Jerome M. Adams, M.D., the 20th Surgeon General of the United States, will give the opening keynote address at the 2018 Healthier Texas Summit, which is being held in Austin Oct. 25-26.
Northeast Texas has among the highest mortality rates in the state for each of the five leading causes of death in the U.S., finds a new report from the UT System Office of Population Health.
Our bodies and minds are one. Physical health and mental health are inextricably bound together. But we can easily lose sight of how poorly and infrequently this basic truth is reflected in the systems we’ve developed to care for ourselves and one another.