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Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School

Help your child have a successful school year
From sleep schedules, nutrition, immunizations, heart health, heat illnesses and more, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston provides parents with tips to ensure their children have a safe, healthy …

More Than Just Dogs and Parks More Than Just Dogs and Parks

Spencer, the black lab, has a new home, and The Woodlands Dog Park Club has new funding to help other dogs like Spencer.
Gifts of $25,000 from The McCullough Foundation and $10,000 from U.S. Development Group …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

While exercise is wonderful for health, people who exercise do run the risk of injury.
Although exercise rarely triggers serious heart problems, they must be the first concern for everyone who works out. To protect yourself, …

Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school season. Amidst the jam-packed schedule of a child’s school day, it’s nice to know there is one area where parents make a difference—lunchtime.
The mission is to create a …

Go Bananas! Go Bananas!

Bananas aren’t just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner­time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow.
Adding bananas to …

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now
Body’s largest organ takes major impact
While most Americans are keenly aware of the potentially deadly health consequences of cigarette smoking on the heart and lungs, …

Layla Grace’s Legacy Layla Grace’s Legacy

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the …

Connecting with Horses Connecting with Horses

Youth relate to these animals in a special way
All The King’s Horses, a nonprofit equestrian outreach organization dedicated to serving vulnerable youth, held its summer camp for boys ages 8 to 17. The camp took …

Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening

Families Gather to See Unique World that Allows Kids  and Adults to Reconnect With Nature
Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adven­ture Center, the newest jewel of The Wood­lands, opened its doors for the first time on Saturday, June …

Around Town July 2010 Around Town July 2010

MCUW NOMINATES CRIDER FOR WOMAN OF DISTINCTION. Louise Crider was nominated to receive honors as MCUW’s choice for the Montgomery County Women’s Council of Organizations “Women of Distinction” luncheon. Crider has volunteered for the …

PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer

Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion
of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers
Responding to continued debate over PSA screening, the Prostate Cancer Foundation reiterated its position that PSA …

The Woodlands Hometown Gala Honorary Chairs Announced Hometown Heroes nominations due Aug. 13

Senator Tommy and Marsha Will­iams, community leaders and long-time supporters of Interfaith of The Woodlands, have been named honorary chairs of The Woodlands 2010 Celebration of Excellence Gala, benefiting Interfaith of The Woodlands, according to …

The Woodlands Used To Be…

The Woodlands used to be a town of about 16,000 residences in 1986. Shortly thereafter, the wooden sign posted on Grogan’s Mill Road that reflected the population numbers had been changed to 18,000, and by …

An Interview with an Artisan An Interview with an Artisan

Local jewelry artist Cara Ellison Halbirt discusses the links in her chain
Q: Cara, you have a jewelry making business. Is this something you have always done?
A: I can’t pretend that making jewelry was a …

From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope

“When I am focused on helping someone else, I am living in the moment, and all of the fear, guilt, sadness and anxiety of yesterday and tomorrow vanishes. In the process of helping someone else, …

Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis

Who doesn’t love spring? Flowers bloom, trees bud and bright songbirds return to the area. The renewed resurgence of radiant life may make you want to get in on the action.
But if gardening isn’t your …

Paw-terest 2016 Paw-terest 2016

“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos
Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.