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Sixth annual Kamp K'aana now accepting campersJun 18, 2012
The fun weight management program for kids age 10 to 14 is from July 29 to Aug. 11 in Livingston, Texas.
Global Health Forum brings together experts in neglected tropical diseasesJun 12, 2012
Forum led by BCM's Dr. Peter Hotez, included global health and tropical diseases experts.
Tropical Medicine School at BCM and Universidad Autonoma de Yucatán unite to fight neglected tropical diseasesJun 5, 2012
Partnership to help develop new vaccines against neglected tropical diseases.
Botswana-Baylor pediatric HIV clinic Teen Club program amping up social supportMay 11, 2012
Groups help Botswana teens manage chronic illness, transition into adulthood.
Jahoor receives Grand Challenges Explorations grantMay 10, 2012
Funds from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address arginine rates in Indian women, explore link to low-birth-weight babies.
Vaccine expert Dr. José Esparza presents inaugural BCM Center for Globalization lectureApr 17, 2012
Senior adviser for vaccines at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to present April 23 in Cullen Auditorium.
Student grants to foster global initiativesApr 5, 2012
Inaugural Center for Globalization grants awarded to support international research, patient care initiatives by BCM students.
Cancer center outreach group sets colorectal cancer play scheduleMar 9, 2012
Plays that educate Hispanics and African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer slated for March.
Baylor College of Medicine's Medical Genetics Lab expands in Latin AmericaMar 9, 2012
Physicians and patients in Brazil now will have access to advanced genetic testing technologies through new partnership.
Responsibility reigns in Spring Break revelryMar 8, 2012
Know the signs of alcohol poisoning and when it's time to seek professional help.