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Gloria Steinem Joins Speakers At Texas A&M Conference On Role Of Women In Foreign Policy Sept. 11

U.S. national security is strongly dependent on the treatment of women around the world, say speakers at the upcoming conference titled “National Security and Women’s Insecurity: Why Women Matter in Foreign Policy” at Texas A&M University on...
26-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Teen E-Cig Users More Likely to Smoke

As e-cigarette usage among high school students continues to climb, a recent study from The Journal of the American Medical Association reveals an unsettling trend: that adolescent e-cigarette users are more likely than their non-vaping peers to...
20-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Surge in Heroin Use Tied to Prescription Opioid Abuse, According to CDC

Heroin use has increased 63 percent over the last 10 years according to (CDC). That increase, according to the agency, is closely tied to the growing abuse of prescription opioids such as oxycodone (Percocet), hydrocodone (Vicodin) and codeine. An...
18-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

How to Encourage Healthy Dental Habits Away From Home

School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Kathleen Pace, D.D.S., assistant professor at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, offers tips for parents to promote healthy dental habits...
31-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Check Out These Beach Safety Tips From Texas A&M

Many beaches can have hidden dangers that lurk in the surf. Beach accidents can happen quickly and they can be deadly, says a beach expert at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
5-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study Finds We Think Better on Our Feet, Literally


A study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. Preliminary results show 12 percent greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing...
24-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

UV Light Robot to Clean Hospital Rooms Could Help Stop Spread of ‘Superbugs’


Can a robot clean a hospital room just as well as a person? A researcher at the Texas A&M College of Medicine is studying the effectiveness of a germ-zapping robot to clean hospital rooms, which could hold the key to preventing the spread of...
14-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

To Save An Entire Species, All You Need Is $1.3 Million

How much would you pay to save a species from becoming extinct? A thousand dollars, $1 million or $10 million or more? A new study shows that a subset of species – in this case 841 to be exact – can be saved from extinction for about $1.3...
16-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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