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Organ Transplant Patients Find Comfort at Nora’s Home

By on February 8, 2016 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Organ Transplant Patients Find Comfort at Nora’s Home

Nora’s Home is the first ever long-term facility offering extended stay and support programs for organ transplant patients. It is an affordable housing alternative for transplant patients, as well as their families.

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Addiction to Work Makes Us Stupid, Depressed and Hurts Careers

By on November 6, 2015 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Addiction to Work Makes Us Stupid, Depressed and Hurts Careers

According to a recent Workforce Management study, 55% of employees have seen their workload increase, and 27% say it’s doubled. The constant pressure is creating an unsustainable pattern.

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Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

By on November 4, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

The relationship between tanning beds and skin cancer has concerned lawmakers on a state and national level for years, but there has been no consensus on how to address it.

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Scientist Find Low Omega-3 Level Detriment to Childs Ability to Learn

By on October 28, 2015 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Scientist Find Low Omega-3 Level Detriment to Childs Ability to Learn

A dinner of grilled tuna or salmon teriyaki helps kids improve their performance at school according to a new study from Oxford University in the UK.

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Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

By on October 10, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas, uncategorized with 0 Comments
Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

As fall begins, flu season follows close behind. Physicians are urging Texans to get vaccinated against this potentially serious, even fatal illness.

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Sexual Activity is Safe for Most Heart Patients

By on September 29, 2015 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Sexual Activity is Safe for Most Heart Patients

If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.

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MediSend International Educational Expansion

By on September 1, 2015 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
MediSend International Educational Expansion

With the initiation of a capital campaign to raise funds for the expansion of the Medisend Global Education Center, the Board of Directors of MediSend International remains committed to the groundbreaking program it has created.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Supports More Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets

By on February 13, 2015 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Gulf Seafood Institute Supports More Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets

New moms, and moms-to-be, should eat two to three servings of seafood each week according to a new study by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA Sets Comment Period for Seafood Guides for Pregnant Moms

By on January 27, 2015 in National Health News with 0 Comments
FDA Sets Comment Period for Seafood Guides for Pregnant Moms

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have developed a new analysis supporting and encouraging pregnant and nursing moms to eat in a manner consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation to add seafood to their diet.

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ExxonMobil Teams with MediSend to Transform Chad Healthcare

By on December 1, 2014 in Corporate Health, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
ExxonMobil Teams with MediSend to Transform Chad Healthcare

MediSend International, in a philanthropic partnership with ExxonMobil, is delivering a program to transform healthcare in Chad through education in biomedical technologies.

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