Chronic Disease

You asked: Can men develop breast cancer?

October 26, 2016
Yes—Men do get breast cancer and here’s what you should know

Family matters: Common diseases affected by family history

June 17, 2016
Up-to-date on your family medical tree? If not, you should be

Type 1 vs. Type 2 diabetes: What’s the difference?

May 23, 2016
Your guide to diabetes and how to prevent/overcome the disease

Infographic: Do you have a migraine or a headache?

April 20, 2016
These disorders of the nervous system affect billions worldwide

10 common elderly health issues

February 11, 2016
Prepare to age successfully with this guide to senior health

Meeting the demand for patient-centered care with $5.4 million in grant funding

July 21, 2015

More than 5 million Texans live in dentally underserved areas, according to 2014 numbers from the Health Resources and Services Administration. Of those individuals, more than 1.5 million did not receive dental services the same year. What makes those figures even more staggering is that the needs of these vulnerable, underserved populations are not limited to dental care. Where oral health is lacking, there also may be unmet medical or psychosocial needs.

Center for Community Health Development awarded funding to evaluate American Heart Association national program

April 16, 2015

The American Heart Association (AHA) has selected the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health to lead the evaluation of a $3 million chronic disease prevention initiative.

The impact of age on chronic disease self-management

October 24, 2014

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. measures the health improvements of middle-aged and older adults following participation in a chronic disease self-management program.