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Listen in as our experts provide easy-to-digest information to improve your health in the modern world. Our Experts. Your Health.

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Are ADD and ADHD the same thing?

November 5, 2019

Andrew Harper, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, explains attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), common symptoms, medications and why it's no longer referred to as ADD.

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All things menopause

September 17, 2019

For National Menopausal Awareness month, a registered nurse explains how you will know you are in menopause and what to expect during that time period.

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Your emergency preparedness plan

September 3, 2019

While we are in the middle of hurricane season, we take a second to discuss disaster preparedness and what that could mean for you and your family.

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How long am I contagious?

August 20, 2019

Whether a child or an adult, a registered nurse gives some basic guidelines on how to tell if you should stay home with a short-term, possibly contagious illness.

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What is CBD oil?

August 8, 2019

Why is everyone talking about CBD oil? Jayne S. Reuben, PhD, an associate professor with the Texas A&M College of Dentistry explains everything you need to know about the health benefits and risks of using cannabidiol.

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Tips for medication storage and disposal

August 6, 2019

A pharmacist with the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy discusses some ways you can keep your medications safe from harm.

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Is it bad to sit in a wet bathing suit?

July 23, 2019

Whether yeast infection or chemical irritation, a Texas A&M College of Medicine OB-GYN explains the importance of changing out of a wet bathing suit.

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The happiness equation

July 9, 2019

Mary Leigh Meyer: Howdy, welcome to It Sounds Like Health! This is Mary Leigh Meyer. Sam Craft: And, I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh Meyer: And we are here today to talk about happiness, and we brought in Dr. Carly McCord. She’s a licensed psychologist. She’s the director of Telebehavioral Health and a clinical

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Can the sun make you sick?

June 25, 2019

From sun stroke to sun poisoning, Cindy Weston, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, explains all sun-related health problems.

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The importance of men’s health

June 4, 2019

For men's health awareness month, we brought in primary care physician Brandon Williamson, MD, with the Texas A&M College of Medicine's Family Medicine Residency Program to speak about some big ticket men's health topics.