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Nov

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Exploring New Frontiers: CAST 2018

Posted by on November 13th, 2018 0 comments

  This was my first year to attend and also to present at the annual Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST). The conference is hosted by the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) and is meant as a professional development and networking opportunity for science educators, informal educators, and science advocates. Like anything… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, K-12, NIH, Social Media, Technology, Training

Oct

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October is Health Literacy Month

Posted by on October 30th, 2018 0 comments

This past month of October has been Health Literacy Month, but educating others and keeping up with new developments does not end in two days. Health literacy refers to a person’s ability to get the health information and services that they need, and also how well they understand them in order to make better health… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Patient Safety

Oct

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World Space Week 2018

Posted by on October 4th, 2018 0 comments

October 4th – 10th is World Space Week! Health science research in space and aeronautics has had strong influences on medical technologies today. According to NASA Spinoffs, “From experiments on the International Space Station to aeronautics research, NASA programs are resulting in spinoffs that improve health, treat disease, and save lives” (Health and Medicine brochure)…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Coordinator, Electronic Resources, K-12, Social Media, Technology

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

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. Coming up is also Men’s Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Father’s Day. This year’s dates are June 11-17, 2018. According to menshealthmonth.org, “the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Health History, Resources

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