Our wellness commentator, Dr. Velvete Womack, says there are close connections between stress and nutrition. "The better nourished you are, the better able you are to cope with stress. It is well know that changes take place in the levels of circulating hormones when stress occurs," says an article discussed in this conversation. Dr. Womack is the owner of Balanced Newtrition in Rockwall.
Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says the United Way will conduct free child-car seat checks at the Hunt Regional Emergency Center in Commerce from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (Oct. 21). Education will be provided on the proper use of the seat. Free car seats from the Texas Department of Transportation will be available for people who qualify.