Your emergency preparedness plan

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.

Researching environmental toxins in Houston

August 27, 2019

Two years after Hurricane Harvey unleashed torrential rains on Houston Texas, join us as a public health researcher explains his years of studying environmental contaminants in the city and what changed after the hurricane.

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.

Engineering better approaches to infectious diseases

August 13, 2019

For Zhilei Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, protein engineering is the "hammer" she uses to tackle "nails" like Zika virus and C. diff. Join us for a discussion about her recent research on neutralizing toxins produced by C. diff bacteria.

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.

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.

Addressing the nursing shortage

July 30, 2019

The Institute of Medicine has called for raising the percentage of registered nurses in the workforce who have at least a bachelor's degree in nursing to 80 percent from the current number of 56 percent. The Texas A&M College of Nursing is working to help increase that number and address the nursing shortage in the state and nation.

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.

Space flight medicine

July 16, 2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, was the first time humans set foot on another world. On its 50th anniversary, a space flight medicine researcher explains what happens to the body when venturing beyond Earth.