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Medicine

Saving the tiniest lives: Neonatology then and now

Care of premature infants has improved substantially over the years. Neonatologists—physicians who specialize in the care of newborns—routinely save babies born at only a little over a pound. In fact, neonatologists are fairly confident they can save babies born at 28 weeks gestational age, and by 30 weeks the odds are excellent.

What your gynecologist really wants you to know

Cultivating a good relationship with your gynecologist is important. Too often, women in paper gowns are overly anxious about their first visit or are afraid to share intimate details with their OB/GYN about troubling symptoms. A Texas A&M Health Science Center women’s health expert explains what she wants her patients to know before their next appointment.

Surviving the stomach bug

The stomach bug is a highly contagious illness that plagues schools and daycares almost every year. Texas A&M College of Medicine expert Cristie Columbus, M.D., tells us what you need to know when illness strikes your household.

Through death, new life is found: The College of Medicine welcomes new anatomy lab

Within these walls, future physicians meet their first patients: cadavers. Anatomy is the bedrock of understanding with which these future physicians will treat thousands of patients. Those who donate their bodies understand the importance of this education. Likewise, students who learn from this process gain a deeper appreciation for the human body, and the human soul.
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