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Crafting Compelling Handouts with Canva: Elevate Your Public Health Initiatives
As a statewide public health nonprofit committed to reducing preventable diseases and increasing health access in Texas, we understand the importance of effective communication in driving change. One powerful tool at our disposal is Canva—a user-friendly design platform that empowers…
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May 9, 2024

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Maximizing Your Healthier Texas Summit Conference Experience
A Guide to Conference Success As a statewide public health nonprofit dedicated to fostering healthier communities in Texas, we recognize the immense value of events that allow public health professionals, health champions, and others to connect and collaborate. This annual…
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May 2, 2024

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Navigating the Speaker Journey
A Beginner’s Guide to Presenting at the Healthier Texas Summit Your voice and experience is needed to drive the conversations and initiatives that will shape a healthier future for Texas. As we gear up for this year’s summit, we’re here…
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April 4, 2024

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Celebrate Earth Day: Easy Ways to Help Our Planet
As advocates for Texan health and well-being, we understand the vital role our planet plays in supporting our collective health. With Earth Day approaching, it’s an opportunity to reflect on how even the smallest of actions can contribute to a…
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March 28, 2024

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Solar Eclipse Safety: Protecting Your Eyes and Health
As Texans prepare to witness the awe-inspiring sight of a solar eclipse, it’s important to prioritize safety and health. While eclipses offer a rare and unforgettable experience, improper viewing can pose significant risks. In this blog post, we’ll provide comprehensive…
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March 21, 2024

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Celebrate Easter the Healthy Way
Easter is almost here, and it’s a time for fun with family and friends. But did you know you can also make it a healthy celebration? As a public health nonprofit working to increase health access in Texas, we’ve got…
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March 14, 2024

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Springing forward for your health
As the days grow longer and the temperature begins to rise, springtime brings with it a sense of renewal. It’s a time for shedding the winter blues and embracing new beginnings, especially when it comes to our health and well-being.…
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March 10, 2024

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Mastering Meal Prep: A Guide to Healthier Eating and Savings 
In today’s fast-paced world, finding time to prepare healthy meals can often feel like an impossible task. However, with a little planning and preparation, learning how to meal prep can lead to healthier eating habits and also save you time…
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February 25, 2024

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Sip Smarter, Live Better: Your Guide to Healthier Beverage Options
In our journey towards better health, we often overlook or forget about the beverages we consume daily. From hydrating fluids to indulgent treats, our drink choices can significantly impact our well-being. Let’s dive into the world of smart drink choices…
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February 18, 2024

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Guilt-Free Game Day Foods Beyond the Veggie Tray
Are you ready to tackle game day with a lineup of delicious and healthy snacks that go beyond the usual veggie tray? Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or just there for the commercials, these recipes will keep you…
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February 11, 2024

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Spreading Kindness for Better Health: A Pathway to Well-being
Welcome to Week 6 of Community Challenge and Random Acts of Kindness Week! At It’s Time Texas we believe that kindness is not just a virtue, but a powerful force for improving both individual well-being and community health. As we…
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February 11, 2024

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Eating the Rainbow: Healthy Snacking Done Right
  Welcome back to Week 5 of our Community Challenge, where we’re diving into the crucial topic of healthy snacking. This week, our focus is on incorporating a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into our daily snacks. Inspired…
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February 3, 2024

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Overcoming Health Challenges
Embarking on the path to a healthier life means addressing common challenges that can make it hard to stay active. This blog will show you simple ways to tackle issues like not having enough time, bad weather, or not knowing…
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January 27, 2024

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Exploring Ways to Practice Self-Care 
  Welcome to Week 3 of the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge—an exciting journey towards building healthier habits and embracing well-being. As your dedicated partners in this 8-week adventure, we’re here to delve deeper into the theme of self-care, offering…
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January 21, 2024

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Unlocking the Power of Aerobic Activity
As we embark on week 2 of our 8-week Community Challenge to improve our health, we’re diving into the world of aerobic activity. It is a key element in transforming your lifestyle and reducing the risk of preventable diseases. Let’s…
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January 14, 2024