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Palliative care: Putting power in the hands of patients

Sometimes there is no cure. In these instances, palliative care offers a different type of treatment and communication, and is revolutionizing the health care landscape by promoting a holistic, patient-focused model with the potential to drastically lower industry costs.

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Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional Education: More than learning together

Chances are that if you’ve been treated in a hospital lately, you’ve experienced the help of a health care team. Physicians, nurses, physician assistants and pharmacists probably all played

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“Guide to Becoming a Physician:” We actually wrote the book on what to do at each stage

For those who want to seek a career in medicine, they can now learn from the experts at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Baylor University. The second edition of Guide to Becoming a Physician was recently published, and serves as a comprehensive guide through the processes of applying to medical school, what to expect in medical school and in residency/fellowship, and various other factors that impact being a physician.

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Nationally accredited diabetes education program comes to Kingsville

The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has established an American Diabetes Association recognized program in Kingsville to empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes to take control of their health. The program is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.

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Young children in a classroom using standing desks.

Let children move around, stand or walk in the classroom. You’ll see the difference

Are standing desks the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic? Ergonomic engineer and Associate Professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health Mark Benden, Ph.D., weighs in on the topic in an editorial piece. 

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Dentist, surgeon begins new era in treating head and neck cancers

Dr. David Kang, assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery, joined Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as its first head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon.

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Conference inspires youth to pursue health careers

Hundreds of high school students from around the Coastal Bend explored a variety of health careers at the 13th Annual Future Health Professionals Conference hosted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Harnessing Anxiety: Research looks for optimal performance in health care

In a series of research studies, College of Nursing faculty members have teamed together to find out what can be done for nursing students to be at their best for optimal learning and performance.

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South Texas teens get hands-on lesson about Ebola transmission

High school students in South Texas learned first-hand about the transmission of Ebola this week during a simulated disease transmission lab facilitated by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Health Careers Program.

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