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Family Medicine Residency at DeTar creates more physicians for South Texas

Texas A&M, DeTar receive accreditation for Family Medicine Residency Program in Victoria

Texas A&M College of Medicine and DeTar Hospital in Victoria have received accreditation for a Family Medicine Residency Program that will train more primary care physicians for South Texas.

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Student uses intubation simulation equipment

Conference inspires youth to pursue health careers

Hundreds of high school students from around the Coastal Bend explored a variety of health careers at the 13th Annual Future Health Professionals Conference hosted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Starr Flores, Director of the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center, holds the ADA LEARN award

Flores honored with American Diabetes Association LEARN Outreach Award

Starr Flores, Director of the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center, was presented with the American Diabetes Association LEARN Outreach Award for her commitment to improving the lives of those affected by diabetes.

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Choudhury researches in her lab

Texas A&M College of Pharmacy joins forces with Lichtenstein Foundation to stop diabetes in its tracks

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is collaborating with the Morris L. Lichtenstein Jr. Medical Research Foundation and Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi to combat diabetes. Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, will spearhead the project, which seeks to predict the early onset of diabetes and could make a noticeable difference in preventive treatment protocols for the disease.

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A pharmacy student performs a health screening at Project SHINE

Texas A&M pharmacy students reach out to South Texas at Project SHINE

Texas A&M pharmacy students, in collaboration with other health professionals, combat preventable diseases by providing free health screenings at Project SHINE (Service & Help through Interprofessional Networking Experience), targeting low-income, border communities in South Texas. The students received a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield in the Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative to provide free flu shots for the community.

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Ho, Ho… Humbug: Texas A&M health educators help South Texans avoid the holiday blues to control their diabetes

The holidays are supposed to bring joy, but for many, the holidays also bring on more stress. Chronic stress can exacerbate existing illnesses, which is why health educators with the Texas A&M Health Science Center Diabetes Education Program provide their clients with stress and depression management techniques to help control their diabetes.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center awarded grant to extend diabetes education in South Texas

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has been awarded a $150,000 grant to expand diabetes education in South Texas.

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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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Colonias Bound: An expedition into preventative health care

This month, the Texas A&M Health Science Center is teaming up with Texas A&M University Colonias Program and Texas A&M International University College of Nursing and heading to the Laredo Colonias to bring both resources and public education to those living in the Texas border communities.

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