Hardin-Simmons University students will save half the cost on their textbooks this fall with a new Rent-A-Textbook program. Students can even write and highlight in the rented textbooks just the same as when they are purchased at full price says bookstore manager J.T. Box.Follett Higher Education Group, which operates the bookstore in conjunction with HSU,…

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Tony Dungy is well-known for his many successes in his football career. Ten years of going to the playoffs persuaded football players all over the country that Dungy was a formidable player. However, thirty-three years ago he realized his priorities were not in the right place. “in junior high and high school,” he said, “athletics…

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You can follow your heart or do what your brain tells you to do — but how often do you pay attention to your gut? Good digestive health is a key foundation for good overall health, yet we often ignore or misunderstand the importance of that “gut instinct” from inside. Approximately one in four people…

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Hardin-Simmons University is one of the best colleges in the West according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review. It is one of 120 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the West” section of its website, “2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” Says Robert Franek, Princeton Review’s Senior VP…

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Owning a pet is about more than just having a furry friend around. Pets actually can benefit your health, both physically and mentally. There have been many studies suggesting that pets can help their owners live longer, reducing their daily stress and helping to lower blood pressure. And owning dogs, in particular, can be good…

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Keeping your family healthy is about more than just making sure everybody eats right and get plenty of rest. Your home itself plays an important role in your health and especially that of young children. Maintaining a visibly-clean home isn’t enough, as what you can’t see can be harmful. Airborne contaminants and irritants, such as…

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Looking for a way to reduce those monthly bills and expenditures? Try cutting your housekeeping expenses. Most families are unaware of how much they spend on cleaning their house, and even less aware of how cheaper alternatives can be better for their health and the health of the planet. Here are some ways to downsize…

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As the school year begins, pediatricians’ offices swell with children and conscientious parents making sure their kids get back-to-school vaccinations. Getting your children vaccinated and making sure their shots are up-to-date will protect them for a lifetime, urge medical experts. “Vaccinations are important public health measures that prevent the spread of deadly infectious diseases like…

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StatePoint) Getting good medical attention for you and your family is about more than simply going to the doctor when you aren’t feeling well. It’s about planning for a healthy life and learning how to be an informed medical consumer. Your decisions affect more than just you, because the right choices can protect your family…

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