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National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Posted by on September 13th, 2018 0 comments

Today is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day.  The first awareness day was held in 2010.  The date, September 13th, was chosen in honor of Dr. Samuel Gee who was a leader in celiac disease research.  He was born September 13, 1939. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that impacts the gastrointestinal system.  Those diagnosed with… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Health History

Sep

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Color Gradients & Better Reading for All

Posted by on September 12th, 2018 0 comments

Sometimes office conversation here at SCR turns to controversy around typing conventions or punctuation, such as the Oxford Comma or the debate around two spaces after a period. But we’re not looking to start any trouble, so we will avoid those topics! However, accessibility is something that we think about often and not just because… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Blog, Consumer Health, Outreach, Technology

Sep

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for August 2018: Reaching the Agricultural Community

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments

This past month, we hosted Natalie Roy, co-founder and executive director of AgriSafe Network, a nonprofit organization working to improve the health and safety of farmers and ranchers. The unique health issues faced by communities of agricultural workers across the country make organizations like Natalie’s essential in reaching individuals in those communities. In her presentation,… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Classes, Rural Health, SCRCONNECTions, Webinars

Sep

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, Week, and Month

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments

National Suicide Prevention Week will take place September 9th-15th. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and September is National Suicide Month. One way you can raise awareness around the risks of suicide is by joining others around the world as they cycle around the globe to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. According… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Electronic Resources, Mental Health

Sep

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It’s National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness month.  Disasters can be devastating and our region has certainly experienced this firsthand.  What can you do to prepare? FEMA has offered the following tips: Make and practice your family’s preparedness plan so your family knows how to reconnect and reunite when an emergency strikes. Learn life safety skills. Neighbors and coworkers are… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Blog, Disaster, Electronic Resources, Emergency Preparedness, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Resources, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

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