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TAMU Researcher Uses Award to Target Deadly Global Fungal Pathogen

Updated: 08/19/2013 - Texas A&M University biologist Xiaorong Lin draws from ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" to explain the mission of her research on fungal pathogens: "If you want to win the battle," she says, "you have to know not only yourself, but also the enemy."

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Study: Half Who Now Buy Own Health Plan to Get Aid

Posted: 08/14/2013 - About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama's health care law — would qualify for federal tax credits to offset rate shock, according to a new private study.

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Coke to Defend Safety of Aspartame in New Ad

Updated: 08/13/2013 - Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda.

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No Reason for Players to Suffer Heat Strokes, Says Texas A&M Expert

Posted: 08/07/2013 - In the past 20 years, at least 40 football players nationwide have died from heat-related conditions, which should serve as a sober reminder to the thousands of high school and college players who are now reporting for preseason workouts — and for their coaches — says a Texas A&M University health professor.

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Smartphone Cradle, App Detect Toxins, Bacteria

Posted: 08/01/2013 - Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able to run on-the-spot tests for food safety, environmental toxins, medical diagnostics and more.

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FDA Approves Brain Wave Test for ADHD

Posted: 07/30/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first brain wave test that could help diagnose children and teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHA).

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6 Bad Excuses for Overeating

Updated: 07/30/2013 - Finding every reason to binge on food is easy, but it is also easy to talk yourself out of racking up the calories.

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Autopsy: Radio Host Kraddick Had Enlarged Heart

Updated: 07/29/2013 - A Louisiana coroner's office says a preliminary autopsy found that popular radio and TV host David "Kidd" Kraddick had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries, and probably developed an irregular heartbeat.

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Scientists Figure Out How Cats Cause Allergies

Updated: 07/29/2013 - Scientists say they have figured out why cats are making your allergies crazy -- and their research might also help those allergic to dogs as well.

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5 Daily Fixes to Fight Fatigue

Posted: 07/22/2013 - Feeling tired on your Monday morning? That second cup of coffee is not the only thing to help you stay more alert throughout the day. According to Lizzie Fuhr with POPSUGAR, 5 small changes to your routine will help you stay more alert and positive!

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Special Medical Training Provided for Local Nursing Students

Updated: 07/19/2013 - Working in the medical field can be rewarding, but there are also challenges providers face, especially when the healthcare worker has just entered the field. So now, Some nursing students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center are receiving some special training.

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