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Poll Shows Widespread Support For Increasing Smoking Age To 21

More and more states are raising the smoking age, and Americans — across racial, educational and income groups — think it’s a good idea.

October 19, 2017
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If you have questions for our panel about ways to fight obesity and encourage healthy eating, tweet them to us using hashtag #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/CkaQw7Ny7g

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Great turnout tonight at our #TMCHealthyEating event. We are discussing ways of making healthy food choices (and tasting great, healthy food from @ThirdCoastHOU) https://t.co/VaplDsGjcv

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Don't let the dreary weather deter you. Join us at 5:30 pm tonight to discuss the @TXMedCenter's Healthy Eating Initiatives, our effort to promote healthy food choices in our own backyard -- and beyond. Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMChealthyeating https://t.co/bLMtk69eiB

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Don't let the wet weather keep you away! Join us tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the Texas Medical Center as we discuss our initiative to promote healthy food choices in our own backyard.

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Medicare for All is poised to be one of the most hotly-debated topics among Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination. But, what, exactly does it mean? That depends on who you ask. Explore 10 different versions of the proposal here, via The Upshot.

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"Medicare for All" will be a hotly-debated topic among Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination. But, what, exactly does Medicare for All mean? That depends on who you ask. Explore 10 different versions of the proposal via @UpshotNYT https://t.co/QRXipqDhBW https://t.co/bzf5n5knXi

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ICYMI: Our director Dr. Tim Garson spoke with Houston Matters/Houston Public Media where he proposed creative ways to address the looming doctor shortage facing Texas. Click to listen.

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ICYMI: Our director Dr. Tim Garson spoke with @HoustonMatters on @HoustonPubMedia, where he proposed creative ways to address the looming doctor shortage facing Texas https://t.co/JnlzIYeBAH https://t.co/xhWxrBsHtU

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Tune in to @HoustonMatters today at Noon CST on @HoustonPubMedia. We'll be discussing creative steps we can take to ensure the nation doesn't face a shortage of doctors as Baby Boomers age and increase the demands on the health care system. Listen live at https://t.co/QLTdQemWg0 https://t.co/TuPJffb6qk

1 month ago
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Can menu labels really help consumers make healthy choices? Just us 2/28 at the @TXMedCenter as we discuss. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/8lBJhtecwL

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RT @TXMedCenter: What happens to a child when his parent gets jailed? @SheriffEd_HCSO and leaders from @TexasChildrens discuss the results…

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What are the best ways we can help people choose healthy foods? Join our discussion 2/28 in Houston at the @TXMedCenter. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQjvUF #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/bVYh0LCZzu

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Join us 2/28 in Houston as we share the results of a major new effort to promote healthy food choices within the @TXMedCenter. Featuring experts from @UTexasSPH @CANDOHouston @TAMU_SPH More info and free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/u64e3YnkKS

2 months ago
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Our executive committee member Ken Janda of @CHCTexas offers up ways Texas can protect the health of its residents if ACA goes down. "Health care in Texas doesn’t have to be chaotic," Janda writes. Read more from the @HoustonChron https://t.co/kTct8yBISn https://t.co/m1lLDQonz6

2 months ago
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ICYMI: Our executive committee member @elenamarks of @Health4Texas writes for the @HoustonChron that we shouldn't lose sight of just how far we've come since ACA became law. https://t.co/35xZvPrx6d https://t.co/ikFMw0xHrT

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