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Older adults working out

Mobile technology increasing physical activity among senior cancer survivors

Mobile technology may hold the key to increasing physical activity among older adults according to a new study by researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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Diabetes management can be complicated business for older adults, but health professionals say a simpler approach could be safer.

Aging Americans fight diabetes differently

Diabetes management can be complicated business for older adults, but diabetes educators at the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center say a simpler approach could be safer.

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Women helping another walk

New research shows fall-related hospitalizations are on the rise in Texas

Fall-related hospitalizations in Texas are increasing significantly, according to a study conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among people age 65 and older, with a third of this population suffering a fall each year.

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grapes and red wine

Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss

College of Medicine researcher publishes new findings on the benefits resveratrol may offer for treating memory loss in the elderly.

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Self-management of chronic diseases empowers people to make important health decisions, which fosters independence among adults.

The impact of age on chronic disease self-management

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. measures the health improvements of middle-aged and older adults following participation in a chronic disease self-management program.

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Marcia Ory, Ph.D.

Ory, Hong and Towne part of Texas A&M University Coalition for Healthy Active Living

Faculty from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health are joining forces with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, the Texas A&M College of Engineering, the Texas A&M University Division of Research, and the Texas A&M College of Geoscience to establish the Texas A&M University Coalition for Healthy Active Living (TAMU-CHAL).

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During Fall Prevention Month, the Texas A&M School of Public Health is hosting in-person events and online trainings across the state.

Fall prevention activities planned throughout the state

September is Fall Prevention Month and to mark the occasion, programs within the Texas A&M School of Public Health are collaborating to host in-person events and online trainings across the state.

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Marcia Ory, Ph.D.

Ory to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H, has been selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Aging and Public Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).

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Award Winners

Researchers receive award for excellence in research on older women at national APHA meeting

Researchers from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health were awarded the Aetna Susan B. Anthony Award for Excellence in Research on Older Women and Public Health at the 141st APHA Meeting and Expo in Boston, Mass.

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