Articles from: June 2017

San Antonio’s 4th of July Festival Features Family Fun All Day at Woodlawn Lake Park

San Antonio’s 4th of July Festival Features Family Fun All Day at Woodlawn Lake Park

Family, fun, and fireworks come together at the official San Antonio 4th of July Festival at Woodlawn Lake Park. Join the festivities on July 4 between 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. to celebrate the nation’s birth and freedom. Bring the whole family to enjoy a community parade, carnival, free family activities (provided by local organizations) and live music.

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Mock Meats: Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise

Mock Meats Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise

Last year, the United Nations International Year of Pulses recognized dry peas, lentils and chickpeas because they are affordable, nutritious and have a low eco-footprint. New, innovative, plant-based proteins will extend the options.

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Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

Research from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology, in Khartoum, Sudan, tested the efficacy of ginger, cinnamon and a combination of both in reducing root canal infections. The study tested infections associated with 50 teeth involved in root canals. They were divided into five groups.

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Prohibiting Plastic: Banning Bags Is Making a Difference

Prohibiting Plastic Banning Bags Is Making a Difference

Governments worldwide are taking control of a pollution problem with bans on different forms of plastic, including shopping bags. The Indian state of Karnataka has completely banned the use of plastic. No wholesale dealer, retailer or trader can now use or sell plastic carrier bags, plates, cups, spoons, cling film or even microbeads.

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Celebrate and Honor LGBTQ Contributions During the Pride Festival on July 1 at Crockett Park

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The Pride “Bigger Than Texas” Festival is the official San Antonio Pride Community celebration. Everyone is invited to celebrate unity, embrace diversity and recognize the contributions of the LGBTQ community throughout the greater San Antonio area.

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Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain: Six Remedies for Relief

Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain

by Shawn Messonnier

Joint disease, specifically arthritis, is a common problem in dogs and cats, especially as they age. The causes are many and include obesity, inflammation, immune dysfunction and normal wear and tear in joints.

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Backyard Pizza Party: Grill Scrumptious Pizzas and Flatbreads

Backyard Pizza Party Grill Scrumptious Pizzas and Flatbreads

by Claire O’Neil

Summer is high season for grilling when just about anything sizzled over high heat tastes great. Grill masters Karen Adler and Judith Fertig recently put this theory to the test when they fired up their grills—gas and charcoal—to cook bruschetta, panini, flatbreads and pizzas.

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Molly Hagan on Eco-Living: START SMALL AND STAY COMMITTED

Molly Hagan on Eco-Living

by April Thompson

Born and raised in the Midwest, actress Molly Hagan moved west in the 1980s to pursue her dream of an acting career. Her childhood home was located alongside farmland that ended up being sold and quarried for limestone. “They kept buying more acreage and infringing on our life and landscape.

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Safe and Smart Clarity for Expiration Dates on Food

Safe and Smart Clarity for Expiration Dates on Food

Many Americans have been confused by the “Sell By” labels on groceries for 40 years. Now, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the two largest industry trade groups, are adopting voluntary standardized regulations to clarify.

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Calling Women Runners for the 2017 Midsummer Night’s Dream Women’s 5K Race on June 23

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The Midsummer Night’s Dream Women’s 5K run is a unique nighttime event that will include special “M-letter” indulgences: mimosas, margaritas, martinis and massages! Runners, joggers and walkers will make their way around the Brackenridge Golf Course while also raising money for www.marrowme.org, a website that helps connect marrow donors with those in need.

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