Abbey King (Program Coordinator with Texas AHEC East-Northeast Region) at the Carlisle Community Health Fair on 10/18/16. It was held in the elementary school cafeteria in Henderson, Texas. There were various organizations represented which were focused on educating the youth of Rusk County. The topics ranged from responsible drinking, nutrition, general health issues, and ATV Safety. Abbey did an outstanding job at communicating the ATV Safety program to students and parents.
The CDC launches online training modules for safer opioid prescription practice The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched an online training course focused on opioid prescription practices. The series features eight modules, of which one has been released thus far. The first module can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/ The training program offers recommendations for prescribing opioids more safely and effectively. It...Read More
The link, Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage, discusses the growing issue of physician shortage in the United States, with a projected shortfall of up to 88,000 physicians...Read More
AHG 08 2016 Designed for health-care providers and other professionals who provide services, information, and support to young people. It offers guidelines on health and health-related legal issues pertinent to...Read More
Explore your safe space during Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11 If you care about someone, tell them, “Get out of My Space!” That’s the theme of Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers are joining the American Farm Bureau Federation in urging respect for the safety spaces around hazardous farm equipment and...Read More
February is American Heart Month—a time for celebrating love and friendship. February also is a great time to talk to your patients with diabetes about taking care of their...Read More