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Ask Our Dentists: Grinding Your Teeth

Q: My husband says that I grind my teeth together while I am sleeping at night, but I am not aware of this. Does this pose any risk to my teeth? ANSWERED by DR. GRAYSON SELLERS: The grinding & clenching of teeth, also termed Bruxism does pose an oral health risk to your teeth. Bruxism […]

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Los Fresnos ISD Raising Awareness for ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons […]

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Raise Kids’ Grades with Study Tips  for the Digital Age

(StatePoint) It happened again this year: The kids are back in the classroom before you’ve had the chance to blink. Thankfully, new developments in education are making it easier than ever for students to hit the ground running. These days, technology has the power to dramatically improve how kids digest, retain and apply information – […]

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Laser Focus on Eye Health With Texas Students in School

Learning is About 80 Percent Visual by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – With the start of the new school year, parents across the state are being reminded that the eye health of their children is critical to their educational success. Austin optometrist Laurie Sorrenson says this is a great time of year to get students […]

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Compost for your Garden

In our last article we talked about the importance of adding compost to the soil in your garden. Now we’ll discuss what is needed to make compost. There are four ingredients: water, air, and two different kinds of compostable materials called greens and browns. Let’s look at each one of these in detail. Greens are […]

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WINGS SWEEP CATS TO CLAIM ULB TITLE

HARLINGEN- The Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings completed a three-game sweep to down the Ft. Worth Cats 6-4 in game three of the United League Championship series Tuesday night at Harlingen field. After trailing early 3-0 after three innings, the Wings were able to post a five run third inning. Tyler Krobetzky and Jason Merjano highlighted […]

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For Older Adults, Regular Exercise  May Stem Aging Effects

(StatePoint) One out of every three adults over 65 years old falls each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And for older adults with dementia, the risk of falling is three times higher than those with no cognitive impairment, according to the AARP Bulletin. However, research supports the notion that many […]

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LOS FRESNOS FALCONS READY FOR A NEW FOOTBALL SEASON

Ticket sales for Los Fresnos Falcons’ varsity football games have been announced. Ticket prices are $7.00 for reserved and general admission, while student tickets are $3.00. Tickets for the four home games Aug. 29, Sept. 26, Oct. 17 and Oct. 31 will be sold at the Leo Aguilar Stadium office from 10 a.m. to 2:30 […]

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Chamber Seeks to Innovate Businesses Through QuickBooks™

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce general meeting was held on Tuesday, August 26 at the Los Fresnos Inn & Suites meeting room. While the focus of the meeting was the addition of the QuickBooks™, Executive Director, Val Champion started things off with an introduced the new members. The new members included State Farm […]

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Five Schools Receive TEA Recognition for Academic Performance

Five Los Fresnos CISD schools identified as Reward Schools were recognized by the TEA for High Progress at the Region I Education Service Center Thursday. Principals at the schools – Los Fresnos High School, Los Cuates Middle School, Los Fresnos Elementary, Olmito Elementary and Dora Romero Elementary – received the recognitions on behalf of their […]

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