Medicine Archives

Myths and misconceptions about the flu shot

November 8, 2019
A family medicine physician answers commonly asked questions about the flu vaccine

Texas A&M-Houston Methodist visionary EnMed program off to stellar start

November 1, 2019
The inaugural class of 25 students enrolled in the EnMed program celebrated at a symposium held at the Houston Methodist Hospital

Infographic: Gynecological appointment guide

November 1, 2019
Learn how to become an educated, empowered patient before you visit your women's health care provider to have the best chance at receiving high quality, comprehensive care

From microscopes to medical school

October 23, 2019
How one Aggie found connections between research and medicine

7 skin issues to discuss with your primary care provider

October 21, 2019
From acne to eczema, your primary care provider can address most skin-related health issues

MD/PhD student studies fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

October 21, 2019
Research identifies predictors for outcomes of prenatal alcohol exposure

National Depression Screening Day shines light on mental health treatment

October 10, 2019
To bring awareness of the importance depression screening, this annual event will be held on Oct. 10 this year

Advancing cancer care and research

October 10, 2019
Funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas supports multiple Health Science Center cancer programs

Chronic pain: The mental and physical aspects of coping

October 9, 2019
If you live with chronic pain, experts recommend your pain management plan includes considerations for both your mental and physical needs

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