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The Pool Walker’s Creed

By Piper Bayard Long ago, my writing partner Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare minimum [...]

Local organizations and Texans Standing Tall host Community Regional Forum to Reduce underage drinking

Texans Standing Tall (TST), along with the Circles of San Antonio Community Coalition and the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (SACADA), will host a Community Regional Forum to build awareness and generate action to reduce alcohol [...]

Giving Kids a Healthy Message About Their Bodies

by Jenny Hansen Since last summer, I’ve been gathering articles on this topic and, with bikini season upon us, I think it’s time to share them. So many people make resolutions about how they look. Hell, I used to make these resolutions. [...]

Autism Awareness Month — Will You Celebrate It?

by Jenny Hansen For 25 years, autism has been part of my life. Not just because my little brother is autistic, and not just because I used to teach autistic children back in a previous career. Autism has been part of my life because the lessons [...]

5 Everyday Things You Can Do To Prevent Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Awhile back I wrote a post about the 5 important things you need to know about blood clots. The biggest thing? ANYONE can get one. Sedentary professions like office workers or writers are at a higher risk, but anyone can get [...]

Local San Antonio Event

Any Baby Can is a local non-profit organization, we serve families with children that have a chronic illness, developmental disability, delay or health risk. Every year we hold a Walk for Autism, April 12, 2014 will be the 10th Annual Walk for [...]

Why Do Pregnant Women Get SO Much Heartburn?

by Jenny Hansen It’s kinda depressing to think about how many odd symptoms pregnant women get, but one that seems universal is heartburn. I had heartburn so bad my first trimester I had to go on medication. I thank God I had a high-risk [...]

5 Common Vices That Aren’t So Bad

The other day, I read a post on vices that made me feel so much better about some of my “not-so-great” points. I mean usually, I console myself that my husband picks up my slack and helps me look like the “organized, responsible [...]

10 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Today I’m here to talk about a health concern nearly anyone is at risk for. I received a call from my cousin yesterday and she’s got DVT (that’s deep vein thrombosis) in her right leg. Gah! She’s not [...]

The 10 Most Common Phobias In America

Phobias are a tricky thing. Some of them are sudden (like my fear of heights) and some creep up on you over time (dental appointments…*shudders*). What is a phobia? A phobia is a completely irrational fear. Sufferers know they are behaving [...]