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Scientists have found out that we all have body clocks, not just in the brain but all over the body — in the pancreas, liver, kidneys, fatty tissue and muscle. Each of these operates on its own timetable, directing when hormones are released or when the organs are busy at work or most relaxed.

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Last week, Dr. Victor Sierpina wrote about how much he enjoys his regular walks and beach cleanups (“Please take your butts off our beaches,” The Daily News, July 29). It reminded me of some studies and research that show volunteering can not only improve your life, but possibly extend it.

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Here are the recent health inspections for activity from July 25 through July 31 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

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“Each day I move toward that which I do not understand. The result is a continuous accidental learning which constantly shapes my life.” — Yo-Yo Ma

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Are you a fan of “Game of Thrones?” Remember the dire wolves? Early in the saga, one of the Stark children finds a dead female dire wolf and her six pups near the Stark stronghold of Winterfell.

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Here are the recent health inspections for activity from July 18 through July 24 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

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For centuries, humans have watched with fascination the systematic progression of children’s mental development. From simply looking at faces and smiling, to rolling over, to sitting, to walking and then the miracle of speaking — how does it happen? Why is it almost the same with all children?

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We’ve been on a long road with the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence suggests the first cases in the United States began in late 2019. The virus has disrupted our lives and changed how we work, and the impact is approaching that of the 1918 Spanish flu.

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Here are the recent health inspections for activity from July 11 through July 17 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

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People always have been interested in “fear” and what causes humans to feel this emotion. Fear is known to most people, and if people didn’t feel fear, they wouldn’t be able to protect themselves from legitimate threats.

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Current statistics reveal that Black men are at a 75 percent increased risk of developing prostate cancer when compared to white men, and they’re twice as likely to die from it. A recent study takes a big step toward the development of a score to determine a man’s risk of prostate cancer, in…

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Here are the recent health inspections for activity from July 4 through July 10 provided from the Galveston County Health District.