Dr. Carolyn Smith named dean of Graduate School The Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees voted today to appoint Dr. Carolyn Smith dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Study: high e-cigarette use among lesbian, gay, bisexual adults Researchers will give a moderated poster presentation that displays the prevalence of smoking, e-cigarette use and high-risk behaviors among adults who identify as lesbian, gay and bisexual. How to have an allergy-friendly Thanksgiving Thanksgiving can be a challenge for individuals with a food allergy. An allergy expert offers advice on how to accommodate food allergies so everyone can have a safe holiday season. Serve up nutrition this Thanksgiving Jennifer Cleveland, registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine, shares tips on how to stay healthy during the holidays. Can you catch a cold from being cold? The temperature outside may be dropping rapidly but that doesn’t mean venturing outdoors will cause you to catch a cold. Isabel Valdez said a virus like the common cold spreads through what we breathe in – not because of the weather.