General News

Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017
Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Study evaluates value of freestanding emergency departmentsJul 12, 2017
A recent multi-institution study seeks to evaluate and compare freestanding emergency departments (FEDs) affiliated with academic institutions against national emergency department (ED) averages.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drainJul 6, 2017
Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Staying hydrated is key for elder adults this summerJun 22, 2017
As temperatures continue to rise, the risk of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration also increase among adults 65 years of age and older.
Baylor Class of ’17 encouraged to bridge healthcare gapsMay 31, 2017
The 2017 Class of Baylor College of Medicine heard words of inspiration from Dr. Marc Nivet, a national leader in healthcare diversity at their graduation ceremony. 
Estimating cost when it comes to novel therapiesMay 16, 2017
When it comes to patient care, finding the best treatment can sometimes include finding an equal, yet more economical solution.
Expert discusses the use of online therapy sitesApr 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. John Oldham cautions that online therapists and therapy websites may not be as beneficial as they seem.
Don’t let springtime sinus infections bring you downMar 29, 2017
Warm weather and blooming flowers can mean sinus infections for allergy sufferers. Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mas Takashima shares ways to manage symptoms and find relief.
Kiss me: I matched!Mar 17, 2017
The luck of the Irish – and four years of hard work and dedication – was on the side of Baylor College of Medicine medical students on Match Day 2017.
Baylor pediatricians to lend expertise to Medscape ConsultMar 13, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Medscape today announced a collaboration that will connect Baylor pediatricians with physicians using Medscape Consult.