Community News

Best advice this flu season: Get vaccinatedSep 30, 2014
The flu vaccine is now recommended for everyone over 6 months old, including pregnant women.
Houston Zoo, Baylor team up for special orangutan patientAug 28, 2014
Doctors at Baylor lend a hand to treat Houston Zoo's 42-year-old orangutan, Cheyenne.
Ensure safe start to school with sports physicalAug 15, 2014
Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
DeBakey High School students inspired by astronauts during visit to space instituteApr 16, 2014
Workshop encourages students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with visit to the Nation Space Biomedical Research Institute headquarters in Houston.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Baylor College of Medicine makes tropical medicine seminar available to public Feb 18, 2014
For the first time, the "Seminars in Tropical Medicine" course at Baylor College of Medicine will be open to members of the public who have an interest in tropical medicine.
Event provides free CPR training in high-risk Houston neighborhoodsFeb 10, 2014
The Baylor College of Medicine Mass CPR event, organized by medical students, will provide free one-hour CPR training at five different community centers in high-risk Houston neighborhoods Saturday, March 1.
Grant funds program to improve asthma control among African Americans in HoustonJan 8, 2014
Grant will provide more than $2 million for Baylor's Environmental Health Service's asthma intervention program for African-American adults.
Teen clinic finds innovative ways to draw young men in for health care servicesJun 19, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's Teen Health Clinic offers innovative programs that draw young men in for healthcare services.
Baylor pediatric HIV/AIDS program expands in LesothoJun 12, 2013
The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children's Hospital will expand its clinical and educational efforts to reach the most remote villages of Lesotho with the opening of two new satellite clinical centers