Health

Victoria Water Goes Back to Chloramines Purification Process
If your city water seems any different beginning next week, it's probably because the City of Victoria is returning their water purification process back to Chloramines this Sunday.
Once each year, the city uses a free chlorine purification process for about a month to treat water at the treatment pl…
Got Old, Expired Drugs? Dispose of Them Safely and Anonymously
At my house, we have some old, unused expired prescription medication and some old, expired over the counter meds, too. How do you get rid of them safely, without having to worry about them getting into the wrong hands, like your kids or putting them in the water supply by flushing them...
Three of America’s Fattest Cities Are in Texas
They say everything's bigger in Texas, and according to the financial website WalletHub, that includes 3 of the fattest cities in America.
The report says that 70% of Americans are overweight, and when the metrics are compared to reveal the Top 20 Fattest Cities, McAllen, San Antonio and Houston…
Learn CPR for Free this Weekend
If you've ever wanted to learn the lifesaving technique of CPR, Victoria College wants you to know about a free program set for this Saturday to teach you just that.
A 'Hands Only' CPR training class will be held at the First United Methodist Church at 407 N...
Participate in Clinical Trials Right Here in Victoria
When some people hear the words "clinical trials" they often feel like they would be treated like a guinea pig. Well, that is not the case at a local clinic here in Victoria.
Crossroads Clinical Research specializes in clinical research and drug testing and they have current opening…
STBTC Taking Precautions Against Zika Virus
If for any reason you need blood for for a medical emergency, for a medical procedure, or for any other reason (vampire, anyone?) it's nice to know that South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is ahead of the power curve by being among only a handful of blood centers testing for the Zika viru…
Complete YOU Challenge
Our friends at Complete Nutrition introduce the Complete YOU Challenge.  This is a 90 day challenge in which you can focus on your weight loss or muscle building.  There will be a grand prize of $10,000.00 with winners being selected each quarter...
Healthcare Workshop
Citizen's Medical Center will be hosting a small business workshop Thursday, October 22nd, at 11:30 and 5:30 to discuss healthcare coverage options for employers to provide their employees.  A light lunch and refreshments are provided.  If you would like to attend call 582-1102 for mo…

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