Posted: 11/25/2011 - During the craziness of the holidays, the last thing you want is to get sidelined with a cold, flu, stomach bug -- or worse. But while you're checking items off your shopping list, you may be exposing yourself to germs -- like flu viruses, E. coli, and staph -- that can make you sick.
Posted: 11/21/2011 - On January 1, 2012, new state meningitis vaccine requirements go into effect for certain students entering college. Local health departments were notified today by the Texas Department of State Health Services of changes to the vaccine administration policy.
Posted: 11/16/2011 - Report: 1 in 5 US adults on behavioral health meds.
Posted: 10/28/2011 - On September 12, 2011 Ronald Kuppersmith, M.D. of Texas ENT and Allergy in College Station was presented with the Helen B. Krause Trailblazer Award by the Women in Otolaryngology Section of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
Updated: 10/19/2011 - Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.
Posted: 10/18/2011 - A report released today by HealthGrades, an independent source of hospital quality ratings, named St. Joseph #1 in Texas for overall orthopedic services.
Posted: 10/17/2011 - A new study supports getting mammograms every other year instead of annually.
Posted: 10/17/2011 - A troubled long-term care plan in President Barack Obama's health overhaul has suffered another setback that may seal its fate.
Posted: 10/14/2011 - A California producer of bagged salad mix is voluntarily recalling 2,100 cases distributed under store brands in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Iowa because of the potential that some packages may be contaminated with listeria.
Posted: 10/12/2011 - Listeria-tainted cantaloupes from Colorado have now sickened 109 people and claimed 21 lives in 23 states, federal officials say.
Posted: 10/12/2011 - The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will honor researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) for their work in cancer prevention efforts in the Brazos and Rio Grande valleys.
Updated: 10/11/2011 - A College Station mother on a mission to raise awareness about a disease that killed her young son. Because of her determination, two local hospitals are now screening for the disease.
Posted: 10/05/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A new study finds that about a quarter of Americans now have to travel farther to reach the nearest hospital trauma center.
Posted: 10/05/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists used a cloning technique to create the type of customized stem cells that show promise for treating disease. But the first-of-its-kind result comes with a big hitch.
Posted: 10/03/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - Americans talk skinny but eat fat.