Here in Texas, it is sunny and hot! Daily sun protection is recommended for every one, but especially important for children. Because children spend more time playing outdoors, a significant amount of lifetime sun exposure occurs before the age of 18.
The USDA pulled the plug on the Food Guide Pyramid last week and replaced it with the family friendly MyPlate.
But is it really new?
Well... yes and no.
On Monday my wife, Laurie, and I visited and had the pleasure of presenting the hospital leaders and staff with a $108,000 gift from our GR8 Hope Foundation to equip the community hospital's second
Tonight's episode of my TV show, , will feature a truly exciting first for me: traveling to Washington, D.C. to advocate on Capitol Hill. AIMS, an organization of individuals and organizations committed to promoting health care simulation as a way to improve patient safety, invited me to be the keynote speaker at their annual meeting in March 2011.
This week, we launched the inaugural Community Health Improvement Week, designed to focus our time and effort to provide meaningful and needed education and services for the children and families of greater Houston and abroad.
Community Health Improvement Week is a national awareness event designed to: