Stepping away from the textbook: A team-based approach to medicine

As our health care system is transforming, it is important that the way we teach our future health care professionals transforms as well. Interprofessional education and team-based medicine are at the center of a growing movement of collaborative training among health professions students.

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5 tips to get back to school with less stress

Parents can help ease the transition back to school with these simple strategies.

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Co-sleeping infant deaths on the rise, parents must weigh risks

Parenting requires daily decisions, some small, some large. From which brand of diapers to use to whether or not to breastfeed, decisions about the health and care of your newborn can be downright overwhelming. A rise in infant deaths related to co-sleeping has added yet another important decision to parents’ plates: What’s the best sleep routine for my baby?

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College of Nursing helps fill primary care gap with launch of new Family Nurse Practitioner program

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has announced plans for a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-FNP) graduate program.

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Dean Wilkerson assumes presidency of the Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education

Sharon Wilkerson, Ph.D., RN, CNE, dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, assumed the presidency of the Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education.

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Research shows relationships are key to quality of life with multiple sclerosis

Nursing faculty member found that if a health care provider-patient relationship was based on mutual respect and collaborative decision-making, it was more likely to ensure effective health outcomes and an improved quality of life.

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Nursing grads

Texas A&M Health Science Center graduates largest nursing class to-date

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing graduated its largest class to-date on Friday, May 16. The college held commencement ceremonies for 123 students with Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees at Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus.

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Is it a food sensitivity or a life-threatening allergy?

Many people suffer from a food intolerance or sensitivity—meaning they may start to feel bad after eating a certain food, but they don’t have a life threatening reaction. How can you determine if you have a true allergy or a minor sensitivity?

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Health care provider goes over asthma plan with boy and mother.

May is Asthma Awareness Month: A review of the basics

May is “National Asthma Awareness Month,” and with more than 23 million Americans diagnosed with asthma, and 7 million children affected, it’s imperative for parents to take control of their children’s asthma management.

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