Health

CHOO-Ahh! Reverse Sneezing in Dogs
Our Pug Princess, Pheobe (who you met in a blog post from earlier this week) experiences this sometimes. It would freak us out a little, until we found out what it was: some dogs do what is called, "reverse sneezing." She would make a series of snorting sounds, and it seemed like she could…
Making Wheelchairs Obsolete
We live in truly amazing times! Medical advances seem to happen almost every week, especially for those who have suffered an injury to their spinal cord. I have a "bonus" son (my preferred term for "stepson") who has a spinal cord injury. While he is not a complete paraplegic, he…
National Blood Donors Month is January
A need for blood is always present, no matter the time of year. We just finished the year-end "Townsquare Media Blood Drive" and it was very successful... but this is an ongoing need.
Goodbye, North Star Drive Ball Field!
If you haven't driven up North Star Drive in Victoria recently (that's the street where the KIXS 108/Townsquare Media studios and offices are), then you may not have seen the flurry of earth-moving activity happening on the piece of land in the middle of the two sections of the street. This area of …
Earl Pitts 11/19/13: Fast Cross Country
Earl has some thoughts on a recent cross-country driving record. Would Earl and his buddies at the Duck Inn attempt such foolishness? Oh, they might consider it...for a few minutes. But Earl offers up some pretty good reasons why they probably wouldn't succeed. Hear them for yourself!
Earl Pitts 10/30/13: Healthcare Website
Capitol Hill testimony...fingers of blame pointing in all directions...and the government's health care website still doesn't function correctly! Today, Earl examines how the country that gave the world the light bulb, movies, and, yes...computers, can't come up with a fully-functioni…
Cirque du Cure Tonight
The 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Cancer Awareness Event: Cirque du Cure is this evening at the Spring Creek Place Event Center, 12116 Nursery Drive, from 6:30pm to 9 p.m.
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/27/13
Congratulations to Kristi Pittman of Ganado! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  In the workplace, the handle of THIS often has more harmful bacteria on it than ANY of the handles in the restroom! …
VC to Host Wellness Presentation
The first-ever Victoria College Counselor's Student and Faculty Wellness Presentation will be offered in two sessions this month. The presentation will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday on VC's main campus in the Health Sciences Center, Room 130, and again at noon Sept. 25 in the Johnson Symposium.

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