Don’t let pride go before a fall

Don’t let pride go before a fall

January 15, 2019

About 3 million older adults are treated in the emergency department for fall-related injuries each year. Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, distills his research on fall prevention programs and offers some practical advice.

Myths and facts about keeping your new year’s resolution

January 8, 2019

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.

New year, same me?

January 1, 2019

Ever wonder how to make and keep your New Year's resolutions? Matt Hoffman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, gives some helpful tips to pick the right kind of resolution for you.

Cell therapy—from bone repair to leukemia cure

December 18, 2018

Carl Gregory, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, collaborates with Texas A&M engineers to bring his ideas to market—and to patients.

Muscle can turn into fat: Fact or Fiction?

December 11, 2018

Do muscle cells turn into fat when you don't exercise? Or can fat cells be transformed into muscle? 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.

Not your mother’s birth control

December 4, 2018

Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine discusses the various myths and misconceptions about birth control. Which one is right for you?

Partners in and out of the lab

November 27, 2018

Husband-and-wife team Kristen Patrick, PhD, and Robert Watson, PhD, MPH, both assistant professors at the College of Medicine, use yeast to study bacteria and how they infect us.

You can be obese but healthy: Fact or fiction?

November 20, 2018

Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, breaks down what it means to be healthy and what the relationship is between health, fitness and weight.

New Physical Activity Guidelines

November 17, 2018

New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released for the first time since 2008

Dodge the flu, get vaccinated

November 17, 2018

It's not too late to get your flu shot this season, and Cindy Weston, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, an assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, breaks down what you need to know.