BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

April 2, 2014

Women’s Heart Health

Picture the moment: a man grasps his chest, struggling for breath and unable to stand while people begin to frantically call for a doctor before it is too late. It is assumed heart attacks are impossible not to miss, but in reality, heart attacks in women often go unnoticed posing a fatal risk.
April 2, 2014

Telehealth Counseling Clinic Reaching Rural Communities

The Telehealth Counseling Clinic is a non-profit organization providing mental health services to underserved residents in the Brazos Valley area. Supervised by a doctoral-level staff, Texas A&M doctoral students in the APA-accredited counseling psychology program provide videoconference counseling services to individuals in need.
April 2, 2014

Happy Couples: Agreeing to Disagree

What does it take to have a successful long-term relationship? Differences among individuals make it difficult to give one solution for every disagreement. However, there are some useful things to keep in mind when facing a conflict with that special someone.
April 2, 2014

Weighty Matters: Helping Kids Grow Into Healthy Adults

The first week in April is National Public Health Week. With events scheduled April 4-12, there are plenty of fun and healthy activities to kick-start an active summer. For children especially, a healthy start in life begins with a healthy weight.
April 2, 2014

Support the 12th Can

After researching the issue of food insecurity on the Texas A&M University campus, the 12th Can, Texas A&M’s first food pantry, is now serving university students, staff, and faculty.
April 2, 2014

The Med Joins the March

Twenty-seven weeks into a pregnancy, most babies weigh between two and three pounds and are only about a foot long. While the child has started to wake and sleep at regular intervals and open and close its eyes, the brain and lungs are still in the process of fully developing and the small body still has a significant amount of growing left to do.
April 2, 2014

Spring Treat: Navasota Home & Garden Tour

For a springtime tour of five charming historical homes, make plans to attend the Navasota Home and Garden Tour on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each home, built during the late 1800s or early 1900s, offers a current view of lifestyles past.
April 2, 2014

Messina Hof 30th Annual Wine and Roses Festival: Eat, Drink & Stomp

Celebrate the budding of the vines and the blooming of the roses at Messina Hof’s 30th Annual Wine and Roses Festival. The festival offers guests the opportunity to sample wine, listen to live music, peruse artisan vendors and watch a grape stomping contest.
April 2, 2014

Intersections: A Home for the Brazos Spinners and Weavers Guild

Nestled away in a small shopping strip on Texas Avenue, Intersections: Textile Learning Center houses a unique group of artists who share the love for all things fiber. Whether weaving, spinning, felting, knitting, or any combination of fiber-related crafts, the doors to Intersections are open to anyone interested in the craft.
April 2, 2014

Coach Blair Charities: Make Your Time & Effort Count

Sitting in a large office, with comfortable chairs and dark wood paneling, it’s impossible to escape the feeling that behind the desk sits a very important person. But what truly makes the first impression memorable is not the decor, but the warm and welcoming smile its owner wears. 

April 2, 2014

New Hospital: A bright spot for mental health

By Jamie O’Toole

Rock Prairie Behavioral Health will provide the opportunity for people to be treated closer to home when it opens in College Station on April 8.

April 1, 2014

2014 Health Heroes Luncheon

Take an opportunity to honor those who have helped to provide the Brazos Valley with better health care. The 2014 Health Heroes Luncheon benefits Health For All, a nonprofit health care clinic serving Brazos Valley community members that are uninsured and ineligible for government assistance.
April 1, 2014

Rock the CASA 5K

Have a day of fun you can feel great about. Join the Texas A&M University chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta for the annual Rock the Casa 5k and Silent Auction on April 12. 
April 1, 2014

Color Run Fundraiser for Hope Pregnancy’s “Hannah’s Closet”

The color run fundraiser benefitting Hope Pregnancy ‘s program, “Hannah’s Closet” will take place April 5 at A&M Church of Christ.
April 1, 2014

Zumbathon Benefit for Internation Student Services

Saturday, April 5, the International Student Services office from Texas A&M University will be hosting a Zumbathon, a fun fitness activity inspired by Latin dance, to raise funds for the International Student Emergency Scholarship.