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Block the sun: Routine protection saves your skin from long-term damage from exposure

Block the sun: Routine protection saves your skin from long-term damage from exposure

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By CATHERINE HOSMAN

Say ouch: Vaccinations aren’t just for children

Say ouch: Vaccinations aren’t just for children

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While college kids are busy decorating dorms, reviewing class schedules and meeting new roommates, they shouldn’t forget to make sure all their immunizations are up-to-date as they enter those hallowed halls of higher learning. Even though most vaccinations are given in early childhood or early adolescence, college students and young adults need specific immunizations, too. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, all incoming first-time or transfer students (21 years or younger) are required by law to receive a meningococcal vaccination (or booster, if it has been longer than five years) at least 10 days prior to the first day of class (or 10 days prior to moving into campus housing).   

HEALING HANDS: UMHB’s dean of the College of Nursing  touches lives, produces skilled, ethical nurses

HEALING HANDS: UMHB’s dean of the College of Nursing touches lives, produces skilled, ethical nurses

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As students come and go through the lobby of the Isabelle Rutherford Meyer nursing building on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, talking, laughing and exchanging notes, a smiling woman enters the room from her office on the first floor. Her lab coat swings back and forth as she weaves in and out of the chattering nursing students. They recognize her as Dr. Sharon Souter, dean of the college of nursing, but also as the heartbeat of a program that is growing by leaps and bounds.

Naturally good skincare

Naturally good skincare

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Killeen resident Samara Elledge is drawn to natural elements in her life. It is a philosophy that she applies to eating, exercise, motherhood and skin care. Last year Elledge drew on that philosophy. She started making her own beauty products because she said it is more economical. Plus, it assures you know what is in your products.

Improve health through proper nutrition

Improve health through proper nutrition

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Janelle Dietze has always been interested in nutrition, but having a morbidly obese roommate in college made her passionate about empowering people to improve their health through healthier eating.

Phase Organic Café dishes up healthy, whole food meals

Phase Organic Café dishes up healthy, whole food meals

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Alice Faye Hill didn’t plan to open an organic café. But when she started researching healthy eating options for her health, she gained a wealth of knowledge and began cooking homemade whole foods meals for friends and family. “I was starting to look at chronic illnesses like arthritis, diabetes, and found out about things that made me healthy,” Hill said.

Great American Smokeout  Inspires Women to Quit

Great American Smokeout Inspires Women to Quit

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It started at age 17 when she sneaked one of her mother’s cigarettes. Three decades later, Karoline Spengler-Moore was still hooked, averaging a pack and a half per day.

Battling the Blemish

Battling the Blemish

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With modern photo-editing software, everyone can have flawless skin on paper.

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Naturally cool Hancock Springs provides respite  from summer heat in Central Texas

Naturally cool Hancock Springs provides respite from summer heat in Central Texas

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Story and photos by FRED AFFLERBACH • Aerial photo by JOHN ANCHETA