Diabetes-related hospital mortality affected by geography

Diabetes-related hospital mortality affected by geography

April 29, 2019
Research shows South and Midwest regions have greater need for nutrition education, early screening and expansion of specialized outpatient care than other regions

Laws against texting while driving reduce emergency room visits

March 21, 2019
New research shows that primary bans on texting while driving prevent motor vehicle crash-related visits to emergency departments

Urban-rural disparities in cancer deaths

January 11, 2019
Southwest Rural Health Research Center finds striking disparities in mortality rates from lung, prostate and colon cancer in rural areas

The burden of diabetes in rural America

September 6, 2018
Texas A&M center issues policy briefs on diabetes diagnosis and access to medical care, diabetes mortality rates and diabetes-related hospital deaths

Research on texting while driving shapes Texas law

June 15, 2018
Cars are safer than ever, but distracted drivers are still a danger on the roads

Ferdinand finds laws restricting texting while driving save lives

July 1, 2014

Although not all states have laws restricting texting while driving, a recent study by Alva Ferdinand, Dr.P.H., J.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, indicates if they did, it would save lives.