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  • Having A Fun, Safe Halloween For Kids With Food Allergies

    By Leslie Cockrell, Texas A&M University Health Science Center For kids, Halloween is a magical night when they can dress up as their favorite superhero and go trick-or-treating to get tons of candy from their neighbors. However, for children with food allergies and their parents, a little extra…

  • Dodge The Flu: Get Vaccinated

    By Christina Sumners, Texas A&M University Health Science Center It’s that time of year again: time to get your flu vaccination. Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead this flu season. When is flu season? Every year, local clinics begin providing flu vaccinations in the fall.

  • Aggies In The Amazon

    A team of nursing professors and students traveled to Quillabamba, Peru to provide health care services and supplies. (Texas A&M College of Nursing) By Christina Lynne Davies, Texas A&M University College of Nursing Highlights A team of nursing professors and students led traveled to Quillabamba, Peru to provide health…

  • Architecture Prof Develops Predictive Tool To Help Shrinking Rust Belt Cities Bounce Back

    An abandoned home is seen with the Detroit skyline in the background on September 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M University College of Architecture Highlights Globally, as of 2007, there were 370 large cities that had shrunk in population by at…

  • Texas A&M Employee Flu Vaccine Clinics Begin In October

    Walk-in and drive-through services will be available. (Texas A&M University Health Science Center) By Tamim Choudhury, Texas A&M University Health Science Center The 2018-2019 flu season is right around the corner. To prepare, flu vaccines are being offered to Texas A&M System employees, their eligible dependents and retirees…

  • Texas A&M Welcomes National Center To Improve Rural Health Care

    Nancy Dickey, MD, A&M Rural and Community Health Institute executive director, president emeritus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and principal investigator on the grant funding. (Texas A&M University Health Science Center) By Christina Sumners, Texas A&M University Health Science Center Highlights Texas A&M has been chosen as…

  • Texas A&M Forensic Nursing Receives $1.47 Million Grant To Recruit, Train Nurses

    By Diane Oswald, Texas A&M University College of Nursing Highlights The grant will allow Texas A&M recruit and train to become certified adult sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) Sexual assault nurse examiners are needed to treat patients in underserved and rural areas in Texas SANEs learn how to…

  • Texas A&M Research On Vaccine Policy Attitudes Selected For International Award

    By Rae Lynn Mitchell, Texas A&M University School of Public Health Each month a single published peer-reviewed research article is selected from across Elsevier’s 3,800 journals by an external advisory board from around the globe as the research most likely to significantly impact lives worldwide, based on its…

  • As Life Expectancies Rise, So Are Expectations For Healthy Aging

    Healthy aging is a new norm, researchers say, with older adults having a new name and attitude. (Shutterstock) By Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University; Basia Belza, University of Washington; Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University, for The Conversation The Fountain of Youth may still be a myth, but…

  • Diagnosing The Tiniest Victims Of The Opioid Epidemic

    (Texas A&M University Health Science Center) By Christina Sumners, Texas A&M University Health Science Center Research is underway to identify infants at risk of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome shortly after birth The opioid epidemic doesn’t discriminate—people of all ages, races, and genders are affected. However, perhaps…