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How generic drugs save Americans $3 billion a week

For many consumers generics are a cost-effective alternative to pricier brand-name prescription drugs. But are they as effective?

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Teach your children about school bus safety

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.

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Parker named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases

Gerald Parker, DVM, Ph.D., M.S., vice president for public health preparedness and response at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, has been named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases.

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Back to school: How to encourage healthy dental habits away from home

School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Whether it’s their first year at school or they’re already climbing the ranks, you want to ensure they are making healthy choices when it comes to lunch. However, one aspect you may not have considered when it comes to lunch options is dental health.

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Innovative preeclampsia research to identify potential biomarkers

Brandie DePaoli Taylor, Ph.D. will lead a research team that will study subtypes of preeclampsia with different severity. She hopes to help clinicians get ahead of the illness through a new study to identify biomarkers of the disease with the three-year, $181,507 study funded by The Discovery Foundation.

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