Texas A&M welcomes national center to improve rural health care

Texas A&M welcomes national center to improve rural health care

September 13, 2018
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration selects Texas A&M to lead center addressing American rural health care access

Tackling the national opioid epidemic with a comprehensive strategy

August 27, 2018
Opioid Task Force grows statewide impact, plans for national improvement

Texas A&M Health Science Center students come together for flu vaccine clinics

October 4, 2017
On-campus clinics offer interprofessional education opportunities

Making “What If” Possible: Bringing care to Bolivian village

August 9, 2017
Multidisciplinary medical team provide needed services, get back more in exchange

‘Huddling’ together for student learning and patient health

July 3, 2017
An interprofessional educational activity that benefits actual patients

Changing the future of health education with interprofessional collaboration

August 15, 2016
How the Texas A&M University Health Science Center is training future health professionals in ‘team medicine’

Surge in heroin use tied to prescription opioid abuse, according to CDC

August 17, 2015

Heroin use has increased a staggering 63 percent over the last 10 years according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That increase, according to the agency, is closely tied to the growing abuse of prescription opioids; an alarming 45 percent of Americans addicted to heroin are also addicted to prescription opioids.

Q&A: An important step forward for Rx drug abuse

March 9, 2015

Every 25 seconds, someone loses their life to a prescription drug overdose; and in 2012, drug overdoses were the leading cause of injury death among 25-to-64 year olds. Pharmacist Bree Watzak discusses what the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is doing to prepare students to combat prescription drug abuse that leads to overdoses, and what national initiatives are on the horizon.

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy offers specialized rotation in drug addiction

October 31, 2014

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy will offer an elective to students in substance abuse Advance Pharmacy Practice Experiential (APPE) rotations at the South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services (STSARS) in Corpus Christi as an option for professional student pharmacists who are interested in treating addictions.

Managing medications: how to build a medication list

July 10, 2014

Emergencies can occur at any time or place—whether it’s a health emergency or a natural disaster. It’s often difficult to prepare for the unexpected, but keeping an updated list of medications could be a lifesaver during an emergency.