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Pasta can be a staple at many meals. Did you know there are over 600 types of pasta? Pasta is an excellent source of carbohydrates and can be combined with a protein choice or vegetables to make … more
The Wood County Extension Office will be offering a “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Class series during February. Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or perhaps need a refresher … more
Who loves to walk in the door after a long day at work and be greeted by the aroma of a warm soup in the slow cooker? Slow cookers offer many benefits in the kitchen. Keep these tips in mind when … more
Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. It’s a good deal. Medicare subsidizes the outpatient drug benefit, generally paying about 75 percent of the program’s … more
The Wood County Extension Office will be offering a “Do well, be well with diabetes” class series this month. Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or perhaps need a refresher with new … more
The loss of a pet can bring as much grief as the loss of some human friends and family members.  This makes sense when you consider the role our animal companions play in our everyday lives. You … more
February is Heart Health Month and according to the American Heart Association there are seven steps to follow to help control your risk for heart disease. Get Active - Daily physical activity … more
The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. About 70 percent of our parents will require … more
The Annual “Home Sweet Home for the Holidays” Program will be held Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. (same program will be repeated) in the Fellowship Hall at First Christian … more
Once again Texans celebrated Arbor Day, on Friday, Nov. 3. Last year this column addressed some of my favorite trees for East Texas; this year I’d like to write about trees that no East Texan … more
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