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Aug

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

Posted by on August 1st, 2018 0 comments

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! According to the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), World Breastfeeding Week was created to bring awareness and focus to how breastfeeding helps prevent malnutrition, ensures food security in times of crisis, and is a part of breaking the cycle of poverty. This awareness week takes place from today August 1st… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, General (all entries), Social Media

Jul

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Free Crisis Counseling Available for Harvey Survivors

Posted by on July 19th, 2018 0 comments

Living through a traumatic event such as a hurricane can result in damage to structures, belongings, and even your mental health.  Studies after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy examined the mental impact of experiencing a natural disaster traumatic event.  In addition to short term distress, some survivors even experience Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Disaster, General (all entries), Mental Health, Resources, Texas

Jun

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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, General (all entries), Health History, Resources

Apr

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Posted by on April 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The month of April is designated as Autism Awareness Month.  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) typically appears early in childhood when developmental milestones are missed and/or delayed.  It is a neurological and developmental disorder that affects how one interacts with the world around them.  This includes learning, thinking, and social interaction. In more recent years, it… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, General (all entries)

Mar

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March 18th – 24th is National Poison Prevention Week

Posted by on March 20th, 2018 0 comments

This week is National Poison Prevention Week sponsored by The National Poison Prevention Council.  On September 26, 1961, the 87th United States Congress passed Public Law 87-319, a joint resolution, requesting that the President of the United States proclaim the third week of March National Poison Prevention Week.  On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Resources

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