Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
OC teacher has display in gallery
An Odessa College art professor's screen print, "100 Popeye Spinach Cans"
will be on display at Texas Tech University as one of 22 works from across
the United States.
Barry Phillips the Younger's piece is part of a unique portfolio exchange
entitled "Impressions from the Llano Estacado," organized by John Hitchcock
from the University of Wisconsin _ Madison. The exchange includes the work
of artists who studied printmaking at Texas Tech with professor Lynwood Dreneck
during the past 30 years. The Texas Tech Museum has acquired the portfolio
for inclusion in its permanent collection.
The display will be in the Landmark Art Gallery at TTU March 8-April 19.
Brochure helps woman to de-stress
Modern women need more than Calgon to `take them away' from their stressful
"Women and Stress: Successfully juggling your busy life," a brochure produced
by the Office of Health Promotion at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston,
gives women strategies on dealing with stress and preventing it from interfering
with their lives.
"Women are particularly vulnerable to stress because we juggle multiple
roles," said Dr. Jennifer Hays, director of the Center for Women's Health
at Baylor. "We often try to balance traditional roles at home along with
Some stress can help women perform at their peak. But too much is destructive
to their physical and emotional well being. Stress can even come from good
events, such as planning a wedding or receiving a promotion. Unfortunately,
your body doesn't know the difference between "good stress," and "bad stress."
Stress makes a person more susceptible to disease, which then aggravates
any existing illness or chronic condition such as heart disease, depression,
ulcers, irritable bowel disease, diabetes, the common cold, urinary tract
infections, arthritis and asthma. Some people seek comfort from stress by
engaging in behaviors such as alcohol and drug abuse, smoking, or overeating,
which have negative physical and emotional health consequences of their own
have a stressful life.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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