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Those who floss, and those who just say they do

More than a quarter of all adults lie to their dentists about how much they floss, according to a recent survey from the American Academy of Periodontology. Now TAMBCD experts and health care partners weigh in on what’s fueling the trend and how to change the course of this provider-patient dialogue.

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5 questions you should ask your doctor

Making an appointment to see your primary care physician is the first step in taking control of your health, but in order to get the most out of your visit, you must build a relationship with your physician. Building a relationship with your physician starts by talking with them. Here are five topics to bring up at your next routine office visit.

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Heat exhaustion: Recognizing the warning signs

Athletes are especially prone to heat exhaustion and other heat illness when exercising in hot and humid conditions. It's essential for athletes to recognize the warning signs of heat exhaustion before it turns into heat stroke.

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Biotech boot camp helps researchers move innovative discoveries to market

Texas A&M Health Science Center’s faculty members regularly pursue innovative translational research to find solutions to some of today’s most pressing health conditions. However, some of these groundbreaking discoveries do not successfully move from the bench to the bedside because researchers find they have limited training when it comes to commercialization.

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The computer will see you now. Could technology replace doctors?

Wearables are turning our daily health routines into a game, simultaneously making it easier for us to track and share our health data. According to experts at Texas A&M Health Science Center, such devices could ultimately revolutionize the way we treat patients.

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