April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Six ways to recognize symptoms earlier for longer, happier lives

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and is an opportunity to raise awareness of the symptoms and to recognize and celebrate those coping with the disease. While the 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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Baby blues or something more?

Ever heard of baby blues? It’s not the color you’re painting the nursery. More than 70 percent of women show symptoms of unexplained tearfulness, feelings of being let down, and a decreased appetite after delivering a baby.

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Reaching out: Texas A&M nursing students teach Central Texas families the value of health education

Texas A&M nursing students combat health illiteracy to reduce health care cost burdens in Central Texas.

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College of Nursing announces new director of education

Robin Page, Ph.D., RN, CNM, was recently named the director of education at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Nursing Round Rock campus. As the director of

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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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Female hand grasping heart.

Grasping heart disease: How to recognize women’s symptoms

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, claiming more female lives than all forms of cancer combined. Many women fail to recognize the warning signs because women’s symptoms are elusive and can often go unidentified.

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