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
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
From: The National LGBTQ Anti-Poverty Action Network Dear friends, Everyone should have the opportunity for a place to call home. Where we live impacts every aspect of our lives — access to good jobs, quality schools, and a clean, secure, and healthy environment. The … [Read more...] about Help Protect a Core Tool for Fighting Discrimination and Access to Affordable Housing
Come support the Baylor College of Medicine Anti-Human Trafficking Program (BCM A-HTP) any Tuesday-Saturday this October at OKRA Charity Saloon! All donations are allocated for mental health, medical, and support services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.The concept … [Read more...] about October at Okra!
Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Doctors for Change is celebrating its 7th Annual Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Junior League of Houston and will be honoring Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award. Commissioner Ellis has been a champion for Houston and … [Read more...] about DFC is Honoring Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award