Tips for medication storage and disposal

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.

What is positive deviance?

July 2, 2019

Jodie Gary, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, explains her research on positive deviance and how its study can help improve health care outcomes.

Can the sun make you sick?

June 25, 2019

From sun stroke to sun poisoning, Cindy Weston, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, explains all sun-related health problems.

The aging brain

June 18, 2019

William Griffith, PhD, Regents Professor and head of the Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics at the College of Medicine, shares his research on the aging brain and how the developing field of optogenetics may help us better understand brain trauma.

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.