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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

Repairing a broken system: The role of technology

December 11, 2016
How disruptive technologies can help keep the health care team (and the patient) on track

A diet of fruits, vegetables may help kidney disease patients

December 9, 2016
Texas A&M researchers find simple diet modifications may be as effective as medication for kidney disease

Tips for a healthy prostate

December 7, 2016
Take charge of your prostate health with these tips

You Asked: Can you sneeze with your eyes open?

December 6, 2016
The body’s blinking response is likely there to protect itself from germs

You Asked: Can you unconsciously forget an experience?

December 5, 2016
Your psyche is sensitive, and if it blocks an incident, it was for its protection

Texas A&M researchers discover a new regulator of mitochondria in invasive cancer growth

November 23, 2016
How the powerhouse of the cell affects the spread of deadly cancers

Treating diabetes using ‘the pharmacy within’

November 18, 2016
How the gut microbiome plays a major role in the development of type 2 diabetes
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