Everyone’s role in fighting human trafficking

Everyone’s role in fighting human trafficking

June 11, 2019

Americans everywhere are being subverted into modern-day slavery, and it’s happening all around us. Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CA-CPSANE, CHSE, discusses the role of health care providers in identifying victims of human trafficking and how everyone can play a part in the fight against it.

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.

Improving access to mental health care

May 28, 2019

As the stigma surrounding mental health decreases, demand for mental health care is on the rise. Carly McCord, PhD, licensed psychologist and director of Telebehavioral Health at Texas A&M, explains the role of technology in bringing quality mental health care professionals to all Texans.

How chemicals mothers breathe affect their children

May 21, 2019

Natalie Johnson, PhD, assistant professor at Texas A&M School of Public Health, explains her research on pregnant women’s exposure to contaminants in the air, using both laboratory and applied methods.

Summertime health

May 14, 2019

School is out for summer! A pediatric nurse practitioner discusses some common health issues that pop up during these hot summer months.

The opioid epidemic: The problem and some solutions

May 7, 2019

Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH, and Joy Alonzo, M. Engineering, PharmD, share their insights on the opioid crisis and why its impacts may be underreported. They also offer some reasons to be hopeful that we can make a difference, including the efforts of the Texas A&M Opioid Task Force.

Researching how to prevent PTSD after sexual assault

April 30, 2019

Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A, CP-SANE, associate professor in the Forensic Nursing Program at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, is part of an interdisciplinary team researching how hormones may affect the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after sexual assault.

The importance of trust

April 23, 2019

Have you ever avoided a question at the doctor's office? A family nurse practitioner explains why you should be honest at your health care provider's office.

Live episode: Plugging Into Rural Healthcare Solutions

April 16, 2019

Listen to the full panel discussion, recorded live at South by Southwest 2019 in Austin, featuring Carrie L. Byington, MD, vice chancellor for health services at The Texas A&M University System, senior vice president of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine; Dan McCoy, MD, president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; Vivian Lee, MD, president of health platforms at Verily; and Greg Winfree, director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Creating the perfect nap

April 9, 2019

Sleep specialist Steve Bender, DDS, gives some helpful tips on how to create the perfect nap with small changes to your diet, lifestyle and environment.