Note from DITI IMAGING: “WE’VE MOVED!” New Bigger, Brighter Home for SA Thermography Clinic

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DITI Imaging’s headquarters in San Antonio will be located in a bigger and brighter office space starting Oct. 1. The new location, which will continue to offer pain-free and radiation-free thermography breast and body screenings, is at 10918 Vance Jackson, Suite 101, about three miles from its longtime location on NW Military in Castle Hills.

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Garbage Galore: A Swirling Southern Patch of Plastic Trash

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch and North Atlantic Garbage Patch have already been well documented, and the trashy family is growing. The South Pacific Gyre is an accumulation zone of plastic pollution floating off the coast of Chile.

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: Participate in Paint the Parkway Pink 5K Event on Oct. 19

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Stone Oak community invites everyone to raise funds for breast cancer research by participating in the Paint the Parkway Pink 5K Run and Family Walk on Oct. 19.

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Energy Healing Practitioners Harness Your Body’s Power to Heal Itself

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by Becky Detrick

Surprisingly, many people today know little or nothing about energy healing. This natural approach to health helps people heal themselves. It’s incredibly easy to learn, and the benefits of a session are many.

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Suffocating Earth: Accelerating Amazon Deforestation

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After more than six years of steady decline, the deforestation rate in the Brazilian Amazon, which serves as vital lungs for the planet, more than doubled in just six months this year, according to the nonprofit research institute Imazon. Observers blame the increase in part on Brazil’s weakened Forest Code, established to protect the rainforest by limiting how much land can be cleared and developed.

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Signs Of Changes To Come

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Without actions to significantly curb greenhouse gas emissions, air temperatures could increase as much as 11.5 percent by 2100, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

While the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change pledged in 2009 to keep warming from increasing more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, more recent reports by the World Bank and other institutions warn that the goal may be unrealistic.

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Yoga Sanctuary Becomes inBalance: Grand “Re-Opening” on Oct. 12

Hope Cowgill

Regular frequenters of Yoga Sanctuary, just off IH-10 in Leon Springs, love Hope Cowgill’s cozy studio. Steady growth and a bevy of new class options has Cowgill transitioning into a new studio this month, and changing her business name to “inBalance.”

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Alon Town Centre Hosts Fall Festival Weekend Oct. 12, 13

Two Days of Family Friendly Activities Hosted by Woof Gang Bakery and Green Vegetarian

Alon Town Centre in north central San Antonio is celebrating the wonderful change of season by offering a Fall Festival Weekend Oct. 12 and 13. It’s two days of FUN – here are the details:

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Get Your Orange On for the Great Pumpkin Run on Oct. 12: Family Friendly Event Benefits St. PJ’s Children’s Home

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Put on your running shoes and Halloween costume and join St. PJ's Children's Home for the 2013 Great Pumpkin Run on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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EASING EARTH’S RISING FEVER: The Right Steps Now Can Avert the Worst of It

by Christine MacDonald

Renowned climate scientist Richard Somerville, Ph.D., uses simple language and sports analogies to help us understand climate change and the risks ahead.

A distinguished professor emeritus, researcher at California’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and author of The Forgiving Air, he likens greenhouse gases to a scandal that’s rocked major league baseball in recent years. “Greenhouse gases are the steroids of the climate system,” he says.

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