Reverse osmosis water filtration

Reverse osmosis water filtration

by Randy Lawrence In the recent past, we have discussed improvements in traditional water softeners, and the positives and negatives of a few alternative treatment methods. One important theme we have not touched on is drinking water. A reverse osmosis system is a point-of-use filter set which typically installs under […]

Play hard, protect your smile

Play hard, protect your smile

by Dr. Ron White The statistics are clear that sports and recreation can lead to dental injury; more than three million teeth will be knocked out in youth sporting activities this year.  However, the evidence is also clear that wearing a mouth guard can help to prevent dental injury; an athlete […]

Don’t mess with Texas

Don’t mess with Texas

by Reba Byrd & Carolyn Verdina Don’t mess with Texas. We Texans are so proud of our state, aren’t we? There is nothing quite like driving through the Hill Country or watching that sunset during the summer months, cold beverage in hand. We all work together to keep our state […]

Snakes in the grass

Snakes in the grass

by: Scott Coltharp The chance of being bit by a venomous snake in Texas is rare. Only 15 of the 113 species/subspecies of snakes in Texas are venomous. There are four species of venomous snakes in Texas: rattlesnakes, copperheads, water moccasins (cotton mouth) and coral snakes. The first three are in […]

Fleas: The tiny pest

Fleas: The tiny pest

by Frank Shuman, DVM This summer has been primed for an escalation in fleas due to the mild winter and significant rains Central Texas has received. These two factors have created an environment that is perfect to a record number of menacing pests. There are over 1900 flea species in […]

When can I apply for Medicare?

When can I apply for Medicare?

by: Tom Diehl You have a seven month “window” to apply for Medicare as you approach your sixty-fifth birthday. You can apply three months before your birth month, during your birth month and up to three months after your birth month. You will apply for Medicare Part B and pay […]