General News

New partnership to provide mental health resources in schoolsNov 4, 2019
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a $4 million grant to the City of Houston in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine to provide Houston-area students with mental health screenings and resources.
How to keep germs out of classroomsAug 7, 2019
Back-to-school season means the start of flu season and exposure to many illnesses. Whether a student is going into preschool or college, there are ways parents, teachers and students themselves can prepare to stay healthy.
Embrace your travel bug without getting sickJul 24, 2019
Infectious diseases expert Dr. Stacey Rose explains how to avoid getting traveler’s diarrhea on your next trip.
Baylor recognizes research excellence with DeBakey AwardsMay 16, 2019
The Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research recognizes outstanding members of the Baylor College of Medicine faculty for their published scientific contributions to clinical or basic science research.
How bystanders can help trauma victimsMay 16, 2019
May is Trauma Awareness Month. Trauma surgeon said Dr. Millard Andrew Davis explains the different types of traumas and what a bystander can do to help.
El Paso to host resource fair about genetics, autismApr 19, 2019
On Saturday, May 4, Baylor College of Medicine will host a community conference and resource fair for the El Paso area to provide an educational seminar and informational support for parents of children with autism and developmental disabilities.
New Family Medicine Clinic opens on Westheimer at WeslayanFeb 25, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine has opened a new family medicine clinic in Houston’s River Oaks area.
Benefits of heart health supplements come with cautionsFeb 1, 2019
We’ve all heard the advice to take a fish oil with omega-3 fatty acids to improve heart health, but are you actually getting the benefits they claim to provide? Dr. Christie Ballantyne says probably not.
The art of mindfulnessJan 16, 2019
The practice of mindfulness has been a hot topic recently, but what does mindfulness actually mean and how does one practice it? One Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses this.
Precision medicine grand rounds welcomes expert in the fieldOct 23, 2018
The inaugural Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Precision Medicine Grand Rounds will feature guest lecturer Dr. Anantha Shekhar, an expert in the field of precision medicine.