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Homelessness in Houston

  Homeless people are scattered across greater Houston, often in inconspicuous settings that arouse only passing attention: A man sleeps on a downtown sidewalk. A woman and child crouch in the shadows of an abandoned suburban strip center.  Tent cities pop up under freeway overpasses.  You’ve likely noticed it on your commute to work and even…

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Family Health and Fitness Day

Family Health and Fitness Day falls on the last Saturday of every September.  The purpose of this day is to promote physical activity for families and to start creating healthy habits.  On this nationally recognized day, organizations throughout the country will host family-related health and fitness events in parks, schools, malls, health centers, hospitals and…

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day.    Hepatitis B According to Health and Human Services HHS.gov, in the United States, an estimated 850,000 – 2.2 million persons are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. New cases of HBV infection…

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What is Sepsis?

CDC Center for Disease Control states Sepsis is an infection and those with chronic medical conditions are at a higher risk. Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Each year in the U.S., more than…

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