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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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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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College of Nursing recognized for community outreach in the Brazos Valley

College of Nursing recognized for partnership with Texas A&M Evidence-Based Program Resource Center and community assistance of the elderly

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Recognize Parkinson’s symptoms earlier for longer, happier lives

While Parkinson's disease is incurable, early detection of symptoms may lead to a better quality of life. The Texas A&M Health Science Center’s College of Nursing discusses some of these lesser-known early warning signs.

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Crossing Borders: Researcher finds behavioral links between Mexican immigrants and higher birth weights

Many Mexican immigrants are affected by the risk factors that result in low birth weight in the United States. But, Robin Page, Ph.D., RN, CNM, found that first-generation Mexican immigrant mothers continue to boast higher birth weights despite these risk factors and attributes these different results with differences in prenatal health behaviors borne from cultural standards and values.

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New faculty solidifies College of Nursing presence in McAllen

Nora Montalvo-Liendo, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recently added to the faculty of the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Nursing as assistant professor.

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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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