health

Three of America’s Fattest Cities Are in Texas
They say everything's bigger in Texas, and according to the financial website WalletHub, that includes 3 of the fattest cities in America.
The report says that 70% of Americans are overweight, and when the metrics are compared to reveal the Top 20 Fattest Cities, McAllen, San Antonio and Houston…
Free flu shots at Victoria ER!!!
The KIXS 108 roadshow will be at Victoria ER, 6703 N. Navarro Monday, October 3rd from 9 to 11.  Stop in and visit us, take a tour of the facility, prizes, Chick-Fil-A (while they last), and of course free flu shots!!  Victoria ER wants you and your families to stay healthy this …
Want to Weigh Less? Eat More Often — Health Check
A new study finds those who’ve lost weight and kept it off tend to eat more often than heavier people — yet still took in fewer daily calories.
Lead researcher Jessica Bachman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, PA, was part of a group…
Video Games Might Be Warping Our Minds — Health Check
Is your kid hooked on video games? New research says simple brain-wiring may be to blame.
Brain scans conducted on 154 teenagers who played video games at least nine hours per week found the structure and activity in the part of the brain associated with reward processing was larger than in those who…
Tanning: My Real Concerns
When it comes to tanning beds, I have only one real concern. The first tan of the season. Yeah, I’m not real concerned with the health issues because, let’s be honest, what CAN’T be bad for you these days?
I’m all about natural sun. But I’m not about showing my ashy white “coming out of hibernation” …
Pharmacies – Can’t live with ‘em, Can’t live without ‘em
We are a family who does not get sick. Seriously, my kids didn’t go to the doctor once in 2010. So, because it is rare we have to go to the doctor, it is rare we deal with a pharmacy.
Well, last week my son was sick and was prescribed antibiotics. When I went to the pharmacy (I won’t name it), I got …