Jody Holton, Author at Port Arthur News

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JODY HOLTON — Holiday eating season is here, use these healthy tips

Traditionally, the month of November means the onset of eating season. As we move back towards normal activities, look out for those buffets, teas, luncheons, ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:04 am

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JODY HOLTON — Recognizing stroke symptoms can save a life

Today’s column was inspired by events that happened three years ago in my very own home. I have thought of myself as well informed, competent ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:02 am

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JODY HOLTON — Constant Anger and Stress is Bad for Your Overall Health

It seems like a lot of folks are worked up over life in general these days. They have a burr under their saddle and seem ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — Hey men (and those who care of them), please go to the doctor

Ok readers, who out there goes for a yearly well check-up? Who out there will go if there is a lump, bump or pain that ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, October 29, 2022 1:04 am

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JODY HOLTON — Can my medication make me sick?

Medication is a wonderful thing; it saves lives and improves chronic conditions. In most cases, it is the difference between living and existing. However, there ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, October 22, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — The Doctor wants an A1C Test. What is it? Why do I need it?

It’s a blood test your doctor will order at least twice a year, or more often if needed. A1C tests measure average blood glucose over ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, October 15, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — It’s vital to know the highs and lows of blood pressure

Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries, which carry the ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Sunday, October 9, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — Eat healthy, but don’t skip the flavor

Does eating healthy bring visions of endless salads with only a squeeze of lemon? Dried out baked chicken breasts? Bowls of bland steamed vegis’s? BLEH! ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, October 1, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — Maintaining strong bones is important as we mature

As we achieve “senior status” in life just one of the many changes in our bodies is bone loss, known as osteopenia and osteoporosis. Unfortunately, ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — It’s time to talk ear health

Many medical conditions, can affect your hearing health. Treatment of these and other hearing losses can often lead to improved or restored hearing. If left ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:03 am

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