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Center receives national health care award

August 13, 2019
Healthcare Leadership Council honors the Center for Population Health and Aging with the 2019 Redefining American Healthcare Award

Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for many parents

August 7, 2019
Why some parents – despite the scientific community’s conclusions that childhood vaccines are safe – put their children at risk by not vaccinating them

Improving care for those living with dementia

August 7, 2019
Center for Population Health and Aging researching technology-based interventions

On alert: Operator factors that influence rig safety

August 5, 2019
Researchers investigate offshore oil drilling operator situation awareness

Study finds lead in drinking water in some eastern Houston homes

August 2, 2019
Older homes with lead pipes, in conjunction with the chemicals used during the water purification process, underlie problem

The value of a living and learning laboratory

August 1, 2019
Why using Texas A&M University campus as a living learning laboratory and research space is a good thing for public health—and the university

Advancing telemonitoring technology in Texas

July 31, 2019
Texas A&M researchers from the Health Science Center and College of Engineering teamed up on a report that underscores the importance of telemonitoring technology

Researchers investigate psychology of delaying childhood vaccination

July 30, 2019
Conspiratorial thinking, aversion to needles and moral purity identified as psychological factors impacting vaccination behavior

How technology could be a solution to caregiver shortage for seniors

July 25, 2019
Older adults are embracing technology as a means of improving their health