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Reliable COVID-19 short-term forecasting

April 15, 2021
New model developed at Texas A&M proves successful in predicting COVID-19 infection rates two to three weeks in advance

Public health professor Kenneth Mcleroy receives SOPHE Distinguished Fellow Award

April 9, 2021
Among the most impactful public health scholars through his influence on research and practice, McLeroy was recognized with Society of Public Health Education’s highest award

Predicting mutated gene associated with melanoma

April 8, 2021
Cost-effective model for predicting genetic risk factor for melanoma receiving international endorsement

Safety of crumb rubber mulch on playgrounds

April 6, 2021
Study measuring heavy metals in crumb rubber mulch concludes it presents minimal health risks that are offset by injury risk reduction

Texas A&M taking part in new study to determine if vaccinated people can still spread COVID-19

April 1, 2021
Student volunteers from Texas A&M University will participate in a nationwide clinical trial to test if a COVID-19 vaccine prevents infection and transmission of the virus

Peña-Purcell appointed to Texas Diabetes Council by Governor Abbott

March 31, 2021
Council will provide guidance to Texas Legislature on diabetes and diabetes education

Suicide rates are on the rise among older white men in rural areas

March 29, 2021
Researchers uncover trends in suicide deaths of American men 65 and older

Active for life: Ory celebrates 20 years at Texas A&M, receives prestigious award

March 24, 2021
Upon receiving The Association of Former Students’ Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, Ory reflects on her career in healthy aging

Study: Pollutant levels after Hurricane Harvey exceeded lifetime cancer risk in some areas

March 22, 2021
Researchers analyze how flooding from Harvey increased exposure to harmful chemicals in the Manchester neighborhood of Houston