Health

Zack Walther’s Daughter Diagnosed with Leukemia
Texas singer-songwriter Zack Walther and his family have been hit with something that no family should ever have to so much as think about. His daughter, Lennon, has been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), and will begin chemotherapy today.
AIM For The Cure Melanoma Run/Walk
Join us as we raise money to find a cure for Melanoma, in loving memory of Peggy Sue Berg, Saturday at 8am at the Riverside Park Special Events Area.. Pre-register online @ http://victoria2015.aimatmelanoma.org/
Crossroads Walk For Autism Saturday
The "Crossroads Walk for Autism" will be in Riverside Park, 476 McCright Drive, Saturday. Check in, 8-9 a.m.; opening ceremony, 9 a.m.; walk starts after ceremony. $25 registration per team.  Proceeds benefit local families with scholarships sponsoring activities such as horse…
18th Annual Harley Blood Drive Saturday
18th annual Harley-Davidson Blood Drive is 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Victoria Harley-Davidson, 608 N. Moody Street in Victoria. It's a family-friendly event with food, drinks and music. Rain or shine, the fundraiser will take place with $1 raffle for merchandise basket...
“Light Up The Heavens” Tuesday Evening
This is event is to draw attention to traumatic brain injury awareness with a balloon release for people who've had a brain injury, family members and their caregivers. The free event, in Deleon Plaza in downtown Victoria is organized by a mother of a Victoria woman who died from a traumatic br…
A Battle No One Chooses
Kaitlyn Jankovsky was diagnosed on August 3,2014 at the age of 13 with Leukemia. Come out this Monday, March 2nd and help Kaitlyn get through this battle. Wilkinson Pre-Owned in Victoria will hold the blood drive March 2nd and Wilkinson Chevrolet  in Refugio will hold a blood drive March 6th...
Busted: 8 Common Heart-Disease Myths
Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are…
5 Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health
Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, the…

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