By: Marisa HudsonHEAL Committee MemberMarisa Hudson is a third-year MD/MPH student at Baylor College of Medicine and UT School of Public Health. Obesity is an increasingly common problem in the Houston area and can cause many health complications, including heart disease, … [Read more...] about Nutrition and Exercise Resources for Houstonians
By: Lauren Krenek, MD HEAL Committee Chair [email protected] www.doctorsforchange.org/heal My role as a pediatrician frequently involves advocating for a child in many small ways in their daily lives. During the course of one visit, I may send a note to their … [Read more...] about Vote for Child Nutrition
Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day. According to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston sees one opioid-related death every 32 hours. As healthcare providers, we have the opportunity to support and treat individuals with opioid … [Read more...] about Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day
“The views and opinions expressed are those of the individuals writing this post and do not express the official policy or position of any specific healthcare organization.” Written by:Abhinav Totapally, MD Pediatric Resident Ana C. Monterrey, MD, MPH … [Read more...] about How Do We Feed Our Kids During COVID?
Template for Health Workers to Submit a Public Comment on the Proposed HUD Rule Deadline: Sept 22nd, 11:59 PM EDT From: https://housingsaveslives.org/ INSTRUCTIONS: Go to the Federal Register. Click “Comment Now” on the right side. Copy directly into the text … [Read more...] about Template for Health Workers to Submit a Public Comment
ABOUT THE HACKATHON The Rice-Columbia COVID-19 Health Policy Hackathon, organized by undergraduate students at Rice and Columbia, is seeking mentors for the weekend of August 7-9. This 36-hour policy challenge aims to bring Houston and NYC college students together to design … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Health Policy Hackathon