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Federal grant to develop teleforensic remote assistance center

October 9, 2019
Interdisciplinary team will establish a statewide telehealth program to increase access to high-quality care for victims of sexual assault in rural, underserved areas

Top reasons to visit your primary care provider

October 7, 2019
Whether for preventive or acute care, your primary care provider can help you live your healthiest life in a variety of ways

The do’s and don’ts of fasting before routine bloodwork

October 3, 2019
Occasionally, your primary care provider may ask you to fast prior to your appointment, and a physician explains what to do

Dickey awarded for dedication and leadership in family medicine

October 2, 2019
American Academy of Family Physicians announced Nancy Dickey, MD, won the prestigious John G. Walsh Award

Students practice mass inoculation during flu vaccine clinics

September 30, 2019
Hundreds of faculty and staff from Texas A&M University receive free flu shots from Health Science Center students

Empowering from the bottom up

September 26, 2019
Medical student Megan Badejo strives to inspire young girls and teach them the importance of following their dreams

Addressing Texas’ psychiatrist shortage

September 24, 2019
A grant awarded to the Texas A&M College of Medicine helps the Department of Psychiatry to plan for a psychiatry residency program

Giving hope and inspiration through medicine

September 20, 2019
First-year medical student Sarah Elmer was inspired to go into medicine by the neonatologist who cared for her baby brother

Leading the way

September 18, 2019
College of Medicine graduate leaving her mark through service to her alma mater and in her field

What is psoriasis?

September 18, 2019
Although not contagious or infectious, this autoimmune disease can be associated with various other health conditions

Fact or fiction: Hurricanes cause labor

September 5, 2019
Fiction…although hurricanes are correlated with preterm labor, they do not cause labor, and the debate continues about what's going on

Avoiding dehydration

August 29, 2019
Staying hydrated throughout the day makes it easier to prevent dehydration, and ultimately heat stroke, during after-school sports

$2.5 million Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant to help cultivate physician scientists

August 26, 2019
Collaboration includes Houston Methodist and Texas Medical Center

What is West Nile virus?

August 22, 2019
As cases of West Nile virus emerge around the country, here’s what you should know

4 parts of the body impacted by high blood pressure

August 21, 2019
One in three adults has hypertension, which—when left uncontrolled—can cause serious health issues

Waer named Texas A&M College of Medicine interim dean

August 19, 2019
National search for permanent dean to begin next year

Measles and back to school

August 15, 2019
As the school year begins, bringing people closer together, it is important to know how this highly contagious respiratory disease spreads and how it can be prevented

Lyme disease ‘keeps moving and carries on’

August 9, 2019
Texas A&M research looks to shed light on the Lyme disease pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi, and the ticks that carry it

The importance of sports physicals

August 6, 2019
A requirement for most teenage athletes, sports physicals aim to catch possible health problems that can make physical activity dangerous

Fast facts: Flesh-eating bacteria

August 1, 2019
How worried should we be about these terrifying-sounding bacteria, and what can we do about them?

Heat stroke: A doctor offers tips to stay safe as temperatures soar

July 26, 2019
Staying hydrated is key to avoiding heat stroke and other heat-related health problems