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Shots Fired: Jason Villaba and vaccines in Texas

September 17, 2015 | 201 Comments

“I was just thinking of ways to try to prevent outbreaks from happening in the rest of Texas, to be proactive for a change.” By Sam Jackson Photos by Steve Dement One of the most...

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AISD prepares students for a lifetime of wellness

September 17, 2015 | 212 Comments

By Jon Black Austin is a community that places great value on quality of life, including health and wellness. The Austin Independent School District (AISD) understands this and seeks to reflect community values in its...

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Children and Their Teeth

September 17, 2015 | 235 Comments

A back-to-school primer By Dr. Kenneth R. Mueller It’s time to send our children back to school, whether for the next round, or for the first time ever. This brings to mind another activity that...

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Dreams for Diamonds

September 17, 2015 | 510 Comments

Kenya Rynea is making wigs for cancer patients in Austin By Giselle Suazo Arriaga Angels walk among us here in Austin and one of them is Kenya Rynea, the founder of Dreams for Diamonds, an...

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The Hidden Health Cost of Teaching: Urology

September 17, 2015 | 186 Comments

Early warning signs and prevention tips to maintain a healthy bladder By Dr. Miranda Hardee When Alexander the Great remarked, “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well,”...

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