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Child Health

Teething tips and tricks

November 11, 2016
Getting your child off to a good start with their new teeth

Spotting even the smallest tuberculosis infections to save even the tiniest patients

October 3, 2016
How Texas A&M researchers are developing new ways of detecting infection that might be especially helpful in children

Standing desks lead to improved BMI in children, research shows

August 23, 2016
In landmark study, desks that encourage elementary school-age children to stand during class are shown to cut down on obesity, lower BMI trajectory

INFOGRAPHIC: Get the facts on vaccines and children

May 18, 2016
Millions of deaths occur each year from vaccine-preventable diseases

Infographic: How do I handle breast milk?

August 6, 2015

Human milk is a fresh, living food with many antioxidant, antibacterial, probiotic and immune boosting properties. This guide will help you understand the different ways to handle and store human milk which is essential for breastfeeding success.

Fighting childhood obesity starts at home

July 10, 2015

To help better understand the cause of the growing obesity epidemic, Alison Pittman, M.S.N., RN, CPN, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, shares a few lifestyle-based solutions that can have an impact well past childhood.

Basics of a healthy lunch box

July 1, 2015

Outfit for the first day? Check. Backpack? Check. Lunch box? Check. A nutritious lunch to pack in that new lunch box? Oops. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. But with childhood obesity levels more than tripling in the last 30 years, packing a nutritious lunch is becoming more and more essential, says the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing.

School of Public Health receives federal grant to establish maternal and child health program

May 14, 2015

The Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $350,000, 5-year grant to support the creation of the interdisciplinary program in maternal and child health at the school.

School of Public Health leads new initiative to help children with special health care needs

March 31, 2015

Darcy McMaughan, Ph.D. leads the effort to develop the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) Kids Screening and Assessment Instrument for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex health conditions.

Wells to present research at AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research Close-Up Briefing

August 22, 2014

Rebecca Wells, Ph.D. was invited to present and discuss her research at a Public Health Systems Research Close-Up Briefing conducted by AcademyHealth in Washington D.C.