“Yes- but that doesn’t mean e-cigarettes are safe”. This quote is from the CDC and is a great short answer to a very controversial question. Are e-cigarettes less harmful than cigarettes? If you ask a young adult this question their answer will probably be along the lines of “Yes, of … Read More
Healthy Lubbock Bites
We all know it is important for each meal of our day to be nutritious and balanced. However, we all have jobs, kids and/or school that takes our time away from being able to cook every meal! Consequently, we give in and go to the nearest drive-thru restaurant or gas … Read More
How to Calm Pre-Race Anxiety
The Lubbock Mayor’s Marathon is just 5 days away! Some people may be pumped, others might be biting their nails, but many are probably doing both. Pre-race anxiety is very common for any racer. If the anxiety lingers until the day of the race it can be detrimental on performance. … Read More
Is There Food Insecurity in Texas?
According to feedingamerica.org, 1 in 6 people in Texas struggle with hunger and 1 in 4 children in Texas struggle with hunger. Texas is a developed state, and with a mass amount of food that is available at our fingertips, these numbers are shocking. Organizations like SNAP, WIC and foodbanks … Read More
National Public Health Week- How Can You Show Your Support?
According to Chronic Disease Data on CDC.gov, in 2016 33.7% of Texas adults suffer from obesity. This is larger than your national average. To add on to that shocking statistic, in 2015, 68.2% of Texans enrolled in Medicare, have 2 or more chronic conditions. Even with all the health awareness … Read More