General News

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.
How divorced parents can keep Halloween sweet for kidsOct 17, 2018
Trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume and having fun are all most children want to do on Halloween, but for some divorced families it can be a challenge to figure out how to make the night a treat and not a fright. 
Preparation key to dealing with hospital mass shootingAug 9, 2018
An alternative strategy for healthcare professionals in an active shooter event has been created by a collaboration of experts including Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine announces winners of the 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardJul 31, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 15th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
Dr. O’Malley named Chancellor of Baylor College of MedicineMay 23, 2018
The Board of Trustees of Baylor College of Medicine have named Dr. Bert O’Malley, longtime chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, as Chancellor of the College, effective July 1.
Study: patients need help understanding online test results Dec 12, 2017
Researchers conducted a study to explore patients’ experiences and preferences when accessing their test results delivered to them via online portals.
Are you getting tested for HIV? Start #DoingIt Dec 1, 2017
On World AIDS Day, health experts at Baylor College of Medicine are reminding everyone that knowing whether or not you are infected with HIV is the first step to living a healthy life.
Don’t let stigma behind HIV stop you from getting tested Nov 27, 2017
Experts at the Baylor Teen Health Clinic are encouraging more testing and education among teens to help rid the growing sigma of HIV.