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Expert suggests new standards in child health as result of Zika Jun 20, 2016
The full pediatric neurological and psychiatric impact of Zika virus infection will take time to sort out and may not be fully realized for years, Dr. Peter Hotez explains in new JAMA Pediatrics editorial.
First-of-its-kind children’s cancer center launches in Botswana capitalJun 13, 2016
The Botswana-Baylor Children’s Center of Excellence and the government of Botswana began development of the first children’s hematology and cancer center of excellence in Gaborone.
Don’t flop on foot support this summerMay 18, 2016
Considering sandals for the summer? Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jason Ahuero says pick sandals that provide arch support and keep feet secure.
Recipients of 2016 DeBakey Research Award represent Baylor College of Medicine’s scientific excellenceMay 3, 2016
Five Baylor faculty members have received the Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award .
Herbal remedies are an overlooked global health hazardMay 2, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine is raising awareness that long-term use of herbal remedies is no guarantee of their safety.
New McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine to study biophysics of cognitionApr 29, 2016
Dr. Nuo Li is the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Improving effective leadership important to patient careApr 21, 2016
The Society of Surgical Chairs has recently released key tenets to improve leadership.
Eighth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Richard KoganMar 29, 2016
Dr. Richard Kogan, clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
It’s a Match! Fourth-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine paired with residency programsMar 18, 2016
Another Match Day at Baylor College of Medicine is in the books, and students, faculty and staff couldn’t be more excited about the day’s celebrations.
Opt for healthier options at rodeo to reduce potential for acid refluxMar 14, 2016
Watch out for too much of a good thing. Baylor College of Medicine expert says eating too much of certain rodeo or fair foods could lead to acid reflux or make it worse.