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COVID-19 Archives

Outreach effort connects dental hygiene students to retirement home residents

October 28, 2020
A new pen-pal project, Hand in Hand, allows dental hygiene students to become comfortable interacting with older adults

POV: Colleges and the Thanksgiving COVID-19 risk

October 16, 2020
Holiday plans may have to change

Top U.S. health officials visit with Texas A&M leaders and students, tour vaccine facility on campus

September 29, 2020
HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams gave encouraging remarks about a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon and urged all to get flu shot

For rural communities, pandemic compounds strained health care systems

September 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached rural communities, which Texas A&M rural health experts say already have sicker populations and limited resources

The convergence of the flu and COVID-19

August 31, 2020
Getting a flu vaccine is one of the most important health precautions to take this fall season

The COVID-19 social connectivity paradox

August 25, 2020
Physical distancing measures meant to protect older adults from COVID-19 could be simultaneously harmful to their health

Charcoal could aid treatment of COVID-19

August 3, 2020
Artificial enzymes made of treated charcoal could have the power to curtail damaging levels of superoxides

A call to duty: Dental professor leads Texas Air National Guard medics at COVID-19 testing sites

July 24, 2020
Need for more COVID-19 testing sites lands guardsman in El Paso

Coping with stress, anxiety and sleep issues amid current events

July 20, 2020
Sleep problems are on the rise for Americans, but there are ways to manage them