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Using technology to make physicians better decision makers

May 23, 2016
Like everyone else, health care providers fall victim to biased human reasoning, but computers that think like we do might be able to help

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

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

Second career, second chance

May 18, 2016
Nursing student overcomes health challenges to care for patients

Evaluating health information exchanges

April 13, 2016
Why it might be useful to have your medical information with you at all times—and why that’s not already a reality

Texas A&M works to address residency shortage in Texas

April 6, 2016
With fewer residency positions than graduates, physicians face uncertain futures

Texas A&M Health Science Center receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation

April 5, 2016
CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation recognizes the organization’s extraordinary commitment to the health of its employees and their families

Students celebrate 20 years of providing free health care services to local communities

October 19, 2015

2015 marks the twentieth year that students have provided free health care through Martha’s Clinic to the indigent population of Temple, Texas. Martha’s Clinic was started by two Texas A&M medical students, Eric Wilke and Eric Beshires, who saw a need for better health care for the homeless and indigent population in Central Texas. Through a joint effort of dedicated medical students and Martha's Kitchen, a free student-run clinic for the homeless was established.

The hands that give: Community health workers provide more than just health education

September 16, 2015

Community health workers are a vital part of the Texas A&M Diabetes Education Program. By providing continuous, supportive and effective care for people with diabetes, community health workers are a key component to increasing the quality of care and improving diabetes outcomes in low-income populations.

Nationally accredited diabetes education program comes to Kingsville

August 3, 2015

The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has established an American Diabetes Association recognized program in Kingsville to empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes to take control of their health. The program is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.