Colorectal cancer screening guidelines

Colorectal cancer screening guidelines

March 29, 2019

Colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, can be treated if caught early. That's why everyone 45 and over should be screened.

Sprains, strains or tears? Oh my!

March 26, 2019

Sprains, strains and tears happen, but do you know the difference? Martin Mufich at the Texas A&M College of Nursing explains what you need to know.

Endometriosis awareness month

March 22, 2019

Endometriosis is a hard-to-diagnose condition that plagues women, sometimes without them even knowing. That's why it's important to be aware of the symptoms and talk to your health care provider with any questions.

Research-backed reasons to have that colon cancer screening

March 19, 2019

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and experts want you to know that if you're between 50 and 70, you need to get screened...and it's not as miserable as people assume. Jane Bolin, BSN, JD, PhD, the associate dean for research at the Texas A&M College of Nursing and a professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, breaks down the process.

Right-sized health care

March 12, 2019

Today we're talking with Nancy Dickey, MD, and Bree Watzak, PharmD, two experts at Texas A&M who are helping to address the issue of hospital closures in rural and outlying areas in the United States.

Surprisingly painful moments

March 5, 2019

Why does something as small as a paper cut hurt so much? Gabriel Neal, MD, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, explains why superficial afflictions can cause so much pain.

Managing your diabetes, arthritis and more: What works

February 26, 2019

Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, explains the research-backed best ways to manage chronic diseases like diabetes and arthritis.

February is American Heart Month

February 22, 2019

One in four deaths in the United States is attributed to heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention give some helpful tips.

Let’s Prepare for the Unexpected

February 19, 2019

Are you prepared if the unexpected strikes? Angela Clendenin, PhD, at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, and Martin Mufich, MSN, RN, at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, discuss some steps you can take to prepare yourself and those you love for a disaster.

Genetics, and what is CRISPR anyway?

February 12, 2019

David Reiner, PhD, associate professor at the Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology, explains his genetics research, how CRISPR works and why a tiny worm can teach us about ourselves.