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Making the most of your inhaler

March 29, 2017
What you should know, and ask, to use your inhaler properly

Texas A&M College of Medicine among nation’s best at addressing priority health needs

March 27, 2017
High percentage of Aggie physicians practice primary care in rural and underserved areas to improve the health of Texans

Prone to sickness? Blame your genes

March 20, 2017
Whether or not you get sick might have something to do with your genetic makeup, research says

You Asked: What happens to your body when you eat too much salt?

March 7, 2017
The kidneys are key, and when they struggle, the body struggles

Empowering patients to take charge of their health

March 7, 2017
How health care professionals can give patients an active role in their own care

You Asked: How do diseases affect men and women differently?

March 6, 2017
What society accepts as the norm may not be what is actually taking place within the body

You Asked: What is autism?

March 2, 2017
It is a mental disorder, but understanding autism can really tax your brain

What firefighters can tell us about PTSD risk

February 17, 2017
Understanding traumatic stressors can inform interventions for all of us

You Asked: Which is more important—sleep, diet or exercise?

February 10, 2017
Opinions vary about which is the most vital for good health, but experts agree that sleep is neglected the most

SARS and MERS: What’s next?

February 8, 2017
The deadly outbreaks might not be in the news anymore, but they—and ones similar to them—are still a threat

Pertussis: What is it, and who is at risk?

February 6, 2017
The 100-day cough can be a lot more serious than it sounds—especially for the youngest and most vulnerable

You Asked: Does knuckle cracking damage joints?

February 6, 2017
The concern about a link between osteoarthritis and knuckle cracking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but knuckle cracking isn’t recommended

The marriage of public health and preventive medicine: Population health

February 3, 2017
What is population health, and why is it key to health care of the future?

You Asked: Why does my eyelid twitch at random times?

January 27, 2017
Sleepiness, stress, straining and stimulants could spur spasms, but they should stop in a blink

Searching for a solution to blindness

January 9, 2017
How Texas A&M researchers are working to solve diabetes-related vision loss

You Asked: Do I have a thyroid problem?

January 5, 2017
If your thyroid hormones are off, it could throw your body out of whack and leave you down in the dumps or way too wired

Repairing a broken system: Wrong care in the wrong places

January 5, 2017
Why underserved groups use the hospital emergency department instead of a primary care provider, and how we can fix it

Male firefighters not at increased risk of divorce, research shows

December 19, 2016
Female firefighters, but not males, have higher divorce rates than their peers in other professions

Fast facts: What you should know about mumps

December 16, 2016
A disease of the past makes a resurgence in Texas

You Asked: Why do I get the chills when I’m not cold?

December 13, 2016
Adrenaline fuels the hair-raising sensation that accompanies anxiety and emotion
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