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Woman getting flu vaccination

It’s not too late to vaccinate for flu

Each year, we hear about the importance of getting a flu vaccination to protect our health. Some people do so, but others opt against it, thinking they have a slim chance of catching the flu or they are simply immune. But the fact is that the influenza virus changes every single year and the season lasts through May.

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Are over-the-counter drugs safe during pregnancy?

The Food and Drug Administration estimates that 10 percent or more of birth defects occur from medications taken during pregnancy.

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Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, is working to create a tool to test whether a pregnant woman at a very early stage of gestation could be at risk of preeclampsia.

Texas A&M researcher looks to develop test strip to predict preeclampsia early in gestation

Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, is working to create a tool to test whether a pregnant woman at a very early stage of gestation could be at risk of preeclampsia.

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Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, is working to create a tool to test whether a pregnant woman at a very early stage of gestation could be at risk of preeclampsia.

Researcher looks for ways to combat diabetes

The diabetes rate in South Texas is three times higher than the national average. Researchers continue to find ways to combat the disease. One researcher suggests that epigenetic changes may precede the accumulation of genetic events in diabetes evolution.

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Pharmacy students receive scholarships

A record number of professional student pharmacists applied for scholarships this academic year and several were awarded this week from various donors.

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Pneumonia vaccine worth your time

Pneumonia can affect anyone at anytime, especially if you are at risk. Professional student pharmacists are organizing a 5K memorial run to raise funds for a scholarship in honor of an associate dean who died from complications of pneumonia.

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From left to right, Roy Armstrong, market pharmacy director from Houston, and Oscar L. Ortiz, R.Ph., pharmacy supervisor in Corpus Christi, give a $10,000 grant to support increasing diversity among professional student pharmacists to Indra K. Reddy, Ph.D., professor and founding dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy.

Walgreens supports diversity programs

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy receives a $10,000 grant from Walgreens to fund the college’s 2013-2014 scholarships, programming and curriculum initiatives to support increasing diversity among professional student pharmacists.

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Dolores Villarreal, the great-granddaughter of Don Pedro and lifelong resident of Falfurrias, Texas, keeps up with the shrine and has not seen much of a difference in the amount of people that regularly visit the shrine.

People flock to folk saint who died 106 years ago

Just outside Falfurrias, Texas, people flock to the site of Don Pedro Jaramillo, a folk saint and curandero, or folk medicine healer, who was known for creating prescriptions for illnesses. A Texas historical marker was placed in front of his former home.

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Monica Ayala of Sugar Land, Texas, and second-year professional student pharmacist at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, received the 2013-2014 Hispanic Scholarship Fund/CVS Caremark Scholarship.

Student receives $5,000 Hispanic scholarship

Second-year professional student pharmacist receives $5,000 Hispanic scholarship from CVS/Caremark.

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