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It’s a Victoria Summer Showcase!
KIXS 108 and the Victoria Mall are gearing up for the first annual Victoria Summer Showcase!  This will be a celebration you will want your business to be a part of on July 19th showcasing local food, entertainment, recreation, health, retail, and more...
What Texas Cities are the Fattest?
In this world of fast food and instant gratification, it's easy to blow your diet and put on a few extra pounds. Take it from me, I never met a midnight snack I didn't like. How fat are Texans in general?
According to the financial website WalletHub, not that bad compared to the rest of the…
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…
Free flu shots at Victoria ER!!!
The KIXS 108 roadshow will be at Victoria ER, 6703 N. Navarro Monday, October 3rd from 9 to 11.  Stop in and visit us, take a tour of the facility, prizes, Chick-Fil-A (while they last), and of course free flu shots!!  Victoria ER wants you and your families to stay healthy this …
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…
Amazing Video: Dogs Can Smell Cancer
We've all heard stories of dogs rescuing lost skiers or hikers, or dogs that bark to alert their families of a fire or intruder in their house. But what some dogs can do--either through training, or their own natural instincts--could quietly save untold lives, and will amaze you!
March Is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
The beautiful redhead in this picture is my mother, Cecilia (yes, that's six-year-old Yours Truly on her lap!). This photo was taken at Christmas time in 1966. Ten years later, my Mom was dead, due to complications from colon cancer. This makes March being Colon Cancer Awareness Month very pers…
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…
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…

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