By Areana Quiñones, Executive Director of Doctors for ChangeWhile Texas excels in many sectors, on the issue of access to healthcare for working Texans and their children, there is vast room for improvement. It is an unfortunate fact that in 2018, 17.7% of Texas residents — … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: All Texans Deserve Access to Health Care
Written by Kaylee Yu, DFC VolunteerMarch 30th, a day to honor medical professionals and the contributions they make to protect the health of people around them. Working in the medical field requires dedication and passion, and now more than ever, it is important to recognize the … [Read more...] about Happy National Doctors Day!
by Martin Osorio Nader, McGovern Medical School In a year that has challenged the United States at every step of the way, heroes have emerged to answer the call of our country’s needs during these trying times. From healthcare workers to emergency … [Read more...] about COVID Vaccine Access Undocumented Immigrants
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
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?