General News

Traveling can be very good for the elderly when planned correctlyNov 16, 2016
Holiday travel can be rewarding at any age, but it can be an extra special occasion for the elderly.
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam to lead academic integration with Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterNov 9, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam will initially focus on Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in his new role as vice president for academic integration at Baylor College of Medicine and senior associate dean for academic affairs.
Expert offers tips on how to manage election season stress Nov 1, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah warns that worrying about politics can lead to election stress disorder and offers tips on how to manage election season stress.
Baylor College of Medicine and Phillips 66 collaborate to support STEM educationOct 27, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Educational Outreach has received a $50,000 gift from Phillips 66 to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Houston area.
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy welcomes Anna Deavere Smith to Houston for evening of community outreachOct 21, 2016
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine presents an evening with Anna Deavere Smith, featuring her performance of Let Me Down Easy, a docudrama examining the body as it relates to health and human existence.
Baylor College of Medicine rises in ranks of healthiest workplaces for 2016Oct 18, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toeOct 18, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.
Frontline strategies to reduce misdiagnosis in hospitalized patients Oct 17, 2016
Researchers proposed a pragmatic framework of strategies to reduce errors of diagnosis in hospitalized patients in a paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Baylor’s Dr. Brendan Lee to debut virtual integrative genetic services platform at ASHG conferenceOct 14, 2016
Dr. Brendan Lee will debut Consultagene, a new, innovative virtual platform for genetics services, at this year’s American Society of Human Genetics conference in Vancouver Oct. 18-22.
Higher flu vaccine suggested for adults over the age of 65Oct 5, 2016
For elderly adults, getting a flu shot is essential to maintaining good health.