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Texas A&M Healthy South Texas opens new office in Laredo

Dignitaries with Texas A&M and Laredo cut ribbon
Local official, left, presenting program leaders with plaque
Dance group El Shaddai performing at grand opening event

New health services in Webb County provide residents with free and affordable prescription medications to improve community health.

Read more: Medication assistance grand opening in Laredo

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Collaborations help CBHEC programs reach more people

Diabetes educator tests client's blood

By working with local health care centers, the Diabetes Education Program extends its reach to rural communities across South Texas.

Read more: New Diabetes Education class locations

How to protect yourself from disease-carrying bugs

mosquito feeding on a human

"Mosquitoes in Texas may carry viruses, such as West Nile, Zika, dengue, chikungunya and Keystone," says Dr. James A. Mobley, medical director for Texas A&M Healthy South Texas. 

Read more: Protecting yourself from vector-borne diseases

Plant-based diet helps reduce chronic diseases

carrots being washed

Medical director Dr. Sidney Ontai and his wife, Stacey, share their story on how adopting a whole food, plant-based diet improved their health.

Read more: Whole food, plant-based diet

Annual conference addresses many aspects of diabetes

Speaker talks at diabetes conference

About 250 medical professionals attended the diabetes conference to learn about how diet, exercise, mental health and other aspects can positively impact on diabetes self-care.

Read more: 14 annual diabetes conference

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