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VideoLost: Cat in Floresville, end of Sutherland Springs Rd., wearing blue flea collar, grey and cream with tabby stripes, my little boy is worried about me. Call 210-216-9634 or 830-393-8496. 

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Lost: Cow, black with white face, female, west of La Vernia, near 2831 FM 1346, weighs about 1000 lbs., she is a fence jumper. Anyone with information call 830-534-4675.
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The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Healthy Living: Lose weight to breathe less toxic air pollutants




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Charles Stuart Platkin, PhD.
March 12, 2014 | 3,557 views | Post a comment

Oh no, yet another reason to shed a few pounds! “Overweight or obese adults can breathe 7 percent to 50 percent more air per day than an adult with healthy weight does, which makes them more vulnerable to air contaminants causing asthma and other pulmonary diseases,” said a study conducted by researchers at Université de Montréal School of Public Health.

The study goes on to say that overweight or obese children’s daily inhalation rates are 10 percent to 24 percent higher than those of normal-weight children. In fact, because of their much higher metabolism in relation to their low body weight, they breathe more air per kilogram of weight than obese adults do to maintain their basic functions and perform their daily activities.

While the researchers did not speculate, this high inhalation rate could be a link to the development of asthma and other lung diseases in children.

Charles Platkin, Ph.D, is a nutrition and public health advocate and founder of DietDetective.com.
 

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