Tips for balancing being a parent, teacher and professional during the pandemic

Tips for balancing being a parent, teacher and professional during the pandemic

November 19, 2020

We got some advice from a clinical psychologist and education researcher for navigating the tricky balance between being a parent, teacher and professional during COVID-19 pandemic disruptions.

Can you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time?

October 28, 2020

We spoke with Dr. Gabriel Neal, family medicine physician, to learn what might happen if you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time, and how to avoid them. We also talked about a study Texas A&M is leading for a potential COVID-19 vaccine that may also boost efficacy of flu vaccine.

Why do Black Americans experience health disparities?

October 7, 2020

We spoke with the assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at the College of Dentistry to discuss health disparities faced by Black Americans, why the Black community has historical mistrust of health professionals, and ways we can evaluate our own innate biases so we can improve our outlook and treatment of people who are different from us.

Why we need better LGBTIQ+ education in the health sciences

September 21, 2020

No one should have difficulty accessing quality, compassionate health care. At Texas A&M Health, an interdisciplinary group is working to better prepare our students to care for LGBTIQ+ patients. We talk about some of the health disparities LGBTIQ+ patients face, reasons behind those disparities, and how we can do better.

COVID-19 mythbusting with epidemiologists

August 6, 2020

We sat down with two epidemiologists to set the record straight on common misconceptions surrounding COVID-19.

Self-care and mental health during the pandemic

July 23, 2020

Mental health is a major concern as people around the world navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and current events. Psychologist Carly McCord, PhD, and licensed social worker Bradley Bogdan give advice for building resiliency and seeking help for mental health.

The COVID-19 vaccine trial Texas A&M Health is leading

May 20, 2020

Researchers at Texas A&M Health are leading a phase 4 clinical trial to find out if an existing tuberculosis vaccine, BCG, can protect against COVID-19 illness.

Safety climate and culture

January 14, 2020

An expert in industrial organizational psychology at Texas A&M dives into safety climate, how it differs from safety culture, and how to assess the safety climate of an organization.

Myths and facts about keeping your new year’s resolution

January 7, 2020

Is your resolution doomed to fail by the middle of January? Is it true that to get results you need to make a big change? Find out with Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Bloating reasons and relief

December 17, 2019

A family nurse practitioner breaks down the most common reasons people feel bloated and what you can do to find relief.

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