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Public health students address real-world challenges in the Brazos Valley

January 19, 2022
Jeffrey J. Hatala’s capstone class works to address transportation issues for vulnerable populations lacking access to health care

Repeated exposure to major disasters has long-term mental health impacts

January 13, 2022
Study finds that Houston residents who experienced two or more hazardous events in the past five years had a reduction in mental health scores

Asthma education program in South Texas shown to improve health outcomes

January 11, 2022
Evaluation of the Healthy South Texas asthma program suggests participation reduced health disparities among children with asthma in a low-income community

Public Health researcher develops new method for teaching biostatistics

January 10, 2022
Method uses computational thinking to impart conceptual statistical knowledge to students without a strong mathematical background

COVID-19 hospitalization costs and outcomes in 2020 improved over time

January 3, 2022
First comprehensive analysis of hospital in-patient costs and length of stay underscores the immense burden of the pandemic on health care resources in America

Affordable Care Act saw no coverage changes during Trump administration

December 21, 2021
Study shows that despite the shift in administration, the gains in coverage that were documented in 2016 and earlier remained stable in 2017 and 2018

Using ergonomics to help reduce pain from technology use

December 16, 2021
Study indicates interventions are needed to prevent musculoskeletal disorders from using smartphones

Six recommendations for promoting COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

December 14, 2021
First report from the Lancet Commission on Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance, and Demand in the USA provides six recommendations for improving COVID-19 vaccine uptake

Burdine, Khan named 2020-2021 Regents Professor Award winners

December 13, 2021
Award honors exemplary Texas A&M faculty members for their contributions to the university and the people of Texas
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