Health

5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu
Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.
What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, wha…
Take Care of Yourself this Holiday Season
The holiday season, what a joyful, serene and peaceful time of year isn’t it? Right! Between the parties, family gatherings, gift purchases and completing business transactions prior to the New Year, it can be more stressful than any other time of the year; well, maybe except tax tim…
Ray Price Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer
Country legend Ray Price has confirmed he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The 86-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer says he has been undergoing chemotherapy for six months and is encouraged by the results.
POC 5K Set for Saturday
The Second Annual POC 5K and Dolphin Run Kids K will be Saturday. The 5K is an optional run or walk and will take place at King Fisher Park. A new one-mile course will be available for walkers and children registered for the Dolphin Run.
Project Pink Kickoff on Friday
Join the Victoria Advocate for the Project Pink Kickoff event supporting the Guardians of the Ribbon South Texas Chapter starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 5 at the Victoria Advocate, 311 E. Constitution.
Ready, Set, Move! with HEB
If you've been looking for a 'motivating factor' to help get you moving towards a healthier lifestyle, here it is!
H-E-B is inviting Texans to get moving with Ready, Set, Move!, a sweepstakes contest for community members who log 150 minutes of exercise per week during the months of Se…
Teen with Terminal Cancer Finishes Bucket List
Alice Pyne isn’t your average teenager. The 16-year-old from Ulverston, England has been fighting cancer since she was12, and within the last year, her illness has been diagnosed as terminal. But that hasn’t stopped the spunky teen from making the most out of every mo…
STBTC Mobile Blood Drive Continues
It can't be stressed enough... donating blood is one of the most important things you can do for your community and for your fellow citizens. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center continues to make it easy and convenient for you to do so.

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