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Featured News

DSHS Keeps Tabs on Asbestosis and Silicosis

Heidi Bojes, director, Environmental Epidemiology and Disease Registries Section; Dr. Ketki Patel, epidemiologist, Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch; Kindle Pierce, epidemiologist, Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch; and Emily Hall, manager, Health Assessment and Toxicology Program.

The Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance program educates people about the dangers of asbestos and silica and tracks the incidence of these lung diseases across the state.

Members Sought for Drug Utilization Review Board

Are you interested in the statewide Drug Utilization Review Program for Medicaid? HHSC is looking for members to join the Drug Utilization Review Board. Apply by March 27.

HHS Works to Prevent Brain Injuries, Helps Texans Get Treatment

The Office of Disability Prevention for Children, the Office of Acquired Brain Injury and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services work together to prevent brain injuries and help Texans who have them.

Learn about the new Office of Disability Prevention for Children, which focuses on preventing developmental disabilities, such as brain injury and fetal alcohol syndrome, in infants and young children.