Month: March 2015

Integrative Medicine: What it is, What it’s not.

What is integrative medicine? It is caring for the whole human being, including the body, mind and spirit, not just bones and organs and skin. Appropriate therapeutic approaches and disciplines are used by health care professionals for optimal health and healing. The ultimate goal is to combine state-of-the-art “conventional” medical treatments with other carefully selected therapies proven to be effective and safe. Conventional medicine is based on treatment of disease or other physical problems diagnosed and treated by a medical doctor, using drugs or surgery, lab work and other medical tests or machinery. Basically, it’s the type of medicine...

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June Bratcher: Daisy Charters and Shuttles Founder and CEO

Daisy Charters and Shuttles Founder and CEO What do you do? Whatever needs to be done, which includes supervising 57 employees and covering any desk in the office. I’ve been here 33 years. What is it that you like best about your job? The fascinating people I meet — war heroes, basketball stars, famous singers and movie stars and wounded warriors. Education/Major: R.N. at Huron Road Hospital, affiliated with Case Western Reserve. What career path led you to where you are today? I had opened a cooking school and took my students on different field trips to restaurants, herb...

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Jacqui Lugar: Owner, State Farm Insurance

What do you do? Auto, home, life, health and business insurance along with providing banking and financial services for my clients. Length of time at this job: Three years. What is it that you like best about your job? The ability to help my clients with their needs as their life changes. Education/Major: Licensed to sell insurance in the state of Texas, mortgage licensed, series 6 and series 63 license, currently working on my CLU designation through the American College.. What career path led you to where you are today? I was a single mom of three daughters for...

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SAN ANTONIO WOMAN Named MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

San Antonio’s Premiere Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Takes Top Awards At 2005 Women’s Regional Publications Of America Conference SAN ANTONIO WOMAN was recently awarded the highly coveted Magazine Of The Year and nine additional top awards at the recent 2005 Women’s Regional Publications Of America (WRPA) conference, held here in the Alamo city. The magazine also garnered Gold awards for Best Editorial, Best Overall Excellence In Design, Best Women’s Fashion Coverage, and Best Overall Community Outreach. “SAN ANTONIO WOMAN is not only a home town favorite but is honored to receive national recognition with these wonderful honors,” said publisher J. Michael Gaffney. The Women’s Regional Publications of America also honored SAN ANTONIO WOMAN top awards in the following categories: – Best Magazine Cover – Best Client Ad Produced In House – Best Mixed Media Campaign – Best Color Reproduction – Best Consumer Promotion The Women’s Regional Publications Of America (WRPA) was established in 1985 and is comprised of women-focused news and lifestyle publications from around the country that educate the general public about women-owned businesses, and showcases the visibility, authority, influence and status of contributions made by women.  Markets represented in WRPA include Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and...

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Sylvia N. Martinez: Family and Cosmetic D.D.S.

Sylvia N. Martinez, D.D.S. What do you do professionally? I am a family and cosmetic dentist and have been in practice for 31 years. For the first 16 years I worked side by side with my father, Ralph Navarro, who was also a dentist in San Antonio. What is it that you like best about your job? Dentistry is constantly changing and developing new techniques and technology.  It is important to keep up with advancements in my profession, and it is a continual learning process, which I enjoy. I receive the greatest satisfaction in helping people achieve the good...

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