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Nationally accredited diabetes education program comes to Kingsville

The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has established an American Diabetes Association recognized program in Kingsville to empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes to take control of their health. The program is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.

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Center for Community Health Development awarded federal funding in a nationwide effort to reduce teen pregnancies

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health has awarded 7.5 million to the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health in an effort to develop new programming to reduce teen pregnancies.

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Diabetes and Heart Disease: The deadly duo

Two out of three people with diabetes die from stroke or heart disease. Thankfully, diabetes is one of seven major controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Health educators from the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center outline five steps to help lower risk of heart attack or stroke for those diagnosed with diabetes.

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Q&A: What is Forensic Nursing?

In Texas, the bridge between health care and the criminal justice system is being built by nurses.

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South Texas teens get hands-on lesson about Ebola transmission

High school students in South Texas learned first-hand about the transmission of Ebola this week during a simulated disease transmission lab facilitated by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Health Careers Program.

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Operation Lone Star 2014

Students from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry joined the ranks of military and medical personnel to serve thousands in this full-scale emergency response exercise.

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Rudy Rangel, Pharm.D., and Leo Ramirez, Pharm.D., who graduated in 2010 from the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, have experienced an expanding role since graduating.

Evolving role of pharmacists: Patient safety advocates, core members of health care teams

More and more pharmacists are providing services that extend well beyond the traditional roles of their profession – pharmacists serve as trusted care providers and an integral part of a patient’s health care team.

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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 A&M Baylor College of Dentistry utilizes federal program to bring much-needed dental care to North Texas

Dallas residents lacking adequate access to dental care are benefiting from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s community-based clinical training program. Since January, the dental school has formed partnerships with three area nonprofits.

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