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Safety

Teach your children about school bus safety

August 3, 2015

With the start of a new school year, school bus safety is something parents should discuss with their children, says the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

Summer safety for kids

June 24, 2015

Summer is almost upon us, and with it comes warmer weather, outdoor fun, and more freedom for our children to move and be healthy. As the season approaches, it helps to be reminded of ways to keep our kids safe in the summer months.

7 Tips for having a safe, cool summer

June 2, 2015

As the summer season begins, temperatures soar and the risk of heat exhaustion increases. Dr. Gill of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine offers advice on how to avoid dehydration and heat illnesses.

Cheers to your health: How alcohol affects your body

May 6, 2015

Summer is just around the corner, which means parties, vacations and holidays. With these fun, relaxing events, it’s not uncommon to unwind and celebrate with a drink in hand. Moderation is key in most things, but is especially important when it comes to consuming alcoholic beverages. A couple of drinks can leave you feeling in a comfortable place, but have you ever wondered what effects overindulging in alcohol can have on your body immediately, or even a few years down the line?

Operation Lone Star 2014

August 21, 2014

Students from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry joined the ranks of military and medical personnel to serve thousands in this full-scale emergency response exercise.

Tekwe develops new model examining impact of radiation dose on lipid measures among Japanese atomic bomb survivors

July 18, 2014

Carmen D. Tekwe, Ph.D., assistant professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published a study detailing the development of a new statistical model in Statistics in Medicine.

Sharma reviews methods to breakdown contaminates in water

July 18, 2014

Virender K. Sharma, Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published a review of different methods of transforming sucralose in water.

Online Viagra samples filled with impurities

June 12, 2014

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy researcher finds that versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are flooding the internet pharmacy market and it could be harmful to your health.

HSC honored by University Business as Model of Efficiency

August 5, 2013

Texas A&M Health Science Center is one of eight colleges and universities nationwide being honored for its HSC eduSafe app by University Business magazine in its summer 2013 “Models of Efficiency” national recognition program. Sponsored by Higher One, a leader in providing services to higher education administrators and students at more than 1,600 campuses across the U.S., the Models of Efficiency program recognizes innovative approaches for streamlining higher education operations through technology and/or business process improvements. The HSC eduSafe app, designed in-house and launched in December, is a free download through iTunes and Google Play and works on iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

TAMHSC releases new safety mobile app

March 6, 2013

Caught in an emergency and need to think fast? There’s an app for that. The Texas A&M Health Science Center is proud to announce the launch of our new safety and security mobile app, HSC eduSafe, available for both Apple and Android phones and tablets.