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Teen students get a head start on their future through Health Careers Program

Hundreds of kids and teens get hands-on experience with health careers to help close the gap in Health Professional Shortage Areas in South Texas thanks to the Coastal Bend Health Education Center.

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Tobacco cessation training helps dental students coach patients to quit

A multi-year tobacco cessation curriculum means dental students gain knowledge in behavioral intervention, the use of pharmacotherapy and motivational interviewing. This promotes the confidence for them to actively motivate and assist patients who want to quit tobacco use.

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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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Texas dental schools team up to create a standardized course for treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders

As the number of Americans with sleep-related breathing disorders continues to grow, so does the need for dentists to have access to continued training to best serve this patient population.

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Lifesaving lessons: Diabetes self-management education helps save lives in South Texas

Nearly three quarters of the population in the Coastal Bend is at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but the Coastal Bend Health Education Center's diabetes education program has helped its patients significantly reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications or death through diabetes self-management education.

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Texas A&M dentists advocate fluoridated water

Without even thinking about it, millions of Americans improve their oral health simply by turning on the tap. That is due to the benefits of fluoride, which occurs naturally in water and is known to harden tooth enamel and help prevent cavities.

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Giroir to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Summit

Dr. Brett Giroir, scheduled to speak the afternoon of June 4, will address Texas A&M’s initiatives to transform the 21st century “academic health science center” to maximize its impact on professional education, public health, and regional economic development.

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Funds awarded to CBHEC will expand diabetes education to rural and outlying areas of the Coastal Bend were health care is limited.

Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center receives funds to extend diabetes education program

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) and the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (CCNCPHD) have entered a $840,000 service agreement to provide more diabetes education in the Coastal Bend.

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Wilson appointed to leadership role in academic affairs

Emily Wilson will assist with comprehensive academic initiatives, such as enhancing and establishing new academic programs that address ever-changing health care needs and equip graduates to fulfill the health care demands in Texas.

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