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Shooting Fish
"...two twentysomething con men working out of an abandoned oil tank outside London. Raised as wards of the state,..."

May 22, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Olive Oil Dinner at Fonda San Miguel
Extra virgin olive oil is the new wine!
"...spent the entire week researching Texas Extra Virgin Olive Oil and hanging around with olive oil growers, producers, scientists,..."

Aug. 26, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Ecuador v. Big Oil
Joe Berlinger documents the case against Chevron in Crude
"...between the massed corporate power of the U.S.-based Chevron oil company and the lawyers representing the Ecuadorian tribes whose..."

April 17, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

To Your Health
What are the pros and cons of taking fish oil supplements?
"...Q. Eating salmon and other fish really helps my allergies, mood, and gut, but when..."

Sept. 3, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Does fish oil work as well as Tricor to reduce triglycerides associated with diabetes?
"...recently took me off Tricor and put me on fish oil. Why might he make that change, and does..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Ceviche Sublime
Cool ceviche -- with its clean, fresh flavors of citrus-cured seafood -- is proving to be the hot dish in restaurants all over Austin this summer.
"...Raw fish makes an impression. As many memorable meals as I've..."

July 6, 2001 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

SXSW Interview: Margaret Brown
We're all connected through the Great Invisible
"...When the explosion on the Deep Water Horizon oil drilling platform happened in April of 2010, causing the..."

March 10, 2014 SXSW Post by Kate X Messer

Kick the Can and Bag the Bag
A guide to preparing homemade pet food
"...that it cannot be sold as human-grade meat. Fuel oil, kerosene, carbolic acid, and citronella are the approved denaturing..."

May 11, 2007 Food Feature by Fran Moody

BPness, Part 2: A (Long) Line (of Boom) in the Sand
Notes from Kate's trip thru Lafourche Parish to Grand Isle, LA., Part 2.
" learn firsthand about what's happening during this insane oil spill tragedy: Part two...."

June 25, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Grease ...
The Fish & Wildlife Service faults the EPA for failing to protect the Barton Springs Watershed.
"...the Texas Capital Area Builders Association wanted the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to loosen its regulatory grip...."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

To Your Health
Does the mercury content in fish make it unsafe to consume while pregnant?
"...first baby. I am especially worried about mercury in fish, but fish is also a good source of the..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Attention Sushi Lovers: Lucky Robot Offers Time Out for Tuna Tuesdays
SoCo restaurant launches new sustainability campaign
" the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the second most popular fish in the world. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the..."

June 19, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

To Your Health
Now that I am ready to begin a family, I wonder how the risk of premature birth can be minimized?
"...deficient in the omega-3 fats that are prevalent in fish. A study of nearly 9,000 pregnant women in Denmark..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

BPness: A Line in the Sand
Notes from Kate's trip thru Lafourche Parish to Grand Isle, LA., Part 1.
"...about what's happening on the coast during this insane oil spill tragedy...."

June 25, 2010 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

To Your Health
My child can no longer play soccer on his team because he developed "exercise-induced asthma." My grandfather died of asthma more than 50 years ago. Could my child die from this condition? How can I help him?
"...Although researchers report only small improvements when asthmatics use fish oil supplements, there is evidence that children who eat..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Protect the Menhaden
Texas Parks and Wildlife holding public forums tonight.
"...being considered is a catch limit on Gulf Menhaden fishing in Texas Territorial seas. Also known as mossbunker and..."

March 5, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

To Your Health
I have a 10-year-old son by a previous marriage, but after trying for six years, it looks like my husband may not be able to father a child. We simply cannot afford the cost of the entire batch of medical tests and treatment that insurance will not cover. What could nutritional supplements do to help?
"...acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the fatty acid in fish oil. DHA is very susceptible to oxidative damage, and..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Is it a good idea to take aspirin every day?
"...supplements of gamma linolenic acid, obtained from a borage oil supplement. Aspirin "thins" the blood, resulting in improved circulation...."

Nov. 12, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
My cat, Freya (named after a Norwegian goddess), has become very irritable. My vet thinks she needs more taurine. I get irritable every once in a while too (especially around my period). Do I need taurine?
"...acids have been demonstrated to do this: EPA from fish oil and GLA from borage oil. Of course, it..."

April 13, 2001 Column

To Your Health
What can be done to counter the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation?
" fatty acids, especially the fatty acids found in fish oil, slow the steady deterioration seen in cachexia...."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Can a person be allergic to cold weather?
"...often helpful in relieving allergy symptoms. Vitamin E and fish-oil supplements tend to prevent the agglutination of blood. Some..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Why is aspirin good for so many different things? Is there anything like aspirin among the nutrients?
"...minor inflammation. Certain essential fatty acids, especially those in fish oil, are made into anti-inflammatory hormones. Natural products such..."

June 20, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
My mother has been taking 400 IU of vitamin D for several years. She has severe osteoporosis that was still getting worse until she increased her vitamin D supplement to 800 IU per day. What is the safe limit for a vitamin D supplement?
"...sources of vitamin D, such as egg yolk and fish oil, but most diets do not contain sufficient quantities..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I have recently begun to suffer what my doctor diagnoses as carpal tunnel syndrome, apparently connected with long hours at my computer keyboard. I am now wearing a "splint" and have changed my keyboard, but would like to do more. What nutrients might help?
"...where inflammation is a big part of the problem. Fish oil at 2 to 3 grams per day would..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Column

To Your Health
"...where inflammation is a big part of the problem. Fish oil at 2 to 3 grams per day would..."

July 26, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I plan to visit the Northeast this summer and I worry about Lyme disease. How can I avoid getting bitten by ticks, and are there nutrients that would help if I do get Lyme disease?
"...nutrients such as omega-3 essential fatty acid, found in fish oil, and the anti-oxidant nutrients such as vitamin C,..."

March 15, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I am due to have angioplasty in two weeks. I know this procedure is necessary now, but I want to prevent further deterioration of my heart condition. What is helpful?
"...the omega-3 family of fats, most abundantly found in fish oil. Several herbs such as gingko biloba and green..."

Jan. 4, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Whisks Up
The Way To Cook
"...good "beginner's" cookbooks. Part of the attraction is purely selfish; as a "learn on the job" cook, there's always..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Food Feature

Watching, Breathing, and Eating the World Cup 2006
Saturday June 10 - Sunday, June 11
"...Mic Carpenter's mushy peas, fish & chips, "Rosie Lees," Bass ale..."

June 9, 2006 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Year of the Rabbit
The Origin
"...Christmas tree). Branches are decorated with gold and silver foil, representing ingots. Garlands of seeds, nuts, paper cranes, and..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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