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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

Supporting military members and veterans in nursing school

12/18/2020
Lindsey and Dee Dee talk with Dr. LeRoy Marklund from the College of Nursing about his experience as an Army nurse and how Texas A&M supports active duty and veteran students.

Duration:00:47:01

Being a parent, teacher and professional during the pandemic

11/19/2020
We got some advice from a clinical psychologist and education researcher for navigating the tricky balance between being a parent, teacher and professional during COVID-19 pandemic disruptions.

Duration:00:46:40

Can you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time?

10/28/2020
We spoke with Dr. Gabriel Neal, family medicine physician, to learn what might happen if you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time, and how to avoid them. We also talked about a study Texas A&M is leading for a potential COVID-19 vaccine that may also boost efficacy of flu vaccine.

Duration:00:28:40

Why do Black Americans experience health disparities?

10/7/2020
We spoke with the assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at the College of Dentistry to discuss health disparities faced by Black Americans, why the Black community has historical mistrust of health professionals, and ways we can evaluate our own innate biases so we can improve our outlook and treatment of people who are different from us.

Duration:00:40:37

Why we need better LGBTIQ+ education in the health sciences

9/21/2020
No one should have difficulty accessing quality, compassionate health care. At Texas A&M Health, an interdisciplinary group is working to better prepare our students to care for LGBTIQ+ patients. We talk about some of the health disparities LGBTIQ+ patients face, reasons behind those disparities, and how we can do better.

COVID-19 mythbusting with epidemiologists

8/6/2020
We sat down with two epidemiologists to set the record straight on common misconceptions surrounding COVID-19.

Self-care and mental health during the pandemic

7/23/2020
Mental health is a major concern as people around the world navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and current events. Psychologist Carly McCord, PhD, and licensed social worker Bradley Bogdan give advice for building resiliency and seeking help for mental health.

The COVID-19 vaccine trial Texas A&M Health is leading

5/20/2020
Researchers at Texas A&M Health are leading a phase 4 clinical trial to find out if an existing tuberculosis vaccine, BCG, can protect against COVID-19 illness.

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.