Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month   Each year, September is named as Blood Cancer Awareness Month. This awareness month was initiated to educate communities and to bring attention to the fight against blood cancer. According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), blood cancers are the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Furthermore,…

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National Ovarian Cancer Month

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National Ovarian Cancer Month   Each year, September is named as National Ovarian Cancer Month. This awareness month was initiated to educate communities on the importance of early detection and intervention in the fight against ovarian cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, ovarian cancer only affects a small percentage of women, but because women…

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National Suicide Prevention Month

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National Suicide Prevention Month   September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This month is recognized by many mental health advocates, organizations, survivors, and community members to unite and promote suicide prevention and awareness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 10-34. September is…

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Oyster Mariculture Program Launches in Texas

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Oyster Mariculture Program Launches in Texas

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Texas Oyster Mariculture Industry

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Texas Oyster Mariculture Industry   According to the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M- Corpus Christi, the oyster industry has been struggling in past years. This has been due to overfishing, natural and man-made disasters, which has impacted the oyster supply in Texas. However, oyster mariculture offers new economic opportunities and environmental benefits to the…

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