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Health Tips Archives

Aging successfully in the Brazos Valley

May 10, 2021
As part of Older Americans Month, Center for Population Health and Aging staff and local community partners share tips for promoting healthy aging

How often should I wash my linens?

April 22, 2021
Not washing your sheets, towels, blankets and pillows frequently enough could result in avoidable health issues

COVID vaccines and infertility: Fact vs fiction

March 18, 2021
No evidence supports the claim that COVID-19 vaccines harm fertility or pregnancy

Oral health and the heart

February 24, 2021
How healthy teeth and gums can affect overall wellness

Boiling water for drinking during a power outage

February 19, 2021
A chemist explains how to boil and store tap water during a water-boil advisory

Acetaminophen’s effects on vaccines

January 19, 2021
Some people believe taking an over-the-counter fever reducer before a vaccine disrupts the body’s immune response. A pediatric nurse practitioner provides some insight

5 tips for a healthy holiday season this year

December 17, 2020
As the unprecedented year comes to a close, it’s important to be mindful of our physical and mental health

Does giving make people happier?

December 1, 2020
A review of the research shows positive neurological effects associated with giving

POV: Does decorating for the holidays early improve mental health?

November 20, 2020
For some it may, but it depends on how you look at it
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