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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

Sep

11

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National Suicide Prevention Week 2017

Posted by on September 11th, 2017 0 comments

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. Did you know: Half the population has been impacted by suicide? In the U.S., someone dies from suicide every 11.9 minutes? 90 percent of people who attempt suicide survive? According to the latest CDC data from 2014, there were nearly 6,000 deaths attributed to suicide in the SCR… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mental Health, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Sep

07

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Patients With Hearing Loss Could Receive Poorer Medical Care

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

A new study researching seniors found that there is a higher risk for medical error if they can’t understand everything a doctor or nurse says to them. About a third of seniors aged 65 to 74 have some form of hearing loss, and that increases to 50 percent for those individuals over the age of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This month is National Preparedness Month, a month aimed at sharing the importance of preparing for any sort of disaster. This year, the overarching theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” And after Hurricane Harvey, this observance is timed to be a great reminder that you may never know the extent of natural disaster…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Texas

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