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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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Outreach program inspires future dentists

Each year members of the Future Dentist Club visit the dental school campus as part of a program that introduces dental medicine as a potential career path.

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Disaster Day simulation grows in size, scope and intensity with community help

A helicopter rushes a critically injured patient to the nearest hospital, nurses hurry to the sides of panicked, bloody patients and desperate faces beg for help. This was the

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College of Nursing announces innovative, accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Nursing has announced a new program that will allow nursing students to obtain nursing degrees more quickly, and with more advanced education and clinical training.

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