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May

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America’s Health Rankings 2018: Mental Distress in the South Central Region

Posted by on May 10th, 2019 0 comments

America’s Health Rankings® is an annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. It is produced in a partnership between the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association. It has many dimensions that you can explore, but since May is Mental Health Month, we’re examining Frequent Mental Distress, which refers to the… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mental Health, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, Resources, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

Dec

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for November 2018: Help NASA Track Mosquitoes with the GLOBE Observer App

Posted by on December 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Webinar Recap series will provide a summary of our monthly SCR CONNECTions webinars. We’ll go over highlights from our guest speakers’ presentations and give some additional thoughts about the connections our attendees could be making from the presented topics! It might sound weird to be excited about a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Public Health, Resources

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

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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

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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

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