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Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition to College - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) The transition to college is an exciting time, full of anticipation for the next chapter of life. But with new opportunities come uncertainties, from financing an education to picking the right courses. “Paying for college and having kids ...
Pop the Champagne Diamond for Your Seasonal Fashion Transition - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - Are you still trying to find the perfect accessory to your summer-to-fall-transition fashion staples? The answer may be as simple as adding the color of one gemstone: champagne diamonds from Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Australia. "What we are ...
Have a Blast With the Family This Summer, but Stay Safe - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - Summertime. It's the time of year to put your feet up, relax and have a little fun. So, why not make it a little safer for the whole family? The following tips can help keep everyone healthy and injury-free -- and, with any luck, away from the ...
7 eye-opening facts for parents of teen drivers [Infographic] - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - New to the road, teen drivers are still honing their skills behind the wheel. But did you know that teen drivers are 1.8 times more likely to get in an accident than the average driver? In fact, one out of five teen drivers will have an accident ...
Regular Exercise Can Help Kids Do Better in School - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evidence supports the notion that a bit of exercise for the body is beneficial to the brain as well.
Choosing the Right Home Health Care Agency - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - When illness or injury strikes, home health care is oftentimes not only preferred, but statistically shown to rapidly improve healing and give peace of mind. So, how do you sift through the many choices? To begin the process, make a list of ...
Kids, digital devices and eye strain. They don't all have to go together. [Infographic] - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - Parents severely underestimate the time their children spend on digital devices, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). Eighty-three percent of children, between the ages of 10 and 17, estimate they use an electronic device for ...
Blood sugar basics for type 2 diabetes patients [Infographic] - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals is an educational program developed by the American College of Endocrinology, with support from Merck, aimed at helping people living with type 2 diabetes work with their doctor to know their A1C number ...
Brenham school trustees aprove raises - Brenham Banner-Press
Brenham school trustees Monday approved a 2.5 percent employee pay raise. Kim Horne, director of business, said the pay hike could bring “a slight deficit” in the budget, but she is still waiting on the district’s property rolls to be certified ...
Washington County earns shot at state title - Brenham Banner-Press
TYLER — Washington County’s 11-year-old Major boys all-star team has earned a shot at the state Little League championship. Washington County beat Port Neches 15-0 in a run-rule shortened game Monday night, setting up tonight’s matchup against ...