Health

Injured at Work? Understand Your Legal Rights and Options

If you are injured at work, you are entitled to get benefits under the workers’ compensation program. Businesses with more than 50 employees are required by the law in different states to provide workers’ compensation insurance to protect their workers. The benefits that you can get depend on your injuries and other workplace factors. However, you need to understand your rights when you are hurt at work. Read on to learn your legal rights and […]

How to Improve Your Wellness During the Pandemic

If one thing is for sure it’s that we will all remember 2020! The covid-19 pandemic has changed the world for the present and perhaps, in some ways, for the future. Businesses have been forced to close for long periods and many have not reopened. People have been furloughed or are out of a job. Many of us may have lost loved ones to the disease, and millions have suffered from this terrible illness. Health […]

8 Best Ways To Improve Digestion Naturally

Many people remember digestion problems only when it gets worse. Improper diet, chronic stress, food intolerances, diseases, certain medications – all these can cause digestive problems. These include abdominal discomfort, heartburn, nausea, gas, flatulence, constipation, and diarrhea. If you plan your day correctly, monitor your diet and your emotional health, in most cases, you can relieve yourself of unpleasant symptoms. What to do if you periodically suffer from abdominal pain, bloating, and indigestion? You will […]

NRG Vaccine Site Video April 2021

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Andrew Torres, 4th Medial Group, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, and Airman Treshun Word, 366th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, walk the lanes at the NRG Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in Houston, March 18, 2021.

Shot by FEMA/Army Sgt All video and photos have written content giving names, titles the units the Air Force Service Members are with, etc.   Self-contained, sort of a nat sound pkg.  All shot from inside the car. Has music under DVIDS – Video – The Vaccination Process at Houston NRG CVC (dvidshub.net)  2:51 Shots & nat sound include: Arriving at the NRG gate; Driving to the first set of registration tents where the bar code […]

Oakbend Medical Center Names Physician Of The Year

Dr. Gildardo Andres Ceballos

Because 2020 made gatherings difficult, the presentation of the 2020 Physician of the Year was made at the Physician Appreciation Breakfast, held at OakBend Medical Center on April 1, 2021. Dr. Gildardo Andres Ceballos was named OakBend Medical Center’s 2020 Physician of the Year. The hospital received several nominations for the Physician of the Year award, and Dr. Ceballos was praised for his support of the OakBend Medical Center and the OakBend Medical Group and […]

MD Anderson Researchers Recognized by AACR

Nicholas Navin, Ph.D., Kaysia Ludford, M.D., and Moran Amit, M.D., Ph.D

Junior investigators Nicholas Navin, Ph.D., Kaysia Ludford, M.D., and Moran Amit, M.D., Ph.D., receive awards for cancer research Three researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been honored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and will give virtual award lectures at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021: Nicholas Navin, Ph.D., associate professor, Genetics, is the recipient of the 2021 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Cancer Research Kaysia Ludford, M.D., assistant professor, General Oncology, is the 2020 […]

Oakbend Medical Center Honors Doctors And Receives Proclamation From City Of Richmond

L to R: Dr. Thomas Reilly, Dr. Ivan Mefford, Dr. Carlos Munoz, Dr. Genna Lubrano, Dr. Ed Uthman

OakBend Medical Center honored the doctor’s that serve the hospital with a Physician Appreciation Breakfast. The breakfast was set in the hospital’s Joe and Doris Gurecky Atrium and included several presentations. Mayor Rebecca Haas presented a proclamation proclaiming April 1, 2021 as OAKBEND MEDICAL CENTER HEALTHCARE APPRECIATION DAY. Congressman Troy Nehls, Executive Advisor, Thomas Goodfellow spoke on behalf of the Congressman and Barbara Spruill, District Director for the Congressman. Certificates of Appreciation were presented to […]

How to Ensure a Just Compensation After an Accident

Enduring and recovering from an accident is bad enough. Recovery from an accident can take longer than you think. As well as recovery time you also want to ensure that you receive just and adequate compensation to make sure that all of your costs are covered. There are lots of costs that you can incur when recovering from an accident such as medical expenses and lost wages, all of these figures can quickly add up […]

Covid-19 And Closed Areas: The Right Way To Disinfect Indoor Spaces

It is essential to clean and disinfect your indoor spaces regularly, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic period. Cleaning your indoor surfaces prevents viruses, bacteria, and pests, including moths and bedbugs, from invading your home. Regular cleaning and disinfection are also crucial in preventing and mitigating the SARS-CoV-2, which causes the coronavirus disease. It is not that complicated disinfecting the indoor spaces. You only need to use the proper disinfectants and cleaning procedures. Read on to […]

Houston VA Now Vaccinating ALL Veterans, Caregivers, and Spouses

Open to all Veterans, not just those enrolled in VA health care The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is now vaccinating all Veterans, their caregivers, spouses, and CHAMPVA beneficiaries under the SAVE LIVES Act. No appointment is necessary, and wait times are minimal. Vaccination times and locations at the Houston VA: Monday & Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walk-in Clinic: Bldg. 108A Wednesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drive-thru Clinic: Enter through the Almeda Gate […]