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July Health Hero of the Month Recipients

Congratulations to our Health Heroes of July! Fort Worth ISD Health Assistants Why They Were Chosen Honor the diversity of the students and families served in Fort Worth ISD Ensure the services provided to students are individualized. No two students are exactly alike. Adapt to the different environments, nurses, and needs of the 128 campuses they may float to Listen to the students…really...

National Men’s Health Week

National Men's Health Week is the week in June leading up to Father's Day. This week is all about bringing awareness to preventable health issues for men and boys. Download SaferCare Texas's Director John Sims speak to his experience with men's health. When men ignore symptoms and suppress emotions, they risk early death or poor quality of life. Heart disease...

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005: An Introduction

Author Spotlight: Tracy Chamblee Phd, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, FCNSPatient Safety & Quality ExecutiveIn the U.S., healthcare is a highly regulated industry. From the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), numerous laws, rules, regulations, etc., that are designed to protect public wellbeing.Another key law to understand is the Patient Safety...

Mental Health Awareness Month: Why Mental Health Matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which brings awareness to mental health issues that we all face. During this month, it is important to take stock of our mental health as well as study up on how to combat the everyday stresses. What is Mental Health? Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It can affect how...

Asthma411 Social Media Contest

Asthma 411 will be running a social media giveaway contest through May 27.It's easy to enter: 1. Follow us on Facebook AND Instagram: @Asthma4112. Comment "followed" on the pinned post.We will then randomly select a lucky winner to receive an Asthma 411 swag bag and t-shirt.Help us continue to help children breathe better! Facebook Instagram Prize Basket: