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Nov

19

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Library Outreach Student Award Recap: Kayleen Cox

Posted by on November 19th, 2018 0 comments

The annual meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association is one of our biggest events of the year. We hold our advisory board meetings, exhibit, and sometimes offer continuing education. One of the highlights for us is being able to bring our Library Outreach Student Award winners with us to show… Read More »

Posted in: Community Engagement, PubMed, SCC/MLA, Texas

Nov

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Today (November 15th) is National Rural Health Day

Posted by on November 15th, 2018 0 comments

National Rural Health Day exists to promote awareness of the unique healthcare needs in rural areas of America. 60 million people, or 1 in every 5 Americans, currently live in rural areas of the United States. Receiving medical care is not always easy for those living in these areas due to a potential shortage of… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Arkansas, Blog, Community Engagement, Data, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

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

Aug

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Increase in Tickborne Diseases Likely

Posted by on August 14th, 2018 0 comments

The next time you spend time outside, you might want to check closely for ticks.  Officials from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) report an increase in the number of tickborne diseases. The most common tickborne illness is Lyme Disease, a bacterial infection resulting from a tick bite.  The Centers for Disease… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, NIH, Public Health, Rural Health

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, Mental Health, Resources, Texas

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