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.
Supporting military members and veterans in nursing school
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.
Being a parent, teacher and professional during the pandemic
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.
Can you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time?
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.
Why do Black Americans experience health disparities?
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.
Why we need better LGBTIQ+ education in the health sciences
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
We sat down with two epidemiologists to set the record straight on common misconceptions surrounding COVID-19.
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