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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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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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Episodes

Don’t let pride go before a fall

1/15/2019
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About 3 million older adults are treated in the emergency department for fall-related injuries each year. Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, distills his research on fall prevention programs and offers some practical advice.

Duration:00:23:33

Myths and facts about keeping your new year’s resolution

1/8/2019
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Is your resolution doomed to fail by the middle of January? Is it true that to get results you need to make a big change? Find out with Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Duration:00:29:32

New year, same me?

1/1/2019
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Ever wonder how to make and keep your New Year's resolutions? Matt Hoffman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, gives some helpful tips to pick the right kind of resolution for you.

Cell therapy—from bone repair to leukemia cure

12/18/2018
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Carl Gregory, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, collaborates with Texas A&M engineers to bring his ideas to market—and to patients.

Duration:00:26:57

Muscle can turn into fat: Fact or Fiction?

12/11/2018
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Do muscle cells turn into fat when you don't exercise? Or can fat cells be transformed into muscle? Find out with Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Duration:00:21:56

Not your mother’s birth control

12/4/2018
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Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine discusses the various myths and misconceptions about birth control. Which one is right for you?

Partners in and out of the lab

11/27/2018
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Husband-and-wife team Kristen Patrick, PhD, and Robert Watson, PhD, MPH, both assistant professors at the College of Medicine, use yeast to study bacteria and how they infect us.

Duration:00:28:46

You can be obese but healthy: Fact or fiction?

11/20/2018
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Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, breaks down what it means to be healthy and what the relationship is between health, fitness and weight.

Duration:00:22:49

New Physical Activity Guidelines

11/18/2018
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New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released for the first time since 2008

Duration:00:01:08

Dodge the flu, get vaccinated

11/17/2018
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It's not too late to get your flu shot this season, and Cindy Weston, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, an assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, breaks down what you need to know.

Duration:00:28:12

HPV vaccine approved for more adults

10/26/2018
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The vaccine against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, is now approved for adults under age 46 years of age.

Duration:00:01:07

Time for flu vaccinations

10/26/2018
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Everyone six months of age or older should get a flu vaccination before the end of October.

Duration:00:01:08

Breast cancer awareness month

10/26/2018
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Each year, more than 240,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 die from the disease. To lower that stat, regular mammograms are essential.

Duration:00:01:21

Stand for your health

10/15/2018
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Mark Benden, PhD, director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M, explains the science of how people work and how we can all be healthier doing so. (Hint: Move more!)

Duration:00:29:22