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Make Thanksgiving With Diabetes Easy As Pie

Make Thanksgiving With Diabetes Easy as Pie

Nov 07, 2018

For many people, Thanksgiving means one thing: food, and lots of it. Thanksgiving brings to mind images of roasted turkeys, mashed potatoes, and sweet potato pies. For some, however, Thanksgiving meals bring stress. People with diabetes can have a hard time maneuvering around the large portions of...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness

Breast Cancer Treatment: Is Chemotherapy Always The Answer?

Nov 05, 2018

When people think of cancer treatment, the first thing that often comes to mind is chemotherapy. However, that’s not always the best option for breast cancer diagnoses. The TAILORx study has revealed that almost 70 percent of women with the most prevalent type of breast cancer don’t need...

Oncology
Breast Cancer

Can a Plant-Based Diet Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Nov 05, 2018

Most people know a diet rich in fruits, whole grains, and vegetables can help you lead a healthier life. These foods provide necessary nutrients, give you energy, and even help you prevent diseases. A natural diet can even help prevent heart disease and diabetes, but did you know that a plant-based...

Diet & Fitness
Oncology

The Importance of Companionship for Caregivers

Nov 05, 2018

While rewarding in many ways, caring for a loved one with a condition like Alzheimer’s disease can require more work than a full-time job. Between taking them to different appointments, picking up medications, cooking, and cleaning, it can seem like you have no time to take care of yourself. Add...

Healthy Aging
4 Spooky Smart Safety Tips For Halloween

4 Spooky Smart Safety Tips for Halloween

Oct 10, 2018

Halloween is that magical time of year when your child can dress up as their favorite character or spooky monster. You want your little one to get into the Halloween spirit, but you also want to keep them safe. We’ve got you covered. Read on to learn about some common Halloween safety issues and...

General Health & Wellness
Put To The Test Understanding Newborn Screenings

Put to the Test: Understanding Newborn Screenings

Sep 25, 2018

You’re about to start on the most wonderful test of your life: parenthood. But once your little bundle of joy enters the world, they have some tests of their own. Newborn screenings happen soon after birth and can catch signs of medical conditions and disorders, allowing your baby to get the...

General Health & Wellness
Maternity
3 Things You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

3 Things You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Sep 14, 2018

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 out of every 9 men will develop prostate cancer sometime during his life. In fact, 70 percent of men over age 70 are likely to have some prostate cancer present in their gland. And while prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in men—...

General Health & Wellness
Oncology
Men's Health
Brains And Brawn Concussion In Childrens Sports

Brains & Brawn: Concussion in Children’s Sports

Sep 07, 2018

Back to school means back to sports. It’s great to see your child having fun on the field, but safety can be a big concern, especially since contact sports carry a risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Milder traumatic brain injuries are commonly called concussions. This season, learn everything...

General Health & Wellness
TAMU Health Network
Primary Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Stroke Care
3 Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance

3 Ways to Improve Your Athletic Performance

Aug 23, 2018

Whether you’re a rookie to regular exercise or a seasoned pro, there’s always something you can do to push yourself further and streamline your workouts. Try out these three tips to maximize athletic success no matter your sport or fitness routine. 1. Eat the Right Foods Before and After Workouts...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Healthy Aging
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
5 Tips To Make Breastfeeding Easier

5 Tips to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Aug 16, 2018

Breastfeeding is a great way to bond with your new baby, and it offers many health benefits for both you and your child. However, it can be a difficult process that requires a lot of practice to get just right, so here are some tips to help you along the way. 1. Find Your Focus If breastfeeding is...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Maternity