Expo will focus on mental health, suicide prevention A Community Help Expo: Navigating Behavioral Health and Suicide will be held Nov. 12 at the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road in Conroe. The expo is free and open to the public. It is presented by the Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention, BHSP,… Read More →
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New Texas A&M AgriLife study explains aspects of Barth syndrome The heart needs energy to pump blood. So, energy production defects in heart muscles result in a variety of cardiac diseases. Texas A&M AgriLife scientists have now discovered a new link between calcium, heart energy production and cardiolipin, a type of fat. The discovery helps… Read More →
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Parrott receives Butler Award for educational outreach for health and nutrition wellness programs in Texas counties The Texas Association of Counties has named an educational outreach award in honor of a longtime Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health educator. The association has named its educational outreach award in honor of Paula Butler,… Read More →
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To help Texans and others better understand the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is working with federal and state entities to help provide the latest information on the disease and share tips on how to prevent its spread.
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Strains of coronavirus can occur annually in domestic cattle herds. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)
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Kelli Brown has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent for Haskell County. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
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Emphasizing the connection between agriculture and community health, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in conjunction with the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, released two publications at the recent Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show. “The Impact of AgriBusiness in the High Plains Trade Area” is a long-running publication, now in its fifth edition. The publication, updated… Read More →
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SAN ANTONIO – Two area 4-H programs focused on promoting higher education among minority students have collaborated with Texas A&M University in San Antonio to present an educational community health and wellness event. The 4-H Juntos club of the Harlandale ISD and the Knights 4-H club of Saint John Berchmans’ Catholic School were involved in […]
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COLLEGE STATION – A study led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists has shown consuming mango alleviates symptoms and associated biomarkers of constipation beyond an equivalent amount of fiber. The study, “Polyphenol-rich Mango, Mangifera indica L., Ameliorate Functional Constipation Symptoms in Humans Beyond Equivalent Amount of Fiber,” can be found on PubMed.com at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29733520. “Chronic […]
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DALLAS — Efficient varieties and informed management practices can help Texans make the most of turfgrasses’ natural human health and environmental benefits, said the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s new turfgrass specialist. Dr. Lindsey Hoffman assumed her post at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas July 9. She said her public […]
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