Health & Fitness

Bee Venom Therapy is a Real Thing, and Could Treat MS
One person's nightmare can be another person's life saver. I've spent most of my life scared out of my wits of bee stings, but little did I know that bee stings - and the venom they release - are used as a form of therapy for a number of ailments, including multiple sclerosis and othe…
Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Abilene
Alzheimer's is something I take personally, both my grandmother and my granddad had the disease. My great aunts suffered with it and it's not pretty. It takes away the 'person' you loved, strips their memory away and leaves but a shell of the person that once was so full of life. Through research th…
Autism Awareness Card Gives an Eye-Opening Experience
I was shopping with my son at the Mall of Abilene a while back. Near the main entrance, we saw a small, maybe 5 year old boy, having what appeared to be an epic meltdown. With a mom holding the boy by the hand, the child screaming and trying his best to wiggle away to freedom. We’ve …
DIY: How to Make an Inexpensive Ice Pack
My mom and I have both recently had surgeries that have required the use of ice packs. What I found is that sometimes you only need a small pack, especially if you need it for your face, hand, neck etc. You want it to be malleable too. It's hard to find small ones in the stores, but you can mak…

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