March 4, 2016
Posted: Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
By Mary Ann Roser – American-Statesman Staff
In a recent visit to Austin, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy offered a simple solution to how people can live healthier lives: Walk. Be kind. Instead of seeing exercise and eating healthy as a chore, we can work to find ways of making it fun and preferred. Adults can also lead by example in the way they treat others, helping to establish a culture of kindness with importance put on emotional well-being.
Posted: March 2nd, 2016
By Brent Wistrom – AustinInno Staff Writer
Austin entrepreneur Mellie Price was recently nameddirector of technology innovation at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas. As Austin is already packed with startups creating new solutions to the problems we all face, Mellie is now tasked with finding those most beneficial to the aims of the new medical school, and responding quickly without losing them to a long process.
Posted: Feb. 29th, 2016
By Lauren Silverman, NPR
A new study shows that Texans are significantly more likely than adults nationwide to report difficulty seeing a doctor in the past two years. Almost 1 in 5 people in Texas say it’s gotten harder to see a doctor, and an uneven expansion of Obamacare within the state may be to blame.