Category: "Wellness" Articles

Snake Safety
November 1, 2016
It's a warm sunny day and you are halfway through a 12-mile run in the greenbelt, feeling stronger than you ever have before. Bushes and branches cower before you as you leap across puddles and...
Healthy Helpings
November 1, 2016
Still Need Sunscreen According to a survey by the Melanoma Foundation of New England, only 35 percent of respondents from the South apply sunscreen in the summer, compared with 39 percent nationally. Although Southern...
Medical FAQ
November 1, 2016
Varicose and Spider Veins Think you’re the only one who struggles with cosmetic leg issues? Don't be so vein. Dr. Connie Hsu, an expert interventional radiologist at ARA Diagnostic Imaging, answers common questions about vein...
Keep in Mind
October 1, 2016
Quantity over quality isn’t a phrase you hear often, but in the meditation realm, it’s just one of the many mantras.  Meditation is an accessible practice for nearly everyone; when all you need is...
A Proper pH
October 1, 2016
Our bodies are genetically wired to live, to sustain life and to work toward balance. We are the ones who make the decision to work with or against our own bodies through our lifestyle...
Coloring Outside the Lines
October 1, 2016
  Gretchen Goswitz & Devyn Bernal Carrie Moss inserts film into her camera and stabilizes it on a tripod, ready for another day of shooting Polaroid portraits. Yet working out of a yurt and...
Natural Rhythms
October 1, 2016
Do you ever have those days where it feels like you’re productive and in the flow, and other days where it’s all you can do to make it through the day without falling asleep?...
Interview with a Psychic Medium
October 1, 2016
Alyssa Malehorn is a spiritual teacher, soul guide, psychic medium (claircognizance, clairaudience, clairvoyance) and divine transmitter of healing energies for the purpose of illuminating and demystifying the path to enlightenment. Her mission is to...
Get a Grip
October 1, 2016
When I scrambled up my first rock face on the Barton Creek Greenbelt, I was instantly hooked (literally and figuratively). Coming from a meager athletic background, I always felt awkward trying out new sports....
Hurts So Good
October 1, 2016
From kinesio-taping to more recently cupping, Olympians test the waters of new therapy designed to give them that competitive edge. So, when our most decorated swimmer, Michael Phelps, sports the hickey-mark calling card of...
Healthy Helpings
October 1, 2016
In one National Institutes of Health-funded study, individuals who prayed daily were shown to be 40 percent less likely to have high blood pressure than those who did so infrequently. The research also examined...
Medical FAQ
October 1, 2016
While we’re out having fun, our liver is working overtime to make sure our body recovers once we’re done acting a fool. As sweet as that is of our largest organ, what are you...
Tumors & Texas Medical Board Rumors
September 1, 2016
Being told you don’t exist and being ignored by lawmakers can make one feel invisible, but on a cool Austin morning in early May, cancer survivor Jessica Ressel was determined to be seen. Flanked...
Healthy Helpings
September 1, 2016
Recenlty, a breakthrough in dementia research suggests doctors may soon be able to test for Alzheimer’s using sniff tests, by identifying odors like smoke, coffee, and raspberry. In two studies, participants ages 60 and...
Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture
September 1, 2016
The technique of dry needling (DN) dates back to the 1940s but has only gained mainstream acceptance in the physiotherapy and pain medicine world in the last couple of decades. DN is the use...
Medical FAQ
September 1, 2016
We think you’re great just the way you are. But if you’re curious about going under the knife for a cosmetic surgery, we want you to feel comfortable with that, too! That’s why we...
Foods That Feed the Gut
September 1, 2016
It’s a mistake to believe that our gut acts merely as a path for food to travel through the body. Today, we know that the digestive tract and its vast network of trillions of...
Freeze! But Only If You Want To
August 1, 2016
What is infertility (in women)? The inability to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). Women who can get pregnant but are unable to...
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