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Avoid ski season injuries with these tipsJan 12, 2016
Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine expert, discusses common ski injuries and ways to avoid them.
Travel-related Zika virus confirmed in Harris County Jan 11, 2016
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services has confirmed the first travel-related Zika virus infection in the Harris County area in a person who recently returned from Latin America.
Baylor's Dr. Will Parsons among cancer researchers who met Vice President Joe Biden’s teamJan 11, 2016
Pediatric oncologist Dr. Will Parsons was among a group of cancer researchers who met with the office of Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 8 in Washington, D.C.
Be aware of common cervical cancer symptomsJan 7, 2016
Abnormal bleeding can be an early warning sign of cervical cancer and should not be ignored, said a gynecologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine.
Stretch the effectiveness of your workout Dec 28, 2015
Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine say don't confuse stretching with warm-ups before exercise or training.
Volunteers needed for LAM studyDec 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers for a new study to determine the efficacy of the drug saracatinib in treating women with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM.
A new, multidisciplinary approach to classify cell types in the brainDec 21, 2015
New test leads team to vital clues for understanding neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or is it? Coping advice from an expertDec 21, 2015
Holidays are infrequent occasions, and they bring people face-to-face with problems or circumstances not normally encountered during the rest of the year. Dr. James Bray offers advice to reduce stress.
Neuroblastoma research at Baylor receives funding through support of Today show viewersDec 18, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Andras Heczey has received a grant from the American Cancer Society funded by viewers of the Today Show through its Shine a Light campaign.
Baylor St. Luke’s unveils design for medical campusDec 17, 2015
CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) has unveiled the design for its $1.1 billion medical campus.