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Sep

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E-Cigarettes Can Harm Your Heart

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments

With World Heart Day being tomorrow, it seemed quite fitting to share a new study highlighting another risk of e-cigarettes that was published in an article on MedlinePlus. One of the causes of cardiovascular disease can include smoking or the use of other tobacco products. As it turns out, e-cigarettes can also increase the risk… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

26

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World Heart Day 2017

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This Friday is World Heart Day, a health observance founded in 2000 by the World Heart Federation to inform the world’s population that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death. Cardiovascular disease is actually the cause behind a third of all deaths in the world each year. Cardiovascular disease can be… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

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NNLM SCR Gives Out Nearly 420,000 in Grants

Posted by on September 20th, 2017 0 comments

The National Networks of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region is pleased to announce it has awarded nearly $420,000 in funding since 2016. Grant amounts ranged from $895 to $40,000 and went to organizations across the SCR region, which include Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. To read about the projects our grants are… Read More »

Posted in: Grants and Funding, NLM Announcements

Sep

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2017 Malnutrition Awareness Week

Posted by on September 18th, 2017 0 comments

This week is National Malnutrition Awareness Week, an observance created by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) in 2009, with the purpose of advocating for optimal nutrition care as much as possible, while also raising awareness for health professionals, and the public, to intervene early on. Malnutrition is common for hospitalized patients… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

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Harvey Has Passed, But Risks Still Remain

Posted by on September 14th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

While the worst of Hurricane Harvey may be over, there are still many precautions and safety measures that Texans, especially parents need to take as they return to their homes. For one thing, there’s many environmental concerns. Chemical plants and other industrial sites released toxins during the widespread flooding. A lot of debris and other… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, Texas

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