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Videos highlight Europe

Europe will be the focus of April’s “Brown Bag Video Series” at the Sherman Public Library. The presentations are offered each week at noon in the Hope Waller Community Room of the Sherman Public Library. They are free and open to the public. Participants can bring a lunch and beverages are provided by the Friends of the Sherman Public Library.

Migraine studies yield fresh approaches to ward off pain

If you suffer from migraine headaches, you’ve got plenty of company. More than 10% of the population is hurting right along with you, including 18% of women. Migraines are most common from the ages of 25 to 55. The good news: New research can help change your approach to managing your migraines. Here are five strategies to try.

Youths to learn about snakes

Snakes are the focus of this Saturday’s Youth FIRST program at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. The 10 a.m. presentation and activities will be split into two age groups and is free and open to children ages 4 to 12. Attendees will meet in the refuge Visitor Center.

What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas

The ancient Celts were a people of the forest. They used a lot of wood in their daily lives, for housing, cookery and art. Sometime around the 5th century B.C., they came up with an ingenious new way with wood; they formed it into barrels, for storing liquids such as water, ale and, eventually, when this craft was bequeathed to the modern age, wine.

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Hospice promotes “Vet-to-Vet” volunteer program

With a goal of connecting veterans with other veterans, Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties is offering a Vet-to-Vet volunteer program as part of its We Honor Veterans program. Knowing that fellow veterans can form a strong comaraderie based on experiences, the Vet-to-Vet program will pair volunteer veterans with veteran patients to help provide support along with the rest of the hospice care team.