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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

Aug

30

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CDC Releases New Data About HPV Vaccine

Posted by on August 30th, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data that shows more adolescents are up to date on the HPV vaccine.  Data comparing 2016 to 2017 show that the number of those who completed the series has increased by 5 percentage points. HPV, or human papillomaviruses, are a group of viruses spread by sexual… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, K-12, Public Health

Aug

28

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Head Positioning and Concussions

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments

Concussions happen daily in the United States and are a form of traumatic brain injury or TBI.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate there were 2.8 million emergency room visits related to TBI.  With the prevalence of TBIs, it is no surprise that there are multiple research studies focus on this… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, K-12, Research

Aug

23

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Do You Smell That?

Posted by on August 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Have you ever been around someone who insists they smell an odor that you and others are unable to smell?  There’s a scientific name to describe this phenomenon:  phantom odor perception. A new study from the National Institutes of Health determined nearly 1 in 15 Americans have phantom odor perception.  This conclusion was drawn after… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, NIH, Research

Aug

21

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It is Contact Lens Health Week

Posted by on August 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with partners, is promoting the fifth annual Contact Lens Health Week August 20-24, 2018. This year’s campaign theme is “Healthy habits mean healthy eyes” and focuses on encouraging contact lens wearers to practice safe contact lens habits every day. It is estimated that 45 million… Read More »

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

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