Combating stage fright with music

The stage is set and the instruments are in place. Waiting in the wings, her heart is racing, her hands are trembling and her stomach is nauseous. It is show…

New CDC study: Nearly half of U.S. women gain too much weight while pregnant

Is it time for moms-to-be to replace eating “twice as much” with “twice as healthy?” For many pregnant women, the old adage “eating for two” may not be the best…

Regenerating bone: Injectable biomaterials may be on the horizon

Patients in need of dental implants often face a shared dilemma: lack of sufficient bone to support their implants. Current options to regenerate bone range from the invasive — using…

Flossing 101: Tips for a healthy smile

“Do you floss everyday?” is probably the most dreaded question patients face when sitting in the dentist chair. Flossing can be tedious and uncomfortable and is probably only enjoyed by…

Ory named 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior Research Laureate

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D., at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, has been named the 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) Research…

Growing problem of antibiotic resistance

Learn more about combating deadly antibiotic-resistant infections.  Source: Health {$excerpt:n}

You Asked: Do I have a cold or the flu?

Along with the approaching holiday cheer, cold and flu season is also looming in the background, ready to rear its ugly head. Both viruses present with similar symptoms, which can…

Study examines physical activity and park use in China

Women were most often seen engaged in organized dancing led by an instructor or walking. The first research study in mainland China using observational methods to assess park use, physical…

Sinusitis: What you should know

You know the signs – the runny nose, sore throat, fever, headache, pressure under your eyes, nose or cheek area. It’s the dreaded sinus infection come to wreak havoc on…

Raising a healthy eater for life: Baby food

Almost everything about having your first baby is new, and just about everyone you ask has advice on how to parent. Much of it is up for debate: cloth or…

You Asked: Is hand soap better than hand sanitizer?

Washing your hands with soap and water is your most powerful defense against the spread of viruses and bacteria. A smiling man or woman leans across a sink with hands…