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2012-09-23 The Sunflower (a Van Gogh Painting)

paint palooza

Today's 3:30P session ended with a young artist (6 yrs old) who painting the Van Gogh Sunflower on a 16" x 20" canvas with no reservation and in just over 2 hours. She was absolutetly adorable.

Watch out San Antonio Artists, you've got a rising star coming!!! 

Take a peek at her painting:

https://www.facebook.com/#!/PaintPalooza 

What predicts the severity of a bad allergy season?

Dr. Patricia Gomez-Dinger

The severity of allergy seasons can vary largely depending on four weather-related factors.
 Here are some of the conditions that can affect pollen counts.
1. Erratic weather.  A warmer than usual winter season, makes trees pollinate earlier. If spring weather fluctuates greatly between warm and cold spells, it can result in more intense periods of pollen release during the warm spells.

So you think you know Vodka??

Ian Rettie

First question – where is vodka made? The most common answer - ‘Russia’.

Cranberries are e-coli warriors!

Impact Urgent Care

It’s all over the news these days,  cranberries have been proven to reduce urinary tract infections (UTIs).  We moms, and nurses having been telling people for years to drink cranberry juice at the first twinges of a UTI.  I guess as women, who tend to suffer more from UTI’s then men, we really didn’t need to wait for scientific research to confirm what we already knew.  Cranberry juice simply made our bladders and urethras feel so much better.

Can your car be hacked?

Dean Bentle

From spark plugs to air bags, more and more of your car's functions are being controlled by computers. But does that mean your vehicle is vulnerable to a cyberattack?

You might be behind the wheel, but increasingly, computers control your car’s every function.

To Mom With Love~~~Special Days For Mom

Mother's Day Special

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New Genetic Test for Macular Degeneration available at Vision Source

Dr. Monica Allison, OD, FOAA

Stone Oak Vision Source is announcing new technology that they are implementing to allow better care for your eyes.  There is a new genetic test, Macula Risk, now available for predicting the likelihood of a patient with macular changes developing macular degeneration.

National Stress Month

Impact Urgent Care

This year marks the 20th anniver­sary of the National Stress Aware­ness Month, a thirty-day period (April 1–30) ded­i­cated to increas­ing the public’s aware­ness about both the causes and the cures for our mod­ern stress epidemic.
Even though we have learned a lot about stress, there’s still a lot of mis­con­cep­tion and mis­in­for­ma­tion about the dan­gers of stress and suc­cess­ful cop­ing strategies.

Watch out for Type Two Diabetes

Impact Urgent Care

This week we cel­e­brated Amer­i­can Dia­betes Asso­ci­a­tion Alert Day, a one-day call to action – held the fourth Tues­day of every March – ask­ing peo­ple to take the Dia­betes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for devel­op­ing type 2 diabetes.
 

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