First-Ever “Purple Run” on Oct. 26: Helps Victims of Domestic Violence

5K Run/Walk Supports Battered Women and Children’s Shelter

One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. You can take a stand against domestic violence and provide support for local agencies helping victims of domestic violence by participating in San Antonio’s first-ever Purple Run on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Eilan Hotel, 17101 La Cantera Pkwy.

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Disease Prevention: Remove the Insults and Take Care of the Organism for Better Health


by Dr. M.A. “Tony” McRedmond, Jr., DDS

The term “disease” covers a lot of territory. When things aren’t going right with us biologically, we have disease. I don’t know how many diseases there are, but my Stedman’s Medical Dictionary includes a list that’s 11 pages long. Not good news. Question is, when we get into a state of disease, how do we get out?

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“Lighting the Way” 5K/10K on Oct. 26: Supports SA Lighthouse for the Blind

SA Lighthouse for the Blind

Roosevelt Park is the location for 8-year-old Weston Wright’s 5th Annual “Lighting the Way” 5K/10K Run Walk on Oct. 26. The 5K course will travel through Concepcion Park and the 10K will wind along the Mission Reach Trail.

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Native American Tribes Gather for Inter-Tribal Pow Wow on Oct. 19, 20


Tribal Culture, Wares, Dances and Heritage on Display at Two-Day Event

Traders Village and the DFW Inter-Tribal Association are hosting the Third Annual Championship Pow Wow on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20. This Pow Wow is a celebration of Native American culture and heritage that includes an authentic tribal dance competition.

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Good Oil, Bad Oil: What You Cook With Could Be Helping (or Hurting) Your Health


by Dr. Michael Boss, DC

Good edible fats are essential to great health and wellness. They provide us with energy, help us fight fatigue, sharpen our memory, balance our mood, decrease inflammation, prevent depression, ease arthritis and joint pain, improve skin health, decrease the risk of heart issues, lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and curb over-eating as they provide satiety. They also help with blood sugar metabolism issues, prevent neuro-degeneration and much more.

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Overcoming Fall Fitness Excuses


by Jennifer Trimmier

We all were born with an innate ability to come up with creative excuses for not doing things we should. Many of us put this ability to good use when our daily workout time arrives. Here are a few “great” excuses for putting off your fall workout, together with some tips to fight those excuses and get moving:

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More Plastics, More Obese Kids


A causal link between the worldwide epidemic of childhood obesity and phthalates commonly used in soft plastics, packaging and many personal care products is becoming more evident. A Korean study from Sanggye Paik Hospital at the Inje University College of Medicine, in Seoul, shows that the risk of childhood obesity increases with the level of DEHP (di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate) in the bloodstream.

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

Diti Imaging

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


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


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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