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Texas A&M Health Talk, a production of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, is your trusted source for entertaining and educational health news. We bring you expert advice and compelling insight on the latest in health, medicine and scientific discovery from across the globe.

Texas A&M Health Talk, a production of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, is your trusted source for entertaining and educational health news. We bring you expert advice and compelling insight on the latest in health, medicine and scientific discovery from across the globe.

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United States

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Texas A&M Health Talk, a production of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, is your trusted source for entertaining and educational health news. We bring you expert advice and compelling insight on the latest in health, medicine and scientific discovery from across the globe.

Twitter:

@TAMHSC

Language:

English


Episodes

Safety climate and culture

1/14/2020
An expert in industrial organizational psychology at Texas A&M dives into safety climate, how it differs from safety culture, and how to assess the safety climate of an organization.

Duration:00:35:37

Bloating reasons and relief

12/17/2019
A family nurse practitioner breaks down the most common reasons people feel bloated and what you can do to find relief.

Duration:00:28:06

Why is my period late?

12/10/2019
A missed period can signal much more than pregnancy. An OB-GYN discusses six of the most common reasons your period may be late.

Duration:00:36:53

Safety leadership

12/3/2019
What is safety leadership in the workplace? How are leadership and management different? Find out these answers and more as three experts discuss these topics and try to fill awkward silences in this episode of Work Factors.

Duration:00:37:07

Fad diets: Intermittent fasting, KETO and more

11/26/2019
A family medicine physician at the Texas A&M College of Medicine discusses fad diets and the health benefits--and risks--for each.

Duration:00:31:33

Sex and intimacy in older age

11/19/2019
An expert from Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging discusses health concerns and stigmas associated with sex and intimacy for older adults.

Duration:00:24:16

Diagnosis: TB or not TB?

11/12/2019
We sit down with Jeffrey D. Cirillo, PhD, a Regents' professor in the Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, to discuss his work on diagnosing diseases like tuberculosis quickly stopping the spread of the infection.

Duration:00:31:24

Are ADD and ADHD the same thing?

11/5/2019
Andrew Harper, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, explains attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), common symptoms, medications and why it's no longer referred to as ADD.

Duration:00:25:48

Raising awareness about bullying

10/29/2019
October in National Bullying Prevention Month, so it's a great time to talk about bullying and what parents, teachers, health care providers and community members can do to prevent and stop these behaviors.

Duration:00:25:57

Exploring breast cancer research

10/22/2019
For breast cancer awareness month this October, listen to a breast cancer researcher explain her work on why some women get breast cancer, while others don't, and why they can have very different outcomes.

Duration:00:39:00

What do procedures have to do with ergonomics?

10/15/2019
Work procedures: what are they? Learn what's important about writing and following work procedures and effects on worker health and safety in this episode of Work Factors.

Duration:00:38:34

Research explains why you should eat your broccoli

10/9/2019
Researchers explain their work on epigenetics and what it has to do with cancer prevention and the chemicals in foods like broccoli and cabbage.

Office ergonomics

10/1/2019
What does ergonomics actually mean? And what does it have to do with your keyboard? Find out on this first episode of Work Factors.

Duration:00:32:21

What does ‘Medicare for All’ mean?

9/24/2019
A political scientist, Timothy Callaghan, PhD, and an economist, Michael Morrisey, PhD, both at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, explain the different proposals for health care reform.

All things menopause

9/17/2019
For National Menopausal Awareness month, a registered nurse explains how you will know you are in menopause and what to expect during that time period.

Duration:00:24:52

The microbiome: From blood pressure to behavior

9/10/2019
Robert Alaniz, PhD, research assistant professor at the College of Medicine, explains how the microbes that live in (and on) all of us affect our health.

Duration:00:36:49

Your emergency preparedness plan

9/3/2019
While we are in the middle of hurricane season, we take a second to discuss disaster preparedness and what that could mean for you and your family.

Duration:00:21:21

Researching environmental toxins in Houston

8/27/2019
Two years after Hurricane Harvey unleashed torrential rains on Houston Texas, join us as a public health researcher explains his years of studying environmental contaminants in the city and what changed after the hurricane.

Duration:00:31:37

How long am I contagious?

8/20/2019
Whether a child or an adult, a registered nurse gives some basic guidelines on how to tell if you should stay home with a short-term, possibly contagious illness.

Duration:00:26:14

Engineering better approaches to infectious diseases

8/13/2019
For Zhilei Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, protein engineering is the "hammer" she uses to tackle "nails" like Zika virus and C. diff. Join us for a discussion about her recent research on neutralizing toxins produced by C. diff bacteria.