Community News

Advice to Baylor’s Class of 2016: Be mindful, keep involved in community serviceJun 1, 2016
The 2016 Baylor College of Medicine graduating class were cheered by hundreds of family members and friends gathered in Jones Hall in downtown Houston.
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine brings ‘Magic of Motown’ to Houston to benefit Baylor Lung Institute Feb 8, 2016
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine will host a tribute to “The Magic of Motown” benefitting the Baylor Lung Institute.
Baylor Lung Institute trains international medical residentsOct 28, 2015
New program invites thoracic surgery residents from Mexico City's National Institute of Respiratory Diseases to observe complex thoracic procedures at the Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.
City recognizes Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Oct 13, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine joins City of Houston and local organizations in recognizing awareness for metastatic breast cancer.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative receives continued support from ChevronOct 12, 2015
Chevron has renewed its commitment to the Angola Sickle Cell Initiative with an additional $5 million in funding over five years.
Baylor College of Medicine receives $1.5 million from The Paul G. Allen Ebola Program for enhanced smart podOct 7, 2015
Baylor Global Initiatives will use funding from the grant to design the layout for pharmacy, laboratory and triage pod prototypes that are rapidly deployable to areas where this type of emergency relief is needed.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place this OctoberSep 15, 2015
The 4th annual Baylor College of Medicine Wellness 5K Race and Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, at 8:30 a.m.
Ethics plays important role in explaining genome sequencing to parents/childrenSep 14, 2015
Baylor researcher collaborate on report examining ethical issues that arise from genome sequencing results, considerations when offering these tests to parents and their children.
Know the signs of alcohol intoxication and what to doSep 1, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine expert explains the symptoms of severe alcohol intoxication and when to call 911.
Physical ailments often confused with behavioral issuesAug 28, 2015
For some children a health problem could be to blame for acting up in class or even a drop in grades. Our experts say what might look like a behavioral issue could actually be a sign of hearing loss, sleep apnea or a voice problem.
Vocal health tips for teachersAug 26, 2015
According to our experts, back-to-school isn’t just for the students, teachers need to prepare, as well, by performing vocal warm-ups to keep their voice healthy during the school year.
Tips help students make successful college transitionAug 20, 2015
Back-to-school takes on new meaning for students heading off to college, and our experts offer some helpful tips to help with the new transition.
Quality, quantity of foods help prevent 'freshman 15'Aug 19, 2015
According to our experts, there are several things college students can do to ensure that they’re consuming nutritious foods and avoiding the dreaded ‘freshman 15.
Safety reminders for summertime activitiesAug 10, 2015
According to our experts, the warmer months are when children are more prone to certain injuries due to their increase in outdoor activities. These basic rules of thumb can help.
Global Health Hackathon: Where clinical problems meet innovative solutionsAug 6, 2015
What could happen when you put healthcare professionals, engineers and businesspeople in one room and give them 24 hours to solve some of the most challenging clinical problems from across the world?
Smartphone app for teens puts reliable health information at their fingertipsAug 5, 2015
A new app from the Baylor Teen Health Clinic puts healthcare information and resources at the fingertips of teens and young adults.
Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Cancer Center receives highest National Cancer Institute designation – Comprehensive statusJul 30, 2015
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine the prestigious designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Sickle cell patients in Angola to receive important treatment through partnership programJul 23, 2015
Sickle cell disease patients who receive care through the public health service in Cabinda, Angola, Africa, will now have access to an important treatment for the disease.
Award-winning play raises awareness for Alzheimer’s disease in African-American communityJul 9, 2015
African-Americans are two times more likely to develop the debilitating neurological disorder and are less likely to have an early diagnosis, resulting in less treatment time.
Thirsty? You’re already dehydratedJun 15, 2015
Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat – some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures.