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workout equipment
As we move into the winter months, cold weather and less daylight may impact your COVID outdoor workout routine. A sports medicine expert at Baylor…
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pregnancy and heart disease
Baylor College of Medicine genetics experts will discuss the options in noninvasive prenatal testing for chromosomal and single-gene disorders during…
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Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corp. give away free Hess Toy Truck STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) kits for teachers to use in their classrooms. Image from 2017 give away.
Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corp. are giving away 1,000 free Hess Toy Truck STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) kits for…
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Expanding Access
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, commonly known as EDS, is a group of genetic disorders that impacts the connective tissue and often results in joint…
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Halloween candle
Halloween is not just for kids – many adults use the opportunity to dress up in costume and attend parties or visit haunted houses. But, since there…
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Holiday table setting
The holiday season is upon us and this year should look a little different as we continue to take precautions during the pandemic. A Baylor College…
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Father and son
Does cancer run in families? A genetic counselor from Baylor College of Medicine will answer that question and more about cancer genetics during the…
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Baylor College of Medicine today released guidelines that schools across the country can reference as they make important reopening decisions during…
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One of the main activities that students, parents and teachers look forward to when the school year begins is attending seasonal sports games. As the…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research is partnering with local…
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Adult hands holding child's hands
A new program developed by mental health experts at Baylor College of Medicine gives parents the tools they need to help their children cope with…
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Father and Child
People across the country are experiencing social distancing and stay-at-home fatigue, but as much as we want the pandemic to be over, we are not out…
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The Houston skyline
Baylor College of Medicine has developed a comprehensive guide to reopening businesses in Houston, offering an outline on what employers can do to…
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A picture of the planet Mars with two of its moons - Phobos and Deimos.
When you’re stuck at home, Mars seems like a million miles away. Actually, it’s about 140 million miles. What will it take to get there, and what…
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Honoree Jan Duncan, honorary chairs Dr. Carolina Gutierrez and Dr. C. Kent Osborne and honoree Sue Smith join together at the Lights Out Cancer event benefiting the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Lights Out Cancer event raised nearly $1.1 million to support cancer research at Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive…
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Spring Evenings with Genetics series begins with seminar on autism spectrum disorder
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Evenings with Genetics will discuss the genetics and state-of-the art heart care for children with Turner Syndrome.
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