Research explains why you should eat your broccoli

Research explains why you should eat your broccoli

October 9, 2019

Researchers explain their work on epigenetics and what it has to do with cancer prevention and the chemicals in foods like broccoli and cabbage.

Office ergonomics

October 1, 2019

What does ergonomics actually mean? And what does it have to do with your keyboard? Find out on this first episode of Work Factors.

What does ‘Medicare for All’ mean?

September 24, 2019

A political scientist, Timothy Callaghan, PhD, and an economist, Michael Morrisey, PhD, both at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, explain the different proposals for health care reform.

All things menopause

September 17, 2019

For National Menopausal Awareness month, a registered nurse explains how you will know you are in menopause and what to expect during that time period.

The microbiome: From blood pressure to behavior

September 10, 2019

Robert Alaniz, PhD, research assistant professor at the College of Medicine, explains how the microbes that live in (and on) all of us affect our health.

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.