For those with heart conditions or other medical conditions that may weaken your heart, keeping your heart healthy and protected during a pandemic is important. Cholesterol and blood pressure issues, as well as arrhythmias or cardiomyopathy, are heart conditions that can make contracting COV…

The pandemic has brought with it many changes to our daily lives. One change is a reduction in traffic. This would seem like a positive change, but, surprisingly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reporting that our less traveled roads have given rise to more risk…

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions and eating healthier is at the top of everyone’s list. So often, eating healthy can be thought of as a restriction, but I propose that eating healthy is more about balance.

This holiday season, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC Program is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind all drivers about the dangers of drinking and driving. Before traveling to holiday festivities or seasonal vacations, m…

Not feeling particularly cheery this time of year? You’re not alone. Many find that the holidays bring as much stress as they do joy. To help make the most of your festivities, let me share some mindful tips. Mindfulness is simply noticing when we get caught up in thoughts about the past or …

Living with prediabetes or diabetes can sometimes result in wondering what to do with food at gatherings around this time of year. These tips can help you prepare for events that come your way!

What is the most important ingredient for the holidays you ask? Food safety is by far the most important ingredient while preparing food for the holidays. Most people who get sick from food that has not been cooked properly will get better on their own, although foodborne illness is not a ve…

Along with poinsettias, Christmas cactus is one of the most popular plants that bloom at Christmas. Actually, some bloom at Thanksgiving. There is also a variety of cactus that blooms during the spring. The Christmas cactus popularity comes from the fact that it has beautiful cascading red, …