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Colorectal cancer: Prevention starts with screenings

Colorectal cancer – or cancer of the large intestine – is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths for both men and women in the United States. However, it is also considered one of the most preventable cancers. With regular screenings, polyps – or unwanted growths in the colon – can be detected and removed.

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7 percent reduction in crash-related hospitalizations with texting-while-driving bans.

New research shows bans on texting while driving can reduce crash-related hospitalizations

Bans on texting while driving can reduce crash-related hospitalizations of both drivers and passengers, according to new research published by a faculty member at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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A beginner’s guide to vitamins and minerals

You may already know that the average American diet lacks basic vitamins and minerals, but when it comes to identifying which foods hold the most nutrients, it gets a little hard. Use this guide to help find which foods you should eat more of in order to get the vitamins and minerals you need.

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NCTM workforce training program

Texas A&M Biocorridor offers veterans an opportunity to continue serving and protecting the nation

Workforce development is essential for continued growth of the Texas A&M Biocorridor. The National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) is providing a specialized training program to transition veterans into the skilled biotechnology workforce.

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Study finds Texas Cancer Plan serves as a good model for other states

A study led by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has the potential to significantly improve the ways that state cancer control programs are developed and implemented around the country.

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