Topic: Health

We Need to do More for Military Spouses

May 20, 2016
Veterans

May is a month that honors our veterans in many different ways. But we still have work to do in how we recognize and support their families. Lawmakers can make a big difference in a few key ways.

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As Austin Grows, So Does Its Needs

April 5, 2016
City of Austin

As a city that prides itself on balancing our weird, progressive heart with our newfound business nature, we can and should do more to address the needs of our most vulnerable.

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Zika Virus Shows Why We Need to Improve Health Communication

Feb. 26, 2016
Mosquito

Health literacy is a major concern facing the U.S. health care system, and it needs to get better soon. Simple, clear communication is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for promoting health behavior change.

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How French Kids Learn Such Great Taste

Jan. 6, 2016

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that restricting the pleasures of tasty foods will lead to greater fitness and a finer physique.

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One Question Will Ensure Veterans Get Good Health Care

Jan. 6, 2016
Veteran & Doctor Handshake

Rather than asking, “Are you a veteran," We need to ask “Have You Ever Served in the Military?” The change sounds small, but the effect could big.

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