Upfront: Family Pain Gives Rise To A Greater Good

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The last thing any parent wants to hear is that there’s something wrong with their child. And yet, it happens, and the “wrong” is sometimes very serious. It’s heartbreaking and life changing. The three families profiled here have learned not only to live with it, but have been inspired by their family situations to reach out and help […]

Dancing On Air

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Visitors to SeaWorld San Antonio may remember Julia Langenberg as the girl who danced on and around a hoop suspended above a whale pool. Or maybe they saw her with parrots flying around her while she engaged in an aerial ballet, supported only by silk panels hanging from a top rig. “It was like being in a dream, quite surreal,” recalls […]

Eating Our Way To Healthy Brain Function

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Most recent statistics from the Alzheimer’s Association remain sobering: • Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. • One in three seniors die of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. • Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women. (2015 Alzheimer’s Association statistics) Yet while the disease remains a cause of death […]

Helping Your Teen Get Smart about Skin Care

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When I think back to my high school years, I’m pretty sure my main source of insecurity was my skin. I remember being at a choir concert and feeling absolutely certain that everyone in the audience was surely staring at the giant pimple on my nose. And I almost skipped prom altogether after an untimely […]

Beauty and the Brew

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Alamo City and Hill Country Breweries with Women Behind the Beer Wine is for women, and beer is for the boys — that’s a stereotype that simply doesn’t hold true anymore. Today, many men are serious oenophiles (connoisseurs of wine), and women, who hold their hops well, are becoming beer lovers, too. With so many […]