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Prioritize Your Health with Comprehensive Breast Care

Many of us spent the past year focused on preventing COVID-19, and although we are still dealing with it, it’s time to re-focus on our total...
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Childhood Cancer Creating Fort Bend Strong Warriors

Warning! My column this month may make you cry. My eyes have watered a lot as I’ve been writing. As parents of two amazing children, Nancy and I...
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Celebrating 20 years: The Historical Allure and Success of FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market

By Tanya Sterling – Thousands of ladies avidly shopping, talking and laughing, vendors enthusiastically selling their wares, delicious food and...
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October 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) recently hosted The United States Women’s Softball Team and Team Alliance. The United States Women’s Softball...
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve St...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement...
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Houston Methodist Primary Care Group Welcomes Zenithe Pierre Ware, M.D., to Riverstone Pra...

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group is pleased to welcome Zenithe Pierre Ware, M.D., who has relocated to the Riverstone practice, located at 18717...
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Why I Write Wine Articles

I was dining with a Master of Wine one evening when he casually mentioned that he does not have much use for wine writers. I responded that I...
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Living the Sweet Life: If You’re Happy and You Know It Do Something Sweet!

Hey Sweet Lifers! How are you? Are you happy? I know, there’s always a lot going on, and what kind of question is it to ask someone “Are you...
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Don’t Delay: Your Mammogram is Too Important to Put Off

When was your last screening mammogram? Has it been more than a year? Mammograms are easy to put off, especially during the pandemic, but sticking to...
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What to Expect with an Abnormal Mammogram

If you have received an abnormal mammogram, what happens? You can expect some follow-up testing, maybe a spot compression view, which is a type of...
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City Council Approves Agreement for Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation’s New Expansion

Sugar Land City Council recently approved a tax abatement agreement with Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation, headquartered in Sugar Land, securing an...
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2021 Toyota Sienna

absolutely AUTO REVIEW | By Steve Kursar – The 2021 Toyota Sienna is all-new for this model year. This fourth generation Sienna is built on a new...
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The Luxury Traveler

Who is the luxury traveler? In my conversations with families over the years planning experiences and balancing budgets for vacationing, the...
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recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW October 2021 – Exclamation Points!
October 2021 – Exclamation Points! What’s on Your Fall Calendar?  There’s a slight chill in the air, and I for one am ready for all things fall. Football, community events, holidays – they are all on my calendar this month. What about your calendar? Have you been to FortBendFocus.com lately to see what’s going on in our community? We...
recent from On the Porch with Patti College Daze
College Daze By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher I went back to college last weekend.  For three days.  And it nearly killed me. There were no books, no classrooms, no professors to speak of.  So, what could I possibly have learned?  First and foremost that my people – my son, his fraternity brothers and his...
recent from THE CORONA CHRONICLES Come on 2021 – We’re Ready!
Come on 2021 – We’re Ready! By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher I am bundled up from head to toe in preparation for 2021.  Remember when you were little and every five years or so, a true northerner would blow into Houston?  Mother would bundle me up so that I couldn’t even put my arms down much less walk without waddling. ...
recent from NEWSWORTHY Texana Autism Program to Upgrade Technology
Texana Autism Program to Upgrade Technology The Texana Children’s Center for Autism will be able to upgrade approximately 24 iPads thanks to a generous grant donation from The Harry S. & Isabel C. Cameron Foundation.The applied behavior analysis program has used this technology since early 2012 when a software company developed an app to capture...
recent from FEATURES Celebrating 20 years: The Historical Allure and Success of FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market
Celebrating 20 years: The Historical Allure and Success of FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market By Tanya Sterling – Thousands of ladies avidly shopping, talking and laughing, vendors enthusiastically selling their wares, delicious food and drinks being served, an all-volunteer team of ladies plus thousands of dollars being raised for area charities – welcome to the Fort Bend Junior Service...
recent from HEART OF THE BEND October 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
October 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) recently hosted The United States Women’s Softball Team and Team Alliance. The United States Women’s Softball Team stopped by FBCA for a three day practice on their #RoadtoTokyo as they prepared to play Team Alliance at Constellation Field last summer. Kayla Kowalik,...