While it may sound reassuring that only four percent of travelers have tested positive for Zika, Scott Lillibridge, M.D., with the Texas A&M School of Public Health, says these low numbers shouldn’t be taken lightly. According to Lillibridge, this signals the need to worry about travelers who don’t exhibit symptoms of the virus but could still be infected.Read the full article at CNN
Zika’s arrival in the U.S. this summer seems almost inevitable, health officials keep saying. So, the looming question is: Once Zika is here, how big will the outbreak be? Scott Lillibridge, M.D., an epidemiologist at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, weighs in.Read the full article at NPR
A child’s dental health begins at the time of conception, says William Wathen, DMD, professor at the Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, who recommends mothers-to-be visit the dentist before, during and after pregnancy. Here, he offers a timeline of when and how to keep your youngsters’ teeth and gums healthy.Read the full article at U.S. News & World Report
Pertinent to college students everywhere, the Texas A&M Health Science Center has developed a graphic breaking down just how quickly alcohol travels through the body.Read the full article at Houston Chronicle
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