Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

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.
Baylor only Texas site awarded NCI grant to help end smokingNov 28, 2017
The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only site in the state of Texas that will implement a National Cancer Institute-funded tobacco cessation program for cancer patients.
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.
Signs that someone is struggling with an addictionNov 27, 2017
Dr. Thomas Kosten discusses the signs that families can look out for that their loved one may be struggling with an addiction, which can be exacerbated during the holidays.
Twice is nice: Enjoy your holiday leftovers safely Nov 21, 2017
Registered dietitian Roberta Anding offers important safety tips to follow when storing leftovers this Thanksgiving.
Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honorNov 20, 2017
Dr. Philip J. Hastings and Dr. Jeffrey L. Noebels have been named 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Turkey not only reason for Thanksgiving drowsinessNov 20, 2017
Registered dietitian Kristi King says a combination of factors are to blame for the post-Thanksgiving-meal nap
Managing cancer treatment and holiday season expectationsNov 17, 2017
Experts from Baylor College of Medicine provide guidance to help manage cancer during the holidays, as both a patient and a caregiver.
Holidays and hearing loss: How to enjoy time with familyNov 16, 2017
For people who suffer from hearing loss, loud family gatherings over the holidays can cause frustration, confusion and even isolation.
Keep an eye on elderly family members this holiday season Nov 15, 2017
Dr. Angela Catic gives tips on signs and symptoms to look for when traveling with or visiting an elder adult.