Without access to affordable healthy foods, a nutritious diet and good health are out of reach for many in our community. As a result, poor diet-related diseases like diabetes and obesity are on the rise among children.
Surprise medical bills and expensive doctors visits are adding up as we get through this pandemic. A recent study shows debt from medical care has skyrocketed in the United States. More than half of all the bills in collection right now are medical bills meaning debt collectors have gotten involved.
Every new mom and dad has to adjust to the changes as they become parents, but moms who decide to breastfeed face additional challenges. Kristina Beaugh, mother of two daughters, remembers the new mom struggle all too well.
Our Lady of the Lake team members and leadership will welcome the Disaster Medical Assistance Team from the Department of Health and Human Services who will provide support and increased patient care capacity at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
By Jill Riepenhoff, Daniela Molina, Jamie Grey and Lee Zurik
Antes del año pasado, la inseguridad alimentaria afectó a aproximadamente el 10,5% de los residentes de EE. UU. Una vez que la pandemia cerró en gran medida la economía, los expertos estiman que el porcentaje de personas que sufren de inseguridad alimentaria al menos se duplicó.
As we start to make progress and put the pandemic behind us, a problem that may have been slightly overlooked is the impact that it’s had on our mental health, especially within our Hispanic communities.
Six major utilities today announced a plan to ensure that electric vehicle drivers have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast through the Midwest and South, and into the Gulf Coast and Central Plains regions.