cultural performances, art, kid’s activities and lots and lots of great food and drink.

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